Concert Planner 20–26 May 2019

Damien O’Reilly – launching his new album this week

Concert Planner 20–26 May 2019

This week's concerts from Monday to Sunday. To have your concert included next week (27 May–2 June), please add it to our listings.

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Children & Young People
21.5.19 – Irish Chamber Orchestra – Sing Out With Strings, University Concert Hall Limerick
25.5.19 – Youth Folk Sampler Days, Newhampton Arts Centre
26.5.19 – Youth Folk Sampler Days, Anglia Ruskin University
26.5.19 – Concertos para Bébes: Music for Young Children, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Choral
24.5.19 – BBC Singers: Singers at Six: Mahler and Brahms, St Giles’ Cripplegate London
25.5.19 – Auburn University Chamber Choir, Newman University Church, Dublin
25.5.19 – National Children’s Choir Concerts 2019, National Concert Hall
25.5.19 – Everyman, An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk
25.5.19 – Will Todd Mass in Blue, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
26.5.19 – National Children’s Choir Concerts 2019, National Concert Hall

Classical
20.5.19 – Deirdre Moynihan (soprano) & RTÉ Contempo Quartet, Linenhall Arts Centre
21.5.19 – Irish Chamber Orchestra – Sing Out With Strings, University Concert Hall Limerick
21.5.19 – International Concert Series: Boston Symphony Chamber Players, National Concert Hall
21.5.19 – Castleknock Music Festival Opening Concert, Saint Brigid’s Church of Ireland
22.5.19 – BBC Philharmonic: MacMillan and Wagner, BBC MediaCity UK
22.5.19 – Bach, Haydn, Brahms, and the spirit of France! Saint Brigid’s Church of Ireland
22.5.19 – Pat Coldrick In Concert with The RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Special Guests Finbar Furey and John Sheahan, National Concert Hall Dublin
23.5.19 – Grieg, Chopin and Messiaen, Saint Brigid’s Church of Ireland
24.5.19 – Galway Early Music Festival 2019, Galway
24.5.19 – A Lunchtime Concert of Art Song, National Concert Hall
24.5.19 – BBC Symphony Orchestra: Sakari Oramo conducts Larcher and Mahler, Barbican London
24.5.19 – Camarilla Ensemble, Castletown House
24.5.19 – Introspection // Contemplative works by Brahms, Richter, Arnalds, Bewley’s Cafe Theatre, Dublin
24.5.19 – BBC Concert Orchestra: English Music Festival, Dorchester Abbey
24.5.19 – The Galway String Orchestra Spring Concert & TRAD SESSION, Claregalway Castle
24.5.19 – RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra: Dvořák & Ravel, National Concert Hall
24.5.19 – Music for Galway and Galway Early Music Festival present: Suitcase Arias – Sharon Carty (mezzo soprano) with baroque ensemble led by Claire Duff, St Nicholas Collegiate Church, Galway
26.5.19 – Dublin Song Series, National Concert Hall
26.5.19 – The Life and Songs of Alexander Vertinsky, Saint Brigid’s Church of Ireland

Contemporary
20.5.19 – Irish Composers’ Collective: Horn and electronics w/Cormac O’hAodáin, Bewley’s Cafe Theatre, Dublin
21.5.19 – Borough New Music Season 16: Alice Thomson, flute; Jean Kelly, harp, St. George The Martyr, Borough High Street, London
22.5.19 – Graduate Composition Show of Trinity College Dublin, National Concert Hall
23.5.19 – World Chamber Quartet Hevreh Ensemble Releases New Album at DROM 5.22, DROM
24.5.19 – Zvukee No. 4 Eimear Reidy // Elaine Howley & Natalia Beylis DUO,
The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon
24.5.19 – Introspection // Contemplative works by Brahms, Richter, Arnalds, Bewley’s Cafe Theatre, Dublin

Dance
25.5.19 – Bransles & Farandoles: Medieval and Renaissance Dance Workshop @ Galway Early Music Festival 2019, Mick Lally Theatre, Galway
25.5.19 – Dance Offering 2019 – Presented by Alan Foley Academy of Dance, The Everyman, Cork
26.5.19 – Playford Dance Workshop @ Galway Early Music Festival 2019, Mick Lally Theatre, Galway
26.5.19 – Dance Academy – Alice, University Concert Hall Limerick

Early Music
24.5.19 – Galway Early Music Festival 2019, Galway
24.5.19 – Music for Galway and Galway Early Music Festival present: Suitcase Arias – Sharon Carty (mezzo soprano) with baroque ensemble led by Claire Duff, St Nicholas Collegiate Church, Galway
24.5.19 – ¡Fandango! @ Galway Early Music Festival 2019, Mick Lally Theatre, Galway
25.5.19 – Instrument Makers Exhibition @ Galway Early Music Festival 2019, Galway City Museum
25.5.19 – Chanson à danser @ Galway Early Music Festival 2019, Mick Lally Theatre, Galway
26.5.19 – HHSI Early Irish Harp Discovery Day Talk @ Galway Early Music Festival 2019, Mick Lally Theatre, Galway
26.5.19 – Harpers’ Songs Recital: HHSI Early Irish Harp Discovery Day @ Galway Early Music Festival 2019, Mick Lally Theatre, Galway
26.5.19 – Playford Dance Workshop @ Galway Early Music Festival 2019, Mick Lally Theatre, Galway
26.5.19 – The Dancing Master @ Galway Early Music Festival 2019, Meyrick Hotel Ballroom
25.5.19 – Music and Image – Early Medieval Ireland c. 700 @ Galway Early Music Festival 2019, The Mechanics Institute
25.5.19 – Bransles & Farandoles: Medieval and Renaissance Dance Workshop @ Galway Early Music Festival 2019, Mick Lally Theatre, Galway

