Concert Planner: 27 May–2 June 2019

Maria Somerville – performing at the Open Ear festival on Sherkin Island, Cork, this weekend.

Concert Planner: 27 May–2 June 2019

This week's concerts from Monday to Sunday. To have your concert included next week (3–9 June), please add it to our listings.

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Cabaret
2.6.19 – Diva Unleashed, An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk

Children and Young People
1.6.19 – LSO Family Concert: What Do You Do with an Idea?, Barbican, London

Classical
28.5.19 – Carmina Burana – Culwick Choral Society, National Concert Hall
30.5.19 – Bartók Concerto for Orchestra – London Symphony Orchestra/Michael Tilson Thomas, Barbican, London
30.5.19 – Rouvali conducts Stravinsky, Royal Festival Hall
30.5.19 – Kind of Blue – Orchestrated, National Concert Hall
30.5.19 – Juan Martín (with the Donegal Chamber Orchestra), Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny
31.5.19 – BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Czech Roots – Chloe Hanslip & Danny Driver, LSO St Luke’s
31.5.19 – Shakespeare In Song … In Sonnet, National Concert Hall
31.5.19 – Friends of UCH - Trip to Killaloe Music Festival, St Flannan’s Cathedral, Killaloe
31.5.19 – RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra / Kazuki Yamada, conductor / Simone Lamsma, violin: Korngold & Strauss, National Concert Hall
31.5.19 – Don Quixote: Killaloe Chamber Music Festival, St. Flannan’s Cathedral, Killaloe, Co. Clare
1.6.19 – Emerging Artist Platform: Killaloe Chamber Music Festival, St Flannan’s Cathedral, Killaloe, Co. Clare
1.6.19 – Il Pomo d’Oro/Edgar Moreau, Milton Court Concert Hall, London
1.6.19 – Kreutzer Sonata: Killaloe Chamber Music Festival, St. Flannan’s Cathedral, Killaloe, Co. Clare
1.6.19 – Music of George Gershwin: Killaloe Chamber Music Festival, St. Flannan’s Cathedral, Killaloe, Co. Clare
2.6.19 – LSO Discovery Day: Charles Ives, Barbican, London
2.6.19 – LSO Artist Portrait: Daniil Trifonov – London Symphony Orchestra/Michael Tilson Thomas, Barbican, London
2.6.19 – Romeo and Juliet: Killaloe Chamber Music Festival, St. Flannan’s Cathedral, Killaloe, Co.Clare

Choral
27.5.19 – National Children’s Choir Concerts 2019, National Concert Hall
27.5.19 – Dulciana present: Heavenly Sounds | Earthly Love feat. special guest Dowry, Sandford Church
28.5.19 – Abair/Samaa, Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin
28.5.19 – Carmina Burana – Culwick Choral Society, National Concert Hall
30.5.19 – Garden of Earthly Delights, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
1.6.19 – The Dessoff Choirs Celebrates Walt Whitman Bicentennial, Church of St Paul and Andrew

Contemporary
27.5.19 – String Quartet Ethel Tours “The River” in Reston, Reston Community Center
30.5.19 – Open Ear, Sherkin Island

Country
29.5.19 – Cormac Neeson & The Unholy Gospel Choir + Special Guests, Fred Zeppelin’s
31.5.19 – Johnny Cash tribute on Spike Island, Cork

Dance
30.5.19 – Kalakuta Republik – Dance Show Inspired by Fela Kuti, Barbican, London
31.5.19 – Kalakuta Republik – Dance Show Inspired by Fela Kuti, Barbican, London
1.6.19 – Kalakuta Republik – Dance Show Inspired by Fela Kuti, Barbican, London

Electronic
29.5.19 – Swansea Laptop Orchestra in Galway, The Loft, Sevenbridge, Galway
30.5.19 – Open Ear, Sherkin Island
31.5.19 – Swansea Laptop Orchestra in Dublin, Studio 10 Dublin
1.6.19 – Swansea Laptop Orchestra in Cork, The Guesthouse, Shandon, Cork

