Concert Planner: 7–12 May 2019

Joe McPhee – residency at Cafe OTO this week (Photo: Dawid Laskowski)

Concert Planner: 7–12 May 2019

This week's concerts from Tuesday to Sunday. To have your concert included next week (13–19 May), please add it to our listings.

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Children & Young People
7.5.19 – Waltons Music For Schools Competition Finalists Concert, National Concert Hall, Dublin
8.5.19 – On A High Note! Music Workshops for Primary Schools, National Concert Hall, Dublin
10.5.19 – WhistleBlast Quartet Composition Programme Final Performances 2018/19 Dublin, Ballina Arts Centre, Mayo
11.5.19 – Family Concert With Affinití: Once Upon A Time, National Concert Hall, Dublin

Classical
7.5.19 – From Europe with Love: Latvia, St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway
8.5.19 – John Lynch Chamber Music Project, The Studio National Concert Hall
9.5.19 – BBC National Orchestra of Wales – Mozart and Bartók, St David’s Hall Cardiff
9.5.19 – BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra – Stravinsky’s ‘The Firebird’, Glasgow City Halls
9.5.19 – International Concert Series: Marc-André Hamelin, Piano, National Concert Hall
10.5.19 – EPTA 8th Piano Festival, National Concert Hall, Dublin
10.5.19 – Pipeworks Organ Recitals: Fergal Caulfield, National Concert Hall
10.5.19 – EPTA 8th Piano Festival: Recital by winner of 2019 Feis Ceoil Mrs MT Heneghan Cup, National Concert Hall, Dublin
10.5.19 – RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin, conductor / Alina Ibragimova, violin, National Concert Hall, Dublin
10.5.19 – BBC National Orchestra of Wales – Mozart and Bartók, Brangwyn Hall Swansea
10.5.19 – Handel’s Israel in Egypt, with the BBC Singers and the Academy of Ancient Music, Milton Court Concert Hall
10.5.19 – BBC Philharmonic: Elgar, Grieg & Dvořák, Victoria Hall Hanley
11.5.19 – EPTA 8th Piano Festival, National Concert Hall, Dublin
11.5.19 – The Danu Quartet And The Vanir Quartet, Triskel Christchurch, Cork
11.5.19 – Music for Galway presents: Adventure Screen Classics with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Leisureland Galway
11.5.19 – EPTA 8th Piano Festival: An Evening with Finghin Collins, National Concert Hall, Dublin
11.5.19 – BBC Symphony Orchestra: Joana Carneiro conducts Golijov and John Adams, Barbican London
11.5.19 – University of Limerick Orchestra Summer Proms, University Concert Hall Limerick
11.5.19 – The Guiness Choir (Conductor: David Milne) presents: Easter Oratorio and Ascension Oratorio by J.S. Bach, National Concert Hall, Dublin
11.5.19 – The Irish Guitar Quartet, The National Opera House, Wexford
12.5.19 – EPTA 8th Piano Festival, National Concert Hall, Dublin
12.5.19 – Dublin Song Series: Anna Huntley / Dearbhla Collins, National Concert Hall, Dublin
12.5.19 – Chamber Music Recital, Nathan Braude viola, Polina Leschenko piano, Kilmurry House
12.5.19 – Baroque Extravaganza!, 12 Henrietta St
12.5.19 – EPTA 8th Piano Festival: Prize winners’ concert, National Concert Hall, Dublin
12.5.19 – Music in May, Rathgar Methodist Church

Contemporary
11.5.19 – Oren Ambarchi at 50 / Black Truffle At 10 Festival: David Rosenboom + Crys Cole + Oren Ambarchi + Julia Reidy + Francis Plagne + Manuel Pessôa De Lima + Dj Pragajena (Some Fine Legacy Records), Café OTO
12.5.19 – Oren Ambarchi at 50 / Black Truffle At 10 Festival: Whirled Music - David Toop / Max Eastley / Steve Beresford – Matinee, Café OTO
12.5.19 – Oren Ambarchi at 50 / Black Truffle At 10 Festival: Alvin Curran & Oren Ambarchi (Duo) + Eiko Ishibashi (Solo) + James Rushford & Will Guthrie (Duo) + Joe Talia “Tint” + Dj Monumentale (Elica Editions), Café OTO

Dance
8.5.19 – I THOU, Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin
11.5.19 – Youth Ballet West presents: Virtually Perfect, Town Hall Theatre, Galway

Folk & Traditional
7.5.19 – The Kíla Sessions, Whelan’s, Dublin
7.5.19 – Music Network Presents: De Temps Antan, The National Opera House, Wexford
8.5.19 – The Fretless @ Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, The Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts
8.5.19 – Music Network Presents: De Temps Antan, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
9.5.19 – Music Network Presents: De Temps Antan, Triskel Christchurch, Cork
9.5.19 – Liam O’Connor and Cormac Begley, The Cobblestone
10.5.19 – The Club Sessions, The Rugby Club Tullamore
10.5.19 – Freddie White - Plus Guest, Triskel Christchurch, Cork
10.5.19 – Music Network Presents: De Temps Antan, Fiddle Fair Marquee, Baltimore
11.5.19 – The Housekeepers - Doireann Glackin and Sarah Flynn Album Launch, St Laurence’s Church, Grangegorman
11.5.19 – Kilfenora Céilí Band and Guests, The Everyman, Cork
11.5.19 – Sephira, Castletown House
11.5.19 – Dreamers’ Circus, National Concert Hall, Dublin
12.5.19 – Harps in May, St Iberius Church, Wexford
12.5.19 – Dreamers’ Circus, Fiddle Fair Marquee, Baltimore, Co. Cork

Indie
10.5.19 – Ruairí de Leastar, Sirius Arts Centre Cobh Co. Cork
11.5.19 – Paul Noonan Solo, The Source Arts Centre, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

Jazz & Improvised
7.5.19 – Joe McPhee Residency: Joe Mcphee / Paal Nilssen Love (Duo) + Joe Mcphee / Ute Kanngiesser (Duo), Café OTO
8.5.19 – Nubya Garcia, Black Box Theatre, Belfast
8.5.19 – Joe McPhee Residency: Joe Mcphee With Black Top (Pat Thomas & Orphy Robinson) & Paal Nillsen Love, Café OTO
9.5.19 – Joe McPhee Residency: Joe Mcphee / Áine O’dwyer (Duo) + Joe Mcphee / Bryan Eubanks (Duo), Café OTO
9.5.19 – Hugh Buckley and Dave Whyte Guitar Duo, Neary’s Bar
10.5.19 – Joe McPhee Residency: Decoy (Joe Mcphee / John Edwards / Alexander Hawkins / Steve Noble) + Steve Noble In Conversation With Joe Mcphee, Café OTO

Musical theatre
7.5.19 – Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum
8.5.19 – Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum
9.5.19 – Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum
10.5.19 – More Golden Voices Of Hollywood, National Concert Hall, Dublin

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

Opera
7.5.19 – English Touring Opera presents: Verdi’s Macbeth, Churchill Theatre Bromley
8.5.19 – Scottish Opera presents: The Magic Flute, Theatre Royal Glasgow
8.5.19 – English Touring Opera presents: Elizabeth I, Churchill Theatre Bromley
10.5.19 – Scottish Opera presents: The Magic Flute, Theatre Royal Glasgow
10.5.19 – English Touring Opera presents: Verdi’s Macbeth, The Marlowe Theatre Canterbury

Rock & Pop
7.5.19 – Eastbound – Dublin’s New Music Festival, Whelan’s, Dublin
8.5.19 – Mini Mansions, Whelan’s, Dublin
8.5.19 – BBC Concert Orchestra – Friday Night is Music Night: 60 years of Motown, Hackney Empire
9.5.19 – Say Sue Me, Róisín Dubh, Galway
9.5.19 – Graham Mitchell, Whelan’s, Dublin
9.5.19 – Unloved, Whelan’s, Dublin
10.5.19 – It Takes a Village, Trabolgan Holiday Village, East Cork
10.5.19 – Brother Slim Album Launch, The Harbour Bar, Bray
10.5.19 – The Greatest Love of All, University Concert Hall, Limerick
10.5.19 – A Salute to the Crooners with Dave Lawlor, The Source Arts Centre, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
11.5.19 – Jason Lytle (Grandaddy) / Malojian, Róisín Dubh, Galway
11.5.19 – It Takes a Village, Trabolgan Holiday Village, East Cork
12.5.19 – It Takes a Village, Trabolgan Holiday Village, East Cork
12.5.19 – Dezperado: A Musical Tribute to The Eagles, The Everyman, Cork

To have your concert included next week (13–19 May), please add it to our listings. To receive the Concert Planner by email subscribe to our newsletter.


Festivals this week

7–12 May: Eastbound: Dublin’s New Music Festival
9–11 May: The Great Escape – The Festival for New Music, Brighton, UK
9–11 May: Spor – Festival for Contemporary Music and Sound Art, Aarhus, Denmark
9–12 May: Fiddle Fair, Baltimore, Cork
10–12 May: Rolling Loud, Miami
10–12 May: Form, Arcosanti, Arizona
10–12 May: Acoustic Yard Festival, Westport, Co. Mayo
10–12 May: It Takes a Village Festival, Trabolgan, East Cork
10–26 May: Norfolk & Norwich Festival
11 May: Chambord x Cercle, Chambord, France
11 May: Street Fest, Leeds, UK

For more upcoming festivals, see our Festival Calendar.

Published on 7 May 2019

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