Latest Listings

Eris 136199 at Jazz em Agosto
Concert
11 August Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon
The Legend of Luke Kelly 2019
Concert
21 September The Civic, Tallaght
Virgin Media Discovers
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26 July Virgin Media

News

Dublin School Awarded Music Rights Laureate by International Music Council
Scoil Úna Naofa Violin and Orchestra Project recognised for their innovative music groups for children and adults and community outreach.
Concert Planner: 22–28 July 2019
This week's concerts from Monday to Sunday. To have your concert included next week (29 July–4 August), please add it to our listings.
RTÉ Folk Awards Seeking Nominations for Best Emerging Artist
Deadline for submissions is Sunday 28 July.

News – UK

'It is quite a lot harder now... for new talent': Report calls for Music Board for Greater Manchester
Recommendations include support for grassroots venues and wider music education access.
Over Seven Hundred Artists and Organisations Sign Up for Music Declares Emergency
Radiohead, Christy Moore, Peggy Seeger, Nitin Sawhney, Kathryn Tickell and companies such as Rough Trade Records, Warner Music UK and Abbey Road Studios sign up to the group’s aim...
New Appointments in Music: UK and Ireland (July 2019)
Appointments at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, PRS Foundation, Newpark Music Centre, and Farmleigh House.

Reviews

Narrow Focus on a Repellent Worldview
Irish National Opera gave the world premiere of 'Least Like the Other: Searching for Rosemary Kennedy' in Galway this week, a work by composer Brian Irvine and director Netia Jones that tells the story of JFK's sister. Toner Quinn reviews.
Still Feeding Folk's Roots
Now in its eightieth year, Topic has just released a double-album of artists singing classic songs previously released on the label. Shannon McNamee reviews.
Shining a New Light
Luminosa string orchestra recently held its inaugural concerts in Galway, the first focussing on work by female composers and the second on the theme of landscape and music. Toner Quinn reviews.

Articles

Lose Myself in this World
Don O'Mahony
Cork Midsummer Festival on 19–22 June featured an ambitious new work by composer Karen Power featuring vocalists Ute Wassermann and Michelle O’Rourke, the Quiet Music Ensemble and a specially formed sound choir. Don O'Mahony reviews.
To See the Changing Light
Louth Contemporary Music Society's festival focussed on the work of Kaija Saariaho this year (21–22 June), with the composer in attendance. Brendan Finan reviews.
An Exchange in the Truest Sense
The New Irish Jazz Orchestra directed by Paul Dunlea recently collaborated with fiddle-player Martin Hayes for a concert at the Curtis Auditorium in Cork (16 June). Don O'Mahony reviews.
Generation Borderless
Other Voices took place in Belfast at the weekend, accompanied by a number of discussions on borders, cultural breakthroughs and the redemptive power of music, writes Toner Quinn.

Latest Events

Eris 136199 at Jazz em Agosto
Concert
11 August Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon
The Legend of Luke Kelly 2019
Concert
21 September The Civic, Tallaght
Musiclee presents Buddy Mondlock & Mike Lindauer in concert.
Concert
16 August The DC Music Club, Dublin
Musiclee Presents Gerry O'Beirne in concert.
Concert
26 July DC Club 20 Camden Row Dublin 2

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Virgin Media Discovers
Competition
26 July Virgin Media
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6 August The Orchard
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6 August Oxford University Press, New York
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9 August City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Upcoming Events

Icebreaker: Apollo
Concert
23 July National Concert Hall
Peggy Seeger
Concert
23 July Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
Malafede Trio & Andreas Varady Trio
Concert
23 July Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Garadice @ Galway International Arts Festival
Concert
23 July Monroe's, Galway
Riches of Clare
Concert
24 July The Sanctuary, Queen's Hotel
National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland
Concert
24 July Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Sinéad Farrell And Darina Gibson
Concert
24 July National Concert Hall
Sue Rynhart & Huw Warren
Concert
24 July Backstage Theatre & Centre for the Arts

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Marketing Officer (Customer Communications)
Job
23 July The Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Learning Technologist
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23 July The Royal Academy of Music
Orchestra Manager
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24 July Sage Gateshead
The Bunting Harp Collection: A Digital Commission
Call for Submissions
24 July All over Ireland
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24 July Carnegie Hall
Artistic Planning Manager
Job
24 July National Opera Studio
Critical Artist in Residence: Immersive Residencies
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25 July Orchestra of the Swan
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25 July The Hallé
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25 July Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Women in Music Facilitation Skills
Course
25 July The ARC

Funding

Beyond Borders 24 July The Arts Council
Open Call 25 July The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Momentum Music Fund 31 July Arts Council of Northern Ireland
International Showcase Fund 31 July Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Support for the Individual Artist Programme 15 August Arts Council of Northern Ireland