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Sonamus, with John Elwes
Concert
7 April John Field Room @ The National Concert Hall
Apprentice Ensemble Programme 2017/18: Applications now open!
Call for Submissions
28 April Galway Music Residency
RDS Rising Stars Concert
Concert
9 May RDS Concert Hall
Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Christ
Concert
13 April Aula Maxima, NUI Galway
ConTempo Countywide: Ballinasloe
Concert
11 April Ballinasloe Library Church Gallery

News

Double String Quartet to Premiere Gerald Barry Work in Sligo
Vogler Quartet and RTÉ Con Tempo will join forces at Sligo International Chamber Music Festival for 'Midday'.
Daoirí Farrell to Perform at BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards
The Dublin folk-singer has been nominated for three BBC awards.
Orchestra of St Cecilia's Bach Performances Commemorated with Plaque
The Orchestra, directed by Lindsay Armstrong, performed 200 Bach church cantatas over 10 years.

Reviews

McHale's Skilful Shaping
In his new recordings of Field and Hammond, Michael McHale always has the larger structural goals in view, writes Adrian Smith.
The Past Inside the Present: The Ergodos Exploration of Time
The Ergodos aesthetic has been remarkably consistent over the years, writes Liam Cagney, yet four recent albums by composers Benedict Schlepper-Connolly, David Collier and Simon O'Connor, and singer Michelle O'Rourke, are an undoubted maturation of the label's vision.
A Fractured History for Fractured Arts
The treatment of music was inconsistent, but RTÉ's 'Altering States' underlines the need for a discourse about music's relationship with the other arts in Ireland, writes Laura Watson.

Articles

The Art Space: 5 Years of The House Presents
Anna Murray
Five years old this June, The House Presents, a salon-style monthly evening in Dublin's north inner city, is all about drawing out the art that is already around us, writes Anna Murray.
Why We Need a Traditional Music Infrastructure
The world of the professional traditional musician appears to be contracting, writes Toner Quinn.
The Manufacture of Irish Traditional Music
Is Irish traditional music a newly constructed music – manufactured for the needs of an island going through traumatic upheaval? Niall Keegan discusses Martin Dowling's new collection of essays, 'Traditional Music and Irish Society: Historical Perspectives'.
When Stravinsky Came to Dublin in 1963
RTÉ orchestras will perform two nights of music by Stravinsky this weekend. We take the opportunity to look back on the composer's visit to Ireland in June 1963.
Would you like to write for The Journal of Music? Read our call for submissions here.

Latest Events

Sonamus, with John Elwes
Concert
7 April John Field Room @ The National Concert Hall
RDS Rising Stars Concert
Concert
9 May RDS Concert Hall
Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Christ
Concert
13 April Aula Maxima, NUI Galway
ConTempo Countywide: Ballinasloe
Concert
11 April Ballinasloe Library Church Gallery
Lunchtime with ConTempo: April
Concert
4 April St Nicholas' Collegiate Church, Galway

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Apprentice Ensemble Programme 2017/18: Applications now open!
Call for Submissions
28 April Galway Music Residency
Tony Finnegan Memorial Award (administered through Meath Harp School)
Funding
31 March Meath County Council Arts Office
Community Arts Award
Funding
31 March Meath County Council Arts Office
Schools Musical Instrument Purchase Scheme
Funding
31 March Meath County Council Arts Office
Tyrone Guthrie Centre Award
Funding
31 March Meath County Council Arts Office

New Releases

Learning Place
Recording
Breda Mayock
Love Medley
Video
Ardú Vocal Ensemble
Sirene 1009
Recording
Han-earl Park, Dominic Lash, Mark Sanders and Caroline Pugh

Upcoming Events

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Bitesize Spectralism
Concert
30 March Maynooth University
Music Network presents Emmanuelle Bertrand & Pascal Amoyel (France)
Concert
30 March Large Room, City Hall, Waterford
Gerr Walsh, Dan Bodwell, Max Greenwood in Concert
Concert
31 March The DC Music Club, Dublin
A Louth Lilt
Concert
1 April Brú na Sí
Athenry Guitar Orchestras Festival concert
Concert
2 April Athenry Community Hall
Opera Theatre Company Presents: Handel's Acis & Galatea
Opera
3 April Theatre Royal, Waterford

Upcoming Deadlines

 
Job
31 March
CEO
The Irish Memory Orchestra
 
Job
31 March London Symphony Orchestra
 
Job
31 March Scottish Ballet
 
Call for Submissions
31 March Arts Council of Northern Ireland
 
Job
31 March Royal Northern College of Music
 
Job
31 March Triskel Christchurch, Cork
 
Job
2 April University of York
 
Job
2 April BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Festivals

Kincora Trad Weekend
Festival
6 April Killaloe & Ballina
Consairtín, the national concertina convention
Festival
21 April Ennis, Co. Clare
MUSIC CURRENT 2017
Festival
27 April Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin
Sligo International Chamber Music Festival 2017
Festival
28 April Drumcliffe Church / The Model, Sligo

Funding

 
31 March Meath County Council Arts Office
 
31 March Meath County Council Arts Office
 
31 March Meath County Council Arts Office
 
31 March Meath County Council Arts Office
 
31 March Meath County Council Arts Office