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No One is Talking About What Musicians Get Paid
Toner Quinn
The new report on the night-time economy has 36 recommendations, but it has an unfortunate blindspot, writes Toner Quinn.
A Glimpse into Her Inner World
Adrian Smith
A collection of songs by Ina Boyle has been just released on Delphian Records and features Paula Murrihy, Robin Tritschler, Ben McAteer and Iain Burnside performing 33 works by the twentieth-century Irish composer. Adrian Smith reviews.
Concert Planner & Upcoming Job Deadlines (20–26 September 2021)
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Latest Listings

Aonghus McEvoy Ensemble performs Cornelius Cardew
Concert
9 October St Finian's Lutheran Church in Ireland, Dublin
The Remedy Club
Concert
12 November Wexford Arts Centre
The Remedy Club
Concert
12 November Wexford Arts Centre
Forlorn
Concert
5 November Wexford Arts Centre
The Ivy Sisters
Concert
30 October Wexford Arts Centre

News

Music for Galway Launches 40th Season
Opening gala concert marking four decades takes place on 30 September; Midwinter Festival to focus on Charles Villiers Stanford.
Concert Planner & Upcoming Job Deadlines (20–26 September 2021)
This week's concerts, livestreams, and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.

News – UK

Alim Beisembayev Wins Leeds Piano Competition 2021
Kazakhstan pianist wins £25,000 as well as performance opportunities and mentoring.
HarrisonParrott Launches Publishing Service for Composers
Birdsong Music launches with a roster of six composers including Charlotte Bray, Jimmy López Bellido, Ben Rowarth, Christian Schumann, Freya Waley-Cohen and Sauli Zinovjev.
Climate Music Blowout Event in London Next Month
The climate crisis-focused day will feature a series of talks and performances; Black Country, New Road and Porridge Radio to perform.

Reviews

A Glimpse into Her Inner World
A collection of songs by Ina Boyle has been just released on Delphian Records and features Paula Murrihy, Robin Tritschler, Ben McAteer and Iain Burnside performing 33 works by the twentieth-century Irish composer. Adrian Smith reviews.
An Opera of Sympathy and Fury
A new version of 'Least Like the Other' by Brian Irvine and Netia Jones premiered in Dublin this month. Brendan Finan reviews.
After the Silence
The return of live music to the Lime Tree Theatre in Limerick featured Iarla Ó Lionáird, Úna Monaghan and Kevin Murphy on a Music Network tour. Toner Quinn reviews.

Articles

No One is Talking About What Musicians Get Paid
Toner Quinn
The new report on the night-time economy has 36 recommendations, but it has an unfortunate blindspot, writes Toner Quinn.
Music in Ireland has a Glass Ceiling and it’s Called Nationalism
Unless music is coated in nationalistic terms it will struggle, writes Toner Quinn.
Does Irish Music Need One Voice?
The restrictions on live music are frustrating and perplexing for musicians and they point to larger issues, writes Toner Quinn.
Ways of Talking and Thinking About Irish Traditional Music
A recent book by Jessica Cawley, 'Becoming an Irish Traditional Musician: Learning and Embodying Musical Culture', interviews 22 Irish traditional musicians and explores how they learnt their craft. Martin Dowling reviews...

From the Archive

Nico Muhly
Benedict Schlepper-Connolly
Nico Muhly (piano), Nadia Sirota (viola), Helgi Jonsson (trombone, voice), Absolut Fringe Festival, Spiegeltent, Dublin, 6 September 2009
Oct 1, 2009
Howard Ferguson (1908-1999)
Garret Cahill
The life and work of an Irish composer.
May 1, 2003
Lyric FM Needs a New Vision, Not More Cuts
Toner Quinn
Lyric FM is under threat because of RTÉ's financial difficulties, but a better future for the station is possible, writes Toner Quinn.
Sep 17, 2019

Latest Events

Aonghus McEvoy Ensemble performs Cornelius Cardew
Concert
9 October St Finian's Lutheran Church in Ireland, Dublin
The Remedy Club
Concert
12 November Wexford Arts Centre
The Remedy Club
Concert
12 November Wexford Arts Centre
Forlorn
Concert
5 November Wexford Arts Centre
The Ivy Sisters
Concert
30 October Wexford Arts Centre

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

NCH Creative Lab
Course
1 October National Concert Hall
Chamber Choir Ireland Auditions
Audition
1 October National Concert Hall
Bainisteoir Léirithe & Oibríochtaí
Job
4 October Stiúideo Cuan, An Spidéal
Marketing Manager
Job
30 September Welsh National Opera
Recording & Audio-Visual Network & Systems Manager
Job
11 October Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Upcoming Events

Wild Atlantic Tales
Literary & Musical Event
26 September Glór, Ennis
Hibernacle Presents: Meet Me At The Castle
Festival
26 September Claregalway Castle, Co. Galway
Arboreal Tour - Carole Nelson Trio
Concert
26 September The Whale Theatre
Light Moves | Vast & Intimate Places
Film
26 September Glór, Ennis

Upcoming Deadlines

Creative Producer
Job
27 September Young at Art
Creative Teacher Evaluator
Tender
27 September Young at Art
Head of Philanthropy
Job
27 September Manchester Camerata
Head of Brand & Communications (Maternity Cover)
Job
27 September Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Marketing and Development Data Officer
Job
29 September City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Influencer & Social Partner Manager
Job
29 September Island Records, London
Direct to Customer Manager, Marketing & Operations
Job
29 September Secretly Group, London
Rejoice Gospel Choir Auditions
Audition
29 September Rejoice Gospel Choir
Open Call: Project Intensive
Call for Submissions
30 September Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Funding

Culture Recovery Fund: Emergency Resource Support 30 September Arts Council England
Music and Entertainment Business Assistance Scheme (MEBAS) 30 September The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media
Droichead Artist Bursaries Autumn 2021 30 September Droichead Arts Centre
Authored Works 30 September The Arts Council
Culture Ireland Funding 1 October Culture Ireland