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TG4 and Black Gate Announce Second Season of Cumasc Music Series
The Journal Of Music
The new lineup features Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, John Francis Flynn, Niamh Regan, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Zoë Conway, Renaud Garcia-Fons, Ríoghnach Connolly, Shunya, Jack Talty and more.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (15–21 April 2024)
The Journal Of Music
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday. ...
Galway Folk Festival Announces 2024 Programme
The Journal Of Music
Beth Orton, Declan O'Rourke, Cillian Vallely and David Doocey, Talisk, Seán Keane, and Tara Breen, Pádraig Rynne and Jim Murray on the line-up. ...

Latest Listings

Navan Choral & Instrumental Festival
Festival
2 May Newgrange Hotel, Navan
Tommy Cullen - Enjoy The Glow Album Launch
Concert
26 April The Sound House Eden Quay Dublin 1
Closing Night  Performance - Continue Reading by Tadhg Kinsella
Concert
4 May The Complex – The Depot
Added by Steph Dickenson
Opening Night  - Continue Reading by Tadhg Kinsella
Launch
2 May The Complex – The Depot
Added by Steph Dickenson

News

University of Limerick Opens New Electronic Music Studio
The new facilities were launched this month by composer Roger Doyle; composer-in-residence programme to start in 2025.
Programme Announced for Joe Heaney Festival of Traditional Singing 2024
Festival to mark 40 years since the singer's death with concerts, talks, sessions and launches.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (22–28 April 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.

Reviews

The Importance of Ensembles to the New Music Scene
The Music Current contemporary festival was held at the Project Arts Centre in Dublin last week from 2 to 6 April and featured TAK Ensemble, Dublin Sound Lab, Black Page Orchestra, Nadar Ensemble and lovemusic collective. Adrian Smith reviews.
The Return of the Bothy Band
TG4 has broadcast a new documentary film on the reformed 1970s group The Bothy Band including interviews and a performance in Dublin. Adrian Scahill reviews.
Bringing to Light a Forgotten Anglo-Irish Composer
Harpsichordist, conductor and musicologist Bridget Cunningham has just released an album of work by the eighteenth-century Anglo-Irish composer Thomas Roseingrave. James Camien McGuiggan reviews.

Articles

A Life of Searching
Anna Murray
The Belize-born British composer Errollyn Wallen has recently published 'Becoming a Composer', a book of memories and reflections. Anna Murray reviews.
SXSW Protest is About More than Palestine
The protest by ten Irish bands at SXSW in Austin, Texas, was about the crisis in Palestine, but it is also about more than that, writes Toner Quinn.
Catherine Martin's Prime Opportunity to Protect Irish Music
Appointing a board member to RTÉ who has musical expertise is crucial to try and safeguard the Irish music scene, writes Toner Quinn.
The Forgotten Influences on Pianists and Composers of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
A new book by Gabriela Mayer, 'The Art of the Unspoken', explores how rhetoric, linguistic parallels and the singing voice were understood by pianists and composers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and how performers can interpret these aspects today. James Camien McGuiggan...

From the Archive

New Music Dublin
Anna Murray
Composer Anna Murray reflects on New Music Dublin, a major new festival of contemporary music held at the National Concert Hall, Dublin on 1–3 March 2013.
Apr 30, 2013
The Bishop's Zeal
Adrian Smith
The recently released album 'The Red Book of Ossory' by Anakronos is a meeting of medieval music and jazz, inspired by the curious fourteenth-century poems by Richard de...
Aug 20, 2020
CD Reviews: Nóirín Ní Riain
Michael Quinn
A.M.E.N. / Daisy Discs, DLDC 026
Mar 1, 2008

Latest Events

Navan Choral & Instrumental Festival
Festival
2 May Newgrange Hotel, Navan
Tommy Cullen - Enjoy The Glow Album Launch
Concert
26 April The Sound House Eden Quay Dublin 1
Closing Night  Performance - Continue Reading by Tadhg Kinsella
Concert
4 May The Complex – The Depot
Added by Steph Dickenson
Opening Night  - Continue Reading by Tadhg Kinsella
Launch
2 May The Complex – The Depot
Added by Steph Dickenson

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Emerging Talent Call Out
Call for Submissions
28 April Edinburgh International Festival
Assistant Learning Technologist
Job
30 April Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Events and Marketing Assistant
Job
12 May Irish Writers Centre
EDI Artists Bursary
Call for Submissions
30 April Kilkenny County Council Arts Office
Business to Arts Awards 2024
Funding
30 April Business to Arts

Upcoming Events

New Music Dublin 2024
Festival
25 April National Concert Hall
Added by Journal of Music
Waterford Music Final Spring Concert
Concert
25 April Large Room, City Hall, Waterford
Added by Waterford Music
Bressie: Where is my Mind Live Podcast
Talk
25 April Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Added by Hawkswell

Upcoming Deadlines

Project Manager
Job
25 April Royal Irish Academy
Head of Programmes and Engagement
Job
25 April Royal Irish Academy
Trustee of the Board of Directors
Volunteer
25 April Business to Arts
Associate Pianist, The Royal Ballet
Job
26 April Royal Opera House
Music Development Officer with Music Generation Galway City
Job
26 April Galway and Roscommon Education & Training Board
Added by Journal of Music
Administrator
Job
26 April Fighting Words NI
Public Engagement Manager
Job
26 April Dublin
Added by Moyra D'Arcy
Ticketing & Sales Manager
Job
26 April Serious
General Director & CEO
Job
26 April Welsh National Opera

Funding

Assistant Arts Officer 25 April Offaly County Council
Agility Award 25 April The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
PhD Scholarships in Music 26 April Dublin City University
Business to Arts Awards 2024 30 April Business to Arts