Exhibition
25.5.19 – Instrument Makers Exhibition @ Galway Early Music Festival 2019, Galway City Museum

Folk & Traditional
20.5.19 – Riches Of Clare – Fleadh Nua Ennis, The Sanctuary, Queen’s Hotel
20.5.19 – Beoga, Whelan’s, Dublin
21.5.19 – Riches of Clare - Fleadh Nua Ennis, The Sanctuary, Queen’s Hotel
21.5.19 – The Kíla Sessions, Whelan’s, Dublin
21.5.19 – Fairport Convention With Special Guests The Four of Us, Draíocht, Blanchardstown
22.5.19 – Riches of Clare – Fleadh Nua Ennis, The Sanctuary, Queen’s Hotel
22.5.19 – Lisa O’Neill with Kú Kilian, Black Gate Galway
22.5.19 – Fairport Convention, University Concert Hall Limerick
23.5.19 – Riches of Clare – Fleadh Nua Ennis, The Sanctuary, Queen’s Hotel
24.5.19 – Cormac Begley and Liam O’Connor, An Droichead, Béal Feirste
24.5.19 – Riches of Clare – Fleadh Nua Ennis, The Sanctuary, Queen’s Hotel
24.5.19 – Campfire Club: Rob Luft Quintet / Marcus Corbett & Nitin Gaikwad, Culpeper Community Garden
24.5.19 – The Galway String Orchestra Spring Concert & Trad Session, Claregalway Castle
25.5.19 – Youth Folk Sampler Days, Newhampton Arts Centre
25.5.19 – Ennis Launch of Damien O’Reilly’s ‘Dúchas’, Old Ground Hotel, Ennis
25.5.19 – Imogen Gunner with Rose Connolly & Friends, La Pausa Caffe Dublin 7
25.5.19 – Mary Black and her Band, The Source Arts Centre, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
26.5.19 – Perry Hall Folk Music Night, featuring Skellig Green, Perry Hall United Methodist Church
26.5.19 – Youth Folk Sampler Days, Anglia Ruskin University
26.5.19 – HHSI Early Irish Harp Discovery Day @ Galway Early Music Festival 2019, Mick Lally Theatre, Galway
26.5.19 – Dancing at the Crossroads @ Galway Early Music Festival 2019
26.5.19 – Alfi, Whelan’s, Dublin

Indie
22.5.19 – Bess Atwell, Whelan’s, Dublin
23.5.19 – Brigid Mae Power and Peter Broderick, Black Gate Galway
24.5.19 – Sorcha Richardson, Whelan’s, Dublin
24.5.19 – Blaithin Carney, Whelans
25.5.19 – Mongoose / Niamh Regan, Róisín Dubh, Galway

Jazz
24.5.19 – Campfire Club: Rob Luft Quintet / Marcus Corbett & Nitin Gaikwad, Culpeper Community Garden
25.5.19 – Will Todd Mass in Blue, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral
25.5.19 – Jazzgate: The Music of Cole Porter (Matthew Berrill, Aengus Hackett, Barry Duffy) Dan Bodwell, Black Gate Galway

Musical theatre
23.5.19 – The Showman Is Coming! – Peter Corry, National Concert Hall
26.5.19 – We’ll Meet Again: The Story of Vera Lynn, The Everyman, Cork

Open Mic
26.5.19 – Open Mic Night, Róisín Dubh, Galway

Opera
21.5.19 – Irish National Opera presents: The Magic Flute, Gaiety Theatre
21.5.19 – English Touring Opera presents: Verdi’s Macbeth, Exeter Northcott Theatre
22.5.19 – Irish National Opera presents: The Magic Flute, Gaiety Theatre
23.5.19 – Irish National Opera presents: The Magic Flute (matinée), Gaiety Theatre
23.5.19 – La Dirindina, Harty Room, Queen’s University Belfast
23.5.19 – Irish National Opera presents: The Magic Flute, Gaiety Theatre
23.5.19 – English Touring Opera presents: Elizabeth I, Exeter Northcott Theatre
24.5.19 – Irish National Opera presents: The Magic Flute, Gaiety Theatre
24.5.19 – English Touring Opera presents: Verdi’s Macbeth, Exeter Northcott Theatre
25.5.19 – Irish National Opera presents: The Magic Flute (matinée), Gaiety Theatre
25.5.19 – Welsh National Opera presents: Don Pasquale, The Riverfront Newport
25.5.19 – Irish National Opera presents: The Magic Flute, Gaiety Theatre

Rock & Pop
22.5.19 – Rebecca O’Connor “Simply The Best” As Tina Turner, Civic Theatre, Tallaght
23.5.19 – Sarah Buckley Single Launch, Upstairs At Whelan’s, Dublin
23.5.19 – Family Jools live at Bristol Exchange, Bristol Exchange
24.5.19 – Paul Young, University Concert Hall Limerick
25.5.19 – Jilted Generations – It’s Grim up North?, Wexford Arts Centre
26.5.19 – Family Jools live at The Camden Assembly, The Camden Assembly

The week’s concerts from Monday to Sunday. To have your concert included next week (27 May–2 June), please add it to our listings. To receive the Concert Planner by email subscribe to our newsletter.


Festivals this week

19–27 May: Fleadh Nua, Ennis. Co. Clare
23–26 May: Orkney Folk Festival
24-26 May: Life Festival, Dublin
24–26 May: Galway Early Music Festival
25 May: Féile Nasc, Marlay Park, Dublin
25–26 May: SlamDunk Festival, Leeds/Hertfordshire
20–29 May: Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition, Helsinki
25–26 May: East Durham Irish Festival, New York

For more upcoming festivals, see our Festival Calendar.

Published on 20 May 2019

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