Concert Planner: 12–18 August 2019

Violinist Rosalind Ventris – performing at Chamber Music on Valentia this week.

Concert Planner: 12–18 August 2019

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Classical
12.8.19 – BBC Proms at … Cadogan Hall 4: Aris Quartet, Royal Albert Hall
12.8.19 – Fionnuala Moynihan @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, St. John’s Priory
12.8.19 – BBC Prom 34: West–Eastern Divan Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall
13.8.19 – Quatuor Mosaïques I @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, The Black Abbey
13.8.19 – BBC Prom 35: Enigma Variations, Royal Albert Hall
13.8.19 – The Soldier’s Tale @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Watergate Theatre Kilkenny
13.8.19 – Airs of Old Drogheda & Ceiliúradh Seamus Ennis, Augustinian Church, Drogheda
13.8.19 – The Night With… Tom Poulson, Danielle Price and Timothy Cooper (Evenings at the Fringe), Scottish Storytelling Centre
13.8.19 – BBC Prom 36: Late-Night Mixtape, Royal Albert Hall
14.8.19 – Quatuor Mosaïques I @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, The Black Abbey
14.8.19 – BBC Prom 37: The Childhood of Christ, Royal Albert Hall
14.8.19 – The Soldier’s Tale @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Watergate Theatre Kilkenny
14.8.19 – BBC Prom 38: Solomon’s Knot, Royal Albert Hall
15.8.19 – Quatuor Mosaïques I @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, The Black Abbey
15.8.19 – Chamber Music on Valentia: Piano Day, Church of St. John the Baptist, Valentia Island
15.8.19 – BBC Prom 39: Elgar, Errollyn Wallen, Mendelssohn & Mussorgsky, Royal Albert Hall
15.8.19 – Phoenix 55, Nathalie Stutzmann @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, St. Canice’s Cathedral
15.8.19 – The Night With… Tom Poulson, Danielle Price and Timothy Cooper (Evenings at the Fringe), Scottish Storytelling Centre
16.8.19 – Chamber Music on Valentia, Valentia Island
16.8.19 – Chamber Choir Ireland @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, The Black Abbey
16.8.19 – Gavin Ring Tenor in Concert with Cyril Murphy, St Iberius Church, Wexford
16.8.19 – Irish Chamber Orchestra – Zehetmair @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, St. Canice’s Cathedral
16.8.19 – BBC Prom 40: Queen Victoria’s 200th Anniversary, Royal Albert Hall
16.8.19 – Waltz Of My Heart (The Ivor Novello Songbook), National Concert Hall
17.8.19 – Chamber Music on Valentia, Valentia Island
17.8.19 – Malcolm Proud @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, St. Canice’s Cathedral
17.8.19 – Musici Ireland - Brahms @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, The Black Abbey
17.8.19 – BBC Prom 41: Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov, Lyadov & Glazunov, Royal Albert Hall
18.8.19 – Chamber Music on Valentia, Valentia Island
18.8.19 – BBC Prom 42: Youthful Beginnings, Royal Albert Hall

Contemporary
13.8.19 – The Night With… Turning the Elements (lunchtimes at the Fringe), Stills Gallery
14.8.19 – The Night With… Tom Poulson, Danielle Price and Timothy Cooper (Lunchtimes at the
Fringe),
 Stills Gallery
14.8.19 – The Night With… Turning the Elements (evening at the Fringe), Scottish Storytelling Centre
14.8.19 – The Night With… Turning the Elements (evening at the Fringe), Scottish Storytelling Centre
15.8.19 – The Night With… Turning the Elements (lunchtimes at the Fringe), Stills Gallery
15.8.19 – POST-DANCE, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
16.8.19 – The Night With… Tom Poulson, Danielle Price and Timothy Cooper (Lunchtimes at the Fringe), Stills Gallery
16.8.19 – Crash Ensemble @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Rothe House Musuem & Gardens
16.8.19 – Musiclee presents Buddy Mondlock & Mike Lindauer in concert., The DC Music Club, Dublin
18.8.19 – Quiet Music Ensemble @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, The Parade Tower, Kilkenny

Dance
16.8.19 – Sandy Silva @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, The Watergate Theatre

