Latest Listings

Touring and dissemination of work scheme
Funding
9 January Arts Council
Music/Event Booker
Job
26 December Live Nation Entertainment New York
Head of Marketing and Communications
Job
13 January Creative United
2nd Violins: Sub-Principals (No.4 and No.5)
Job
8 January Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Latest Reader Reviews

Brothers
Single
1 November Pillow Queens
The Talkies
Album
27 September Girl Band
Claudia Boyle, Soprano RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra Proinnsías Ó Duinn, Conductor
Concert
9 December National Concert Hall
Hyperspace
Album
22 November Beck

News

RTÉ Under Pressure to Reverse Decision on Lyric FM
Taoiseach requests that RTÉ defer decision on Lyric until after new report; Deputies and Senators focus on Lyric at Oireachtas committee meeting.
Concert Planner: 9–15 December 2019
This week's concerts from Monday to Sunday. To have your concert included next week (16–22 December), please add it to our listings.
Deirdre Gribbin and Neil Martin Receive Major Arts Awards
£15k awards will allow composers to complete new chamber and orchestral works.

News – UK

European Premiere of David Lang's New Opera this January
'prisoner of the state' to be performed at the Barbican in London.
Winners of the Scots Trad Music Awards Announced
Kinnaris Quintet, Blazin’ Fiddles, Breabach and Man of the Minch among winners.
The 12 Days of Crisis – ‘Sing Along’ with Extinction Rebellion
Climate emergency group releases Christmas song and video; plus recent releases from Music Declares Emergency and Climate Declares Emergency.

Reviews

Sharing With Somebody
Dublin singer-songwriter Sorcha Richardson has recently released her debut album on Faction Records. Andrea Cleary reviews.
Missing the Main Theme
John Kinsella's 11th symphony received its world premiere last weekend, conducted by Jean Deroyer. Adrian Smith reviews.
Miracle in Drumcondra
The 7th Fidelio Trio Winter Chamber Music Festival took place last weekend, featuring the Apple Hill String Quartet and world premieres by Brian Irvine and Louis Karchin. Adrian Smith reviews the Saturday and Sunday concerts.

Articles

What Now for RTÉ Lyric FM?
It is now over three weeks since RTÉ announced that it was closing the Lyric FM studios in Limerick and moving production of the national music and arts radio station to Cork and Dublin. What does this mean for the station's content and staff, and will the decision be reversed? The Journal of Music spoke to the Head of Lyric, Aodán Ó Dubhghaill.
Are We Ambitious Enough for Irish Traditional Music?
The inaugural TradTalk conference, a new discussion forum for traditional artists, took place last weekend (16 November). Toner Quinn reflects on some of the issues raised.
Lankum Won’t Let Ireland Forget
Traditional music once comforted us and reassured us, writes Toner Quinn, but not Lankum.
2020 – Where is the Money in Today's Music World?
The music business isn't just coming back to life right now, it may actually be bigger than before. What has changed, how did it happen, and what does it mean for artists? Gareth Murphy surveys the contemporary industry and asks: Who is making money from music and how?

Latest Events

Paro Pablo - EP Launch 'Never Known Love'
Concert
17 December The Grand Social, Dublin
The Esposito Quartet - Beethoven Reflected III
Concert
7 March Triskel Christchurch, Cork
The Contempo Quartet - Beethoven Reflected II
Concert
15 February Triskel Christchurch, Cork
Johnny Cash Roadshow
Concert
8 February The Everyman, Cork
Brothers
Single
1 November Pillow Queens

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Touring and dissemination of work scheme
Funding
9 January Arts Council
Music/Event Booker
Job
26 December Live Nation Entertainment New York
Head of Marketing and Communications
Job
13 January Creative United
2nd Violins: Sub-Principals (No.4 and No.5)
Job
8 January Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Upcoming Events

An Dara Réalt le Doireann Ní Chorrgáin
Musical Theatre
12 December An Taibhdhearc, Galway
ChamberFest Dublin — 'Sally Beamish in Focus' with Ensemble Interforma
Concert
12 December National Gallery of Ireland
An Dara Réalt le Doireann Ní Chorrgáin
Musical Theatre
12 December An Taibhdhearc, Galway
Jazz Connective Day 2: Elliot Galvin | Latimer/Fredriksson/Brun | Vula Viel
Concert
12 December Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Christmas Jazz Soiree Southside
Concert
12 December Booterstown Parish Centre
Coolmine Christmas Gala Concert – Merry Christma
Concert
12 December Draíocht, Blanchardstown
Irish Chamber Orchestra Presents: Arias & Advent
Concert
12 December Monkstown Parish Church, Dublin
Handel's Messiah
Concert
12 December National Concert Hall
An Dara Réalt le Doireann Ní Chorrgáin
Musical Theatre
13 December An Taibhdhearc, Galway

Upcoming Deadlines

Manager, Teaching and Learning
Job
12 December New York Philharmonic
Editorial Work Experience 2020 – Arts & Culture (including Film and Music)
Call for Submissions
12 December The Guardian
 Editorial Work Experience 2020 – Observer Culture & New Review
Call for Submissions
12 December The Observer
Editorial Work Experience 2020 – The Guide
Call for Submissions
12 December The Guardian
Editorial Work Experience 2020 – Books
Call for Submissions
12 December The Guardian
Open Call
Call for Submissions
13 December Moving On Music
RIAM PianoFest 2020
Competition
13 December Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 2019–2020 Mentoring Scheme
Call for Submissions
13 December RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Expo 2020 Open Call
Call for Submissions
15 December Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Relationship Manager, Diversity
Job
15 December Arts Council England (London Office)

Funding

Travel Awards 31 December Arts Council of Northern Ireland
See Here 31 December Culture Ireland
Travel and Training Award 31 December The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Writers in Schools Scheme 31 December The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
International Showcase Fund 31 December Arts Council of Northern Ireland