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Concert & Festival Planner & Upcoming Job Deadlines (27 June–3 July 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday. ...
New Online Exhibition Explores Irish Traditional Music in New York
Irish Traditional Music Archive launches 'From the Bridge' exhibition including biographies, recordings and imagery from the 1870s to the present day...

Latest Listings

Young Western Musicians
Concert
11 August Galway Cathedral
Aleksandr Nisse, organ
Concert
4 August Galway Cathedral
Kumi Choi, organ
Concert
28 July Galway Cathedral
Raymond O'Donnell, organ
Concert
21 July Galway Cathedral
Peregryne: Music from the Eton Choirbook
Concert
14 July Galway Cathedral

News

New Online Exhibition Explores Irish Traditional Music in New York
Irish Traditional Music Archive launches 'From the Bridge' exhibition including biographies, recordings and imagery from the 1870s to the present day.
New David Bremner Opera to Be Premiered in July
'Slow Recognition' will be performed at Unit 44 in Dublin.

News – UK

'Artists have a unique opportunity to raise awareness on these issues': New Sustainable Travel Guide for Music Sector Published
Publication provides guidance for those working in music, and their audiences, on how to reduce the environmental impact of concerts and festivals.
Participants of the 2022 Take Five Jazz Programme Announced
Eight UK musicians will take part in a series of talks, discussions and workshops this summer.
Edinburgh International Festival Announces Music and Opera Programme
This year's event is Fergus Linehan’s last as festival director before violinist Nicola Benedetti takes up the role in October 2022.

Reviews

A Win for Smaller Offerings
The Body & Soul festival returned on 17–19 June with a reduced capacity and a line-up including CMAT, Róisín Murphy, Pillow Queens and Jon Hopkins. Andrea Cleary reviews.
New Releases of the Week (24 June 2022)
A round-up of recent releases including Robocobra Quartet, Seán Keegan, The Carole Nelson Trio, Ailbhe Reddy, Maria Kelly feat. Sive, TRÚ, and Ragerra. To submit your music for inclusion, please email [email protected]
A Royal Conflict
Irish National Opera's production of Donizetti’s 'Maria Stuarda' opened in the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin at the weekend, ahead of dates in Cork, Wexford and Limerick. Brendan Finan reviews.

Articles

A Generation Without Hope
Shannon McNamee
In the music of today, you can hear the hopelessness of today's youth as they face a catalogue of dark, gloomy issues, writes Shannon McNamee.
A Generation Without Hope
In the music of today, you can hear the hopelessness of today's youth as they face a catalogue of dark, gloomy issues, writes Shannon McNamee...
Intense Innovation: Jazz Clubs and the Evolution of Jazz
On 26–28 May in the Bello Bar in Dublin, Dave Liebman and the Guilfoyle/Nielsen trio will try to emulate the atmosphere of the New York jazz clubs of the 1960s, with their long playing time and intimate atmosphere in which jazz originally developed. Here, Ronan Guilfoyle discusses what made the...
A Limited Edition
A new collection of essays, 'This Woman's Work', focuses on the female experience of music and aims to challenge 'the historic narrative of music and music writing being written by men, for men’. Laura Watson reviews. ...

From the Archive

Balfe's 'Sleeping Queen' Returns to Dublin
Una Hunt
Michael William Balfe's 1864 work 'The Sleeping Queen' was his only operetta and written for surprisingly small forces. Una Hunt tells the story of the work ahead...
Jan 18, 2018
Music and the Betrayal of Ireland
Toner Quinn
A musical response to crisis.
Jan 30, 2014
Piano Concerto
Ronan Guilfoyle
Ronan Guilfoyle previews his Piano Concerto at the National Concert Hall on Friday 16th August, 2002, with Conor Linehan (piano) and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra (Laurent Wagner,...
Jul 1, 2002

Latest Events

Young Western Musicians
Concert
11 August Galway Cathedral
Aleksandr Nisse, organ
Concert
4 August Galway Cathedral
Kumi Choi, organ
Concert
28 July Galway Cathedral
Raymond O'Donnell, organ
Concert
21 July Galway Cathedral
Peregryne: Music from the Eton Choirbook
Concert
14 July Galway Cathedral

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Marketing Manager
Job
22 July Incorporated Society of Musicians
Events Officer
Job
22 July Incorporated Society of Musicians
Piano Teacher (Junior Academy)
Job
13 July Royal Academy of Music
Composition Teacher (Junior Academy)
Job
8 July Royal Academy of Music
Chair and Trustees
Call for Submissions
13 July Liverpool Philharmonic

Upcoming Events

Michael English Celebration Tour
Concert
30 June Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Blas Presents Goitse
Concert
30 June Dolans, Limerick
Budding Sounds
Installation
1 July RUA RED, South Dublin Arts Centre
NSO: Evita in Concert
Musical Theatre
1 July National Concert Hall
A Celebration of John Lennon
Concert
1 July The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones

Upcoming Deadlines

Composers in the Classroom
Call for Submissions
30 June Nationwide
Berwick New Music International Composition Competition
Competition
30 June Berwick Music Series
Marketing Officer
Job
1 July Lyric Theatre, Belfast
Creative Places West Cork Projects Coordinator
Job
1 July Cork County Council
Head of Business Support Services
Job
1 July Drake Music
Head of Inclusion & Wellbeing
Job
1 July Drake Music
Deputy Music Editor
Job
1 July The Guardian
Chief Executive Officer
Job
1 July Drake Music
Artist Commission: Awaken The Metropolis
Call for Submissions
1 July Culture Night Dublin
Teaching Staff (Music) – Popular Music Production Teacher
Job
1 July Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Funding

Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme 30 June The Arts Council
Arts and Older People Programme 7 July Arts Council of Northern Ireland
ilDÁNA 15 July The Arts Council
Rural Engagement Arts Programme 28 July Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Dance Project Award 28 July The Arts Council