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An Advent Crown | Cappella Caeciliana
Concert
30 November Clandeboye Courtyard
Philip Glass Residency KOYAANISQATSI Live!
Concert
27 October National Concert Hall
Mahler Symphony No. 9
Concert
25 October National Concert Hall
Dublin's Theatre Royal Remembered
Concert
25 October National Concert Hall

News

New Edward Bunting Website to be Launched for National Harp Day
Concerts, workshops, exhibitions, talks and demonstrations for National Harp Day to take place throughout Ireland and abroad.
‘The composers took it on with a seriousness and respect for the Irish language that was extremely encouraging’: Dáirine Ní Mheadhra on her new song project
This week, a major project of fifty newly composed songs in the Irish language will be launched. The Journal of Music spoke to Dáirine Ní Mheadhra about the initiative.
'I didn’t know it would work so well… I thought: we have to play again together': Trumpet Player Airelle Besson on her Upcoming Irish Tour
Next week, Airelle Besson, Sebastian Sternal and Jonas Burgwinkel will undertake five performances in Ireland as part of a Music Network tour. Trumpet player Besson spoke to the...

News – UK

BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winners Announced
Seckou Keita, Brìghde Chaimbeul, Ríoghnach Connolly and Ye Vagabonds among winners.
Keychange Seeking 74 Musicians and Industry Professionals for International Programme
Programme open to women and gender minority musicians and industry practitioners; deadline for applications is 31 October.
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival to Feature Ann Cleare Portrait Concert
Riot Ensemble to perform recent chamber works on opening night; Hanna Hartman announced as festival Composer in Residence.

Reviews

There Are No Winners
Last weekend, Irish National Opera gave the first ever Irish performance of an opera by Vivaldi – the story of a formidable woman subjected to ridicule and abuse. Toner Quinn reviews.
Impossible Craft
In her latest article for the Galway City and County Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Tara Broderick reviews Norwegian hardanger fiddle-player Nils Økland and band at the Galway Jazz Festival.
Navigating Life and Art
In his second article for the Galway City and County Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Massimo Cattaneo reviews a performance by harper Úna Monaghan with singer Pauline Scanlon at the Galway Jazz Festival.

Articles

Making the Case for Ina Boyle
James Camien McGuiggan
A recent book on the life and work of the Irish composer Ina Boyle suggests an oeuvre worth uncovering. James Camien McGuiggan explores the arguments.
A New Irish Musical Language is Developing
We have entered a new era in Irish music, writes Toner Quinn, in which a language based on traditional music and song is producing extraordinary work across genres, but is it getting the attention it deserves?
‘We know traditional music represents so much more than just the melody that you hear’: Úna Monaghan at Tradition Now and Galway Jazz Festival
Harper, composer and recipient of the inaugural Liam O’Flynn award, Úna Monaghan will perform solo in Dublin and Galway next week. She spoke to the Journal of Music about her current work for harp and electronics.
Lyric FM Needs a New Vision, Not More Cuts
Lyric FM is under threat because of RTÉ's financial difficulties, but a better future for the station is possible, writes Toner Quinn.

Latest Events

An Advent Crown | Cappella Caeciliana
Concert
30 November Clandeboye Courtyard
Philip Glass Residency KOYAANISQATSI Live!
Concert
27 October National Concert Hall
Mahler Symphony No. 9
Concert
25 October National Concert Hall
Dublin's Theatre Royal Remembered
Concert
25 October National Concert Hall

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Music for Me Internship
Job
1 November Waltons New School of Music
Administrator
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25 October Creative Scotland
Access and Participation Manager
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31 October The Royal Academy of Music
Head of Conducting
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25 October Royal College of Music
Alumni & Supporter Engagement Officer
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28 October Royal College of Music

Upcoming Events

Gin & Jazz Saturday Lunch
Concert
19 October Morelands Grill
Valda 21st Anniversary Recital with Special Guests, Saxology!
Concert
19 October Wexford County Council HQ
Baboró Inretnational Arts Festival for children - Jabberbabble
Musical Theatre
19 October An Taibhdhearc, Galway
Baboró Inretnational Arts Festival for children - Jabberbabble
Musical Theatre
19 October An Taibhdhearc, Galway
Wagon Wheels - A Short Film Premier
Film
19 October Wexford Arts Centre
Ryan Young & Jenn Butterworth w/ Alfi
Concert
19 October The Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts
Esposito Quartet
Concert
19 October Mullingar Arts Centre
Kevin Burke in concert
Concert
19 October Coastguard Cultural Centre
Route 66 Big Band Live in Concert
Concert
19 October Draíocht, Blanchardstown
Irish National Opera presents: Griselda
Opera
19 October Solstice Arts Centre, Navan

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Development Manager
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21 October Museum of Literature Ireland
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21 October Museum of Literature Ireland
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21 October The Barbican Centre
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21 October Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Program Administrator, Music Technology
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21 October New York University
Live Music Now Auditions
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21 October Live Music Now
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21 October London Sinfonietta
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22 October New York Philharmonic
Associate Director, Customer Experience
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22 October New York Philharmonic

Funding

England's Performing Arts Showcase 31 October Arts Council of England
Arts Grants 2020 4 November Dublin City Council
An Invitation to Collaboration scheme 7 November The Arts Council
An Invitation to Collaboration scheme 14 November The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Festivals Investment Scheme 14 November The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon