The Journal Of Music

New Edition of 'The Companion to Irish Traditional Music' Published
3rd edition of major reference book, edited by Fintan Vallely, includes over 1,400 entries covering Irish music, song and dance.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (20–26 May 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
TG4 Launches New Traditional Music Series, ‘Taoscadh ón Tobar'
Five-part series features Andrea Palandri, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Seán McElwain and Doireann Ní Ghlacáin.
Galway International Arts Festival Announces Programme for 2024
Kneecap, Annie Mac, Leftfield, Gruff Rhys, Niamh Regan, Susan O'Neill, The Undertones, Glasshouse, Muireann Bradley, and Will Butler and Sister Squares on the music line-up.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (13–19 May 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Irish National Opera Announces Wagner, Berlioz, Verdi and Emma O'Halloran for 2024–25 Season
Donizetti's 'L’elisir d’amore', Strauss' 'Die Fledermaus', and a collaboration with hip-hop collective the Kabin Crew also part of new programme.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (7–12 May 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Tuesday to Sunday.
Hyeyoon Park, Judi Jackson, Inmo Yang, Claudia Boyle and Sitkovetsky Trio for West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival 2024
A new work by Abigail Smith, 'Wild West for Bassoon and Piano', which has won the festival's composition competition, will be performed on 18 May.
€25k Markievicz Award Opens for Applications on 7 May
Award to support work focused on the role of women in Ireland; deadline for applications is 6 June.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (29 April–5 May 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
NCH Bursaries for Emerging Composers and Classical Singers Now Open for Applications
The deadline for the Jerome Hynes Young Composers Competition and the Bernadette Greevy Bursary is 21 June 2024.
New One-Day Festival of Contemporary Music Announced for Belfast
Terrain will take place on 18 May; event will also include a discussion on the contemporary music scene in Northern Ireland.
Irish Composer William Vincent Wallace's 1860 Opera 'Lurline' to Receive Concert Performance at the NCH
National Symphony Orchestra and Heritage Music Productions to present full score on 26 July.
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.
TG4 and Black Gate Announce Second Season of Cumasc Music Series
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.
Galway Folk Festival Announces 2024 Programme
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.
Singer Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin to Launch Campaign for Election to Dublin City Council
Campaign launch and concert takes place on Thursday 18 April at the Grand Social and features Eva Carroll, Méabh Mulligan, Saltaire, Varo, Ispíní na hÉireann and more.
Willie Clancy Summer School 2024 to Feature Tribute to Margaret Barry with Lisa O'Neill
52nd edition of festival will take place from 6 to 14 July.
Feis Ceoil 2024 Competition Results
Gala concert featuring a selection of winners to take place on Wednesday 17 April.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (15–21 April 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Carol McGonnell and JACK Quartet to Premiere Ann Cleare Work at Dublin International Chamber Music Festival
Taking place from 4 to 9 June, the festival will also feature a day of music by Black composers.
Sinn Féin Launches Survey of the Arts Sector
Questionnaire covers topics such as local arts spaces, the work of the Arts Council and the Basic Income for the Arts.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (8–14 April 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Consairtín 2024 to Premiere New Traditional Music Suite
'Idir Dhá Thost' will be performed at Glór in Ennis on Saturday 6 April; classes, workshops, concerts and talks to take place from 4 to 7 April.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (2–7 April 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Tuesday to Sunday.
Shaun Davey, Andrew Hamilton and Ed Bennett Elected to Aosdána
Composers elected at the 42nd General Assembly of the affiliation of Irish artists.
TG4 Announces Gradam Ceoil Recipients
Artists will be presented with their awards at a gala event at University Concert Hall in Limerick on 5 May.