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Assistant General Manager
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26 October American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
2018-19 Programme
Call for Submissions
15 November Onassis Cultural Centre
Early Career Research Fellowships Competition
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13 November University of Cambridge
The House Presents
Concert
3 November Annesley House, Dublin 3
The House Presents
Concert
3 November Annesley House, Dublin 3

News

Oscar Ghiglia and Chloë Hanslip Perform at Music Network Artist Residency Series
Curated by Artist in Residence Redmond O'Toole, the concerts will take place on 23 and 24 October.
The Harp as a Symbol of Ireland – A Help or a Hindrance?
Discussion on the national instrument to take place at 2nd Achill International Harp Festival.
Michael Wollny Brings His Adventurous Jazz to Ireland
Star of the ACT jazz label to perform six concerts in Music Network tour from 23 to 29 October.

Reviews

Day of All Days in Doolin
In the latest review from our Journal of Music/Clare County Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Ruth Smith attends the Doolin Folk Festival to hear a powerful set by Lisa Hannigan.
Triple Tradition at the Fleadh Cheoil
At the Fleadh Cheoil in Ennis in August, Alan Reid – one of the participants in our Journal of Music/Clare County Music Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme – attended three concerts of traditional music in one, featuring The Boruma Trio with special guests Eamonn Cotter, Karen Ryan and Pete Quinn.
Lankum's New Fire
In the latest review from our Journal of Music/Galway City Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Shannon McNamee listens to the skilled, edgy folk sound of Lankum.

Articles

An Orchestra Out of Step?
Adrian Smith
An orchestra playing less new music, writes Adrian Smith, is out of step with contemporary culture. Has the amount of contemporary music being played by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra been in decline in recent years? Smith undertook an analysis of recent programming.
The Classical Music Establishment Strikes Back
Michael Dervan's new book, 'The Invisible Art: A Century of Music in Ireland 1916–2016', is, like the Composing the Island festival last September, an attempt at addressing the ‘invisibility of composers in Irish life’ – but not all composers, writes Toner Quinn.
Why We Need a Traditional Music Infrastructure
The world of the professional traditional musician appears to be contracting, writes Toner Quinn.
The Manufacture of Irish Traditional Music
Is Irish traditional music a newly constructed music – manufactured for the needs of an island going through traumatic upheaval? Niall Keegan discusses Martin Dowling's new collection of essays, 'Traditional Music and Irish Society: Historical Perspectives'.
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Latest Events

The House Presents
Concert
3 November Annesley House, Dublin 3
The House Presents
Concert
3 November Annesley House, Dublin 3
Other Voices Belfast
Festival
26 October Belfast Creative Quarter
  Martinů at the Hugh Lane Gallery
Concert
29 October Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
Cór Chúil Aodha directed by Peadar Ó Riada
Concert
7 November St Patrick's College, Maynooth

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Assistant General Manager
Job
26 October American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
2018-19 Programme
Call for Submissions
15 November Onassis Cultural Centre
Early Career Research Fellowships Competition
Job
13 November University of Cambridge
Producer – Opera and Music Theatre
Job
1 November Snape Maltings
Assistant Producer, Residencies & Open Space
Job
6 November Snape Maltings

Upcoming Events

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SPOTLIGHT CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES  II
Concert
21 October Triskel Christchurch, Cork
Sonic Vigil 10
Concert
21 October St Peter's Church Cork
There is an Island
Concert
21 October Visual Centre for Contemporary Art & The George Bernard Shaw Theatre
Cois Cladaigh presents 'Stars'
Concert
21 October St Ann's Church, Dawson Street, Dublin
Irish Chamber Orchestra - Bach On The Road
Concert
21 October An Grianán, Letterkenny
Mundy – Jelly Legs 21 Tour
Concert
21 October Triskel Christchurch, Cork
Simovic Hugh Trio from the London Symphony Orchestra
Concert
22 October 25 Mountjoy Square
Irish Chamber Orchestra - Bach On The Road
Concert
22 October The Model, Sligo
Chris Wood in Concert
Concert
22 October Whelan's Dublin
In Dialogue w/ Steve Reich's Nagoya Marimbas
Concert
23 October Wood Quay Venue

Upcoming Deadlines

 
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22 October The Boston Symphony Orchestra
 
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22 October BBC Concert Orchestra
 
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23 October Sound and Music
 
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24 October Orchestra Victoria
 
Job
25 October Royal Northern College of Music
 
Tender
25 October The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
 
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25 October Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
 
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25 October Warner Music Group, London
 
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26 October American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
 
Job
26 October State University of New York Potsdam

Festivals

Other Voices Belfast
Festival
26 October Belfast Creative Quarter
Guinness Cork Jazz Festival
Festival
27 October Venues in Cork
Achill International Harp Festival
Festival
27 October The Wavecrest Hotel & various Achill venues
Metropolis Festival 2017
Festival
28 October RDS
Metropolis Festival 2017
Festival
29 October RDS

Funding

 
26 October The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
 
27 October Arts Council England
 
1 November Dublin City Arts Office
 
17 November Arts Council England
 
22 November Creative Europe Desk UK