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Miriam Roycroft, cello and Lance Coburn, piano
Concert
8 May Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
The Waterloo Concert
Concert
18 June Mornington House
Free State #10
Concert
5 May National Concert Hall
Jerome Hynes Composers' Competition
Competition
17 May National Concert Hall
Dublin City Music Education Partnership
Call for Submissions
5 May Dublin City Council

News

'I'd still be fumbling around in the dark trying to find the light switch'
Crash Ensemble's 10th 'Free State' concert – presenting the work of young and emerging composers – takes place at the NCH on 5 May. Anna Murray of The Journal of Music spoke to Garrett Sholdice, Enda Bates and Daniel McDermott about the impact the series has had on their work.
Anthony Long Appointed General Manager of RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Former RTÉ Concert Orchestra Manager takes up position with immediate effect.
Steve Wickham, Erlend Viken Trio, Gilles Apap at 25th Baltimore Fiddle Fair
Waterboys violinist, now performing with NoCrows, also played the first festival in 1992.

Reviews

Gothic Outsiders
Siobhán Cleary's 'Vampirella' is a thought-provoking addition to the Irish operatic repertoire, writes Laura Watson.
Songs of Conviction
The latest in a series of collaborations between Crash Ensemble and indie artists shone a new light on the artistry of Katie Kim, writes Anna Murray.
At the Heart of Fiddle-Playing
Liam O'Connor's first solo album strikes the balance between virtuosity and style, writes Toner Quinn.

Articles

Grappling with Diversity
John McLachlan
Music critic Tim Rutherford-Johnson's new book on modern composition since 1989 covers a massively broad range of creative musical approaches and techniques, writes John McLachlan, and will inspire a new generation.
A Connection Like a Full Moon
Is increased audience participation the great musical trend of our time?
Feeling and Thinking About Music
Alfred Brendel's new book is a reminder of how the really dedicated musician goes about things, writes John McLachlan.
Louis the First
Trailblazer and standard setter – with Louis Stewart's passing in August, Irish jazz has lost its most iconic figure, writes Ronan Guilfoyle.
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Latest Events

Miriam Roycroft, cello and Lance Coburn, piano
Concert
8 May Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
The Waterloo Concert
Concert
18 June Mornington House
Free State #10
Concert
5 May National Concert Hall
Ryan Lawrie Tour
Concert
27 May Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast
10 Years Screaming at The Grove
Concert
20 May Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Jerome Hynes Composers' Competition
Competition
17 May National Concert Hall
Dublin City Music Education Partnership
Call for Submissions
5 May Dublin City Council
Sub-Principal No. 3 Double Bass
Job
5 May City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Female Conductor Programme
Call for Submissions
30 June National Concert Hall
Bernadette Greevy Bursary for Singers
Competition
15 May National Concert Hall

New Releases

Where I Belong (single)
Recording
Grainne Duffy
Roscanna
Recording
Cuar
Learning Place
Recording
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Upcoming Events

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Choirs at Christchurch III - Guys and Dolls
Concert
29 April Triskel Christchurch, Cork
Music Current: New Voices
Concert
29 April Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin
Ensemble ICC - Cordophones
Concert
29 April IMRO, Dublin
Music Current: PERISONIC
Concert
29 April Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin
Limerick Choral Union
Concert
29 April University Concert Hall, Limerick
Louth Contemporary Music Society Presents: James Dillon's 'The Louth Work – Orphic Fragments'
Concert
29 April St Peter's Church of Ireland, Drogheda

Upcoming Deadlines

 
Job
30 April The Irish Memory Orchestra
 
Job
30 April BBC
 
Job
30 April English National Opera
 
Job
1 May Thursford Christmas Spectacular
 
Job
1 May Thursford Christmas Spectacular
 
Call for Submissions
1 May University College Cork
 
Call for Submissions
1 May University College Cork
 
Job
1 May Glyndebourne
 
Job
2 May Chetham's School of Music, Manchester
 
Job
2 May Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Festivals

Clonmel Junction Festival 2017
Festival
3 July to 9 July
Clonmel Junction Festival
Folkfest Killarney 2017
Festival
7 July INEC Killarney

Funding

 
4 May The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
 
11 May The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
 
19 May Arts Council England
 
14 June Arts Council England
 
16 June Culture Ireland