Early Music
14.8.19 – Music, Kilkenny and the Sixteenth Century, Medieval Mile Museum, Kilkenny
14.8.19 – Wild Dances & Plaintive Airs, Medieval Mile Museum, Kilkenny
16.8.19 – History and Traditions of the Early Irish Harp, Medieval Mile Museum, Kilkenny
17.8.19 – The Evolution of the Irish Harp - virtual presentation, Coláiste Pobail Osraí Secondary School, Kilkenny
17.8.19 – The Evolution of the Irish Harp - virtual presentation, Coláiste Pobail Osraí Secondary School, Kilkenny

Electronic
15.8.19 – Light Up The Castle @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Kilkenny Castle
16.8.19 – Light Up The Castle @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Kilkenny Castle
17.8.19 – Light Up The Castle @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Kilkenny Castle

Film
17.8.19 – Dracula with Live Score @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, The Watergate Theatre

Folk and Traditional
13.8.19 – Introductory ‘Music in Healthcare’ Workshop , Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda
13.8.19 – Richard Thompson (solo acoustic), Town Hall Theatre Galway
13.8.19 – Maighread & Triona Ni Dhomhnaill @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Set Theatre, Kilkenny
14.8.19 – “Heather Down The Moor” CD Launch Gatehouse , Boomerang Cafe Drogheda Co Louth
14.8.19 – Martin Hayes Quartet @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny
14.8.19 – Good Thyme in the Church - - Daoirí Farrell & Róisín Ward Morrow, Augustinian Church, Drogheda
14.8.19 – Richard Thompson @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Set Theatre Kilkenny
15.8.19 – Sounds Like Freedom @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Set Theatre, Kilkenny
16.8.19 – Leonard Barry, Declan Folan and Shane McGowan - Hurry the Jug CD Launch, Boomerang Cafe Drogheda Co Louth
16.8.19 – Love Songs, Laments & Lullabies, Medieval Mile Museum, Kilkenny
16.8.19 – Nuala Kennedy & John Doyle live at Lost Lane, Lost Lane
16.8.19 – Zoë Conway & John McIntyre With The RTÉ Concert Orchestra, National Concert Hall
16.8.19 – Carlou D @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Set Theatre Kilkenny
17.8.19 – Gráinne Hambly (harp, concertina) & William Jackson (harp, tin whistle, bouzouki), Farmleigh House
17.8.19 – Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny
18.8.19 – Perry Hall Folk Music Night, featuring Free Range Blue, Perry Hall United Methodist Church
18.8.19 – The Egan Irish Harps: Traditions, Patrons and Players, Medieval Mile Museum, Kilkenny
18.8.19 – All the Flowers of the Forest, Medieval Mile Museum, Kilkenny

Indie
12.8.19 – Cathal Coughlan @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Cleere’s Theatre
14.8.19 – Sun Collective @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Cleere’s Theatre
15.8.19 – Arborist @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Cleere’s Theatre
16.8.19 – Seamus Fogarty @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Cleere’s Theatre
17.8.19 – Wooden Elephant @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Set Theatre Kilkenny

Jazz and Improvised
12.8.19 – Zeropunkt | Eris 136199, The Fumbally Stables
14.8.19 – Niwel Tsumbu with Dylan Murphy, The Black Gate Cultural Centre Galway
14.8.19 – Harriet Tubman Trio @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, Billy Byrne’s, Kilkenny
15.8.19 – Famished @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2019, The Parade Tower, Kilkenny
17.8.19 – IAN DATE & MYLES DRENNAN DUO - SUMMER JAZZ AT TRISKEL, Triskel Christchurch, Cork

Opera
13.8.9 – Summer Lunchtime With The RTÉ Concert Orchestra, National Concert Hall

Rock and Pop
17.8.19 – The Rob Strong Band, Wexford Arts Centre

Festivals this week
19 July–14 Sept: BBC Proms
19 July–1 Sept: Riga Jurmala Music Festival, Latvia
1–31 Aug: Open House Festival, Bangor
2–26 Aug: Edinburgh International Festival
2–26 Aug: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe
11–18 Aug: Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, Drogheda, Co. Louth
14–20 Aug: Scoil na gCláirseach – Festival of Early Irish Harp, Kilkenny
15–17 Aug: Stendhal Festival, Limavady
15–18 Aug: Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons
15–18 Aug: Chamber Music on Valentia, Co. Kerry
16–18 Aug: Clandeboye Festival, Bangor
16–18 Aug: Another Love Story, Co. Meath

For more upcoming festivals, see our Festival Calendar.

Published on 8 August 2019

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