Latest

Latest Appointments and Awards in Music (October 2022)
The Journal Of Music
A round-up of recent appointments and awards with news from Crash Ensemble, the Irish Research Council, the Patrick O'Keeffe Traditional Music Festival, Intermusica, Welsh National Opera, and Opera North. ...
Concerts & Festivals (3–9 October 2022)
The Journal Of Music
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday. ...
Nocturnal Spirit
Drew Stephens
The National Concert Hall hosted two nights of electronic and experimental music on 1 and 2 October, with over forty artists including Oneohtrix Point Never, Caterina Barbieri, Blackhaine, Coby Sey, Roger Doyle, Debit, Elaine Howley, R. Kitt and more. Drew Stephens reviews.

Latest Listings

Drawing from the Well SAOITHE: Catherine McEvoy
Broadcast
19 October Irish Traditional Music Archive Online
Added by MrsDeadlyhen
Cinderella – Alma Deutscher @ Wexford Festival Opera 2022
Opera
26 October O'Reilly Theatre, National Opera House, Wexford
Added by Journal of Music
Songbird – An Irish / Colombian Collaboration
Concert
16 November Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
Added by Journal of Music
Daoiri Farrell Trio
Concert
16 October Music Room, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Added by Journal of Music

News

Latest Appointments and Awards in Music (October 2022)
A round-up of recent appointments and awards with news from Crash Ensemble, the Irish Research Council, the Patrick O'Keeffe Traditional Music Festival, Intermusica, Welsh...
186 New Schools and Youth Centres to Join Creative Schools Initiative
Two-year scheme to support creativity in schools provides a grant of €4k plus 9 days per school year with an artist.
Concerts & Festivals (3–9 October 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.

Reviews

Nocturnal Spirit
The National Concert Hall hosted two nights of electronic and experimental music on 1 and 2 October, with over forty artists including Oneohtrix Point Never, Caterina Barbieri, Blackhaine, Coby Sey, Roger Doyle, Debit, Elaine Howley, R. Kitt and more. Drew Stephens reviews.
Smaller Voices of the Irish Civil War
'Who’d Ever Think It Would Come To This? – A Civil War Cantata', composed by Anne-Marie O’Farrell with a libretto by Ed Vulliamy, received its premiere at UCD last week. Brendan Finan reviews.
City Songs
Dublin singer-songwriter Sorcha Richardson's second album 'Smiling Like an Idiot' was released last week on Faction Records. Andrea Cleary reviews.

Articles

Cultural Treasures Bound up with Barbarism
Martin Dowling
The Irish Traditional Music Archive has recently published 'The Forde Collection: Irish Traditional Music from the William Forde Manuscripts' edited by Nicholas Carolan and Caitlín Uí Éigeartaigh, a hugely important collection of over 900 transcriptions of Irish tunes and song-airs from the 1840s. Martin Dowling reviews.
‘Confusing the Discourse’ – Why Fossil Fuel Companies Should Not Be Sponsoring the Arts
The sponsorship by Flogas of the Galway International Arts Festival raises a number of questions about what is appropriate sponsorship for the arts, writes Toner Quinn.
Unofficial Music History
A new book by Kate Molleson, 'Sound Within Sound: Opening Our Ears to the Twentieth Century', explores the work of ten composers who have been left out of standard musical histories. Mark Fitzgerald reviews...
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...

From the Archive

Black Raven Pipe and Drum Band
Images from the Irish Traditional Music Archive
Black Raven Pipe and Drum Band, Lusk, Co Dublin, at Killarney Oireachtas, July 1914. Photo by Cork Examiner photographer.
Mar 1, 2008
'Those Who Suffer Write the Songs' – Remembering Frank Harte (1933-2005)
Mick Moloney
An appreciation of the late Dublin singer by Mick Moloney.
Sep 1, 2005
Interweaving Lines
Adrian Scahill
What is the common heritage between traditional Irish tunes and Baroque dances? Adrian Scahill reviews a new recording on the RTÉ Lyric FM label.
Jun 28, 2018

Latest Events

Drawing from the Well SAOITHE: Catherine McEvoy
Broadcast
19 October Irish Traditional Music Archive Online
Added by MrsDeadlyhen
Cinderella – Alma Deutscher @ Wexford Festival Opera 2022
Opera
26 October O'Reilly Theatre, National Opera House, Wexford
Added by Journal of Music
Songbird – An Irish / Colombian Collaboration
Concert
16 November Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
Added by Journal of Music
Daoiri Farrell Trio
Concert
16 October Music Room, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Added by Journal of Music

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Day-to-Day Manager
Job
20 October Music Week
Young People & Wellbeing Arts Programme
Funding
11 October Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Art 2023 – Participation Award
Funding
13 October The Arts Council
Planning and Production Manager
Job
17 October Manchester Camerata
Assistant Producer
Job
16 October BBC Sounds

Upcoming Events

Ellingonia!
Concert
7 October National Concert Hall
Let Me In and Mmanwu - Baptiste Programme readings at Smock Alley, Dublin Theatre Festival
Play
7 October Boys School, Smock Alley Theatre
Added by JSPR

Upcoming Deadlines

BMus Programme Coordinator
Job
7 October Royal College of Music
Added by Journal of Music
Call for Submissions: Frank Maher Classical Music Awards 2022
Competition
7 October Top Security Group
Added by Journal of Music
In-Person Singing Classes (7-24yrs)
Course
7 October Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
Added by Michelle Murphy
Showcase at SXSW 2023
Call for Submissions
7 October SXSW
IRISH FREEMASONS YOUNG MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
Competition
8 October Freemasons' Hall Molesworth Street
Added by Carmody Smith PR
Communications Officer
Job
9 October Arts Council England
Online Trad Singing Classes (7-12yrs)
Course
10 October Siamsa Tíre Online
Added by Michelle Murphy
Digital Strategy Manager
Job
10 October Royal Opera House
Call for Expressions of Interest – Per Cent for Art Commission
Call for Submissions
10 October Cherrywood Educate Together National School
Added by Journal of Music
Assistant Editor – Penguin Workshop
Job
10 October Penguin Random House, New York

Funding

PPL Momentum Accelerator 7 October PRS Foundation
Young People & Wellbeing Arts Programme 11 October Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Film Composers Lab 11 October Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Art 2023 – Participation Award 13 October The Arts Council
2022 Bursary: Collaborative Arts and Dance 17 October Create / Dance Ireland