Folk & Traditional
27.5.19 – Youth Folk Sampler Days, Central Hall Southampton
27.5.19 – Ye Vagabonds | plus guest: Josh Geffin, The Lexington, Pentonville Road, London
28.5.19 – Youth Folk Sampler Days, Public Hall Liskeard
30.5.19 – Youth Folk Sampler Days, Cecil Sharp House
30.5.19 – Chewing the Fat, Wexford Arts Centre
30.5.19 – May Singing Session with guest Fionnuala Maxwell, St Sylvester’s GAA Club, Church Rd, Malahide
31.5.19 – Youth Folk Sampler Days, Guildhall Theatre Derby
31.5.19 – The Howling Hecate, Mountshannon, Co. Clare
1.6.19 – Youth Folk Sampler Days, Durham Johnston School
1.6.19 – Slow Moving Clouds, Church of Ireland, Mountshannon
1.6.19 – Alfi House Concert in Leacadonna Front Room, Leitir Móir na Coille, Camus, Co.Galway
2.6.19 – Youth Folk Sampler Days, Durham Johnston School
2.6.19 – The Night Before Larry Got Stretched: Róisín White, The Cobblestone

Indie
27.5.19 – Dulciana present: Heavenly Sounds | Earthly Love feat. special guest Dowry, Sandford Church
28.5.19 – Soak + Pillow Queens, Live at St Lukes
1.6.19 – Sabrina Piggott (with Siobhan Mac Mahon), The Vintage Room @ The Workman’s Club
2.6.19 – Sabrina Piggott (with Siobhan Mac Mahon), Under the Oak Cafe, Mountshannon, Co. Clare

Jazz & Improvised
28.5.19 – Signal Series May - Paul Dunlea Quintet | Cormac Kenevey Quartet, The Wild Duck
29.5.19 – Meshell Ndegeocello, National Concert Hall
29.5.19 – RBG Trio, Clew Bay Hotel, Westport
30.5.19 – The Jungle – Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra & LSO, Barbican, London
30.5.19 – Kind of Blue – Orchestrated, National Concert Hall
31.5.19 – The Jungle – Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra & LSO, Barbican, London

Literary
29.5.19 – Dreamtime Revisited, The Snug, Mountshannon, Co. Clare
1.6.19 – The Rape of Lucrece – Presented by Gate Theatre, The Everyman, Cork

Masterclass
27.5.19 – Sir Thomas Allen Vocal Masterclass, National Concert Hall

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

Opera
29.5.19 – Garsinton Opera presents ‘The Bartered Bride’ by Bedřich Smetana, Garsington Opera
30.5.19 – Pimpinone by Telemann: Killaloe Chamber Music Festival, St. Flannan’s Cathedral, Killaloe, Co. Clare
31.5.19 – Pimpinone by Telemann: Killaloe Chamber Music Festival, St. Flannan’s Cathedral, Killaloe, Co. Clare
31.5.19 – Handel: Agrippina – Il Pomo d’Oro with Joyce DiDonato, Barbican, London
31.5.19 – English Touring Opera presents: Verdi’s Macbeth, Lighthouse Poole
1.6.19 – Welsh National Opera presents: Don Pasquale, Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea

Rock & Pop
1.6.19 – The Classic Beatles – Abbey Road 50th Anniversary Tour, Draíocht, Blanchardstown
1.6.19 – Bairbre Anne Debut Album Launch, Cork Opera House
2.6.19 – Coco and the Butterfields, The Hall, Mountshannon

Soul
2.6.19 – Aretha - Queen of Soul | Starring Karen Underwood, The Everyman, Cork

Talk
28.5.19 – An Evening with Alan McGee (Creation Records), The Sugar Club, Dublin
30.5.19 – Violet Nights: Cancel Culture, Royal Festival Hall, London
1.6.19 – Stockhausen in Depth, Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, London

Workshop
31.5.19 – Swansea Laptop Orchestra – Creative Coding Workshop, Studio 10 Dublin

To have your concert included next week (3–9 June), please add it to our listings. To receive the Concert Planner by email subscribe to our newsletter.


Festivals this week

28 May–3 June: Blackwater Valley Opera Festival, Lismore, Co. Waterford

29 May–2 June: Primavera Pro, Barcelona

30 May–3 June: Mountshannon Arts Festival, Co. Clare
31 May–2 June: Vantastival, Drogheda, Co. Louth

31 May–3 June: Open Ear, Sherkin Island, Co. Cork

31 May–3 June: Doonbeg International Jazz Festival, Co. Clare
1 June: Roots Picnic, Philadelphia

1 June: Unamplifire, London

1–3 June: Bulmers Forbidden Fruit Festival, The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin

1–2 June: Fever Pitch, Galway Airport

For more upcoming festivals, see our Festival Calendar.

Published on 26 May 2019

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