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News

Early Irish Harp Discovery Days in Waterford and Galway
Historical Harp Society of Ireland to present performances, talks and hands-on workshops for those interested in trying the instrument.
Sinéad O'Halloran Selected as Principal Cellist with EUYO
Irish cellist to tour with European Union Youth Orchestra in South America and Europe and perform at BBC Proms.
'This is about representation and visibility for younger generations'
Emma O’Halloran Announced as a Winner of First Hildegard Competition for Female Composers

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Reviews

From the North Country
The North Clare musical identity is brought to life with nuanced tunes from Florence Fahy – Alan Reid listens to the concertina player's debut album for his second review as part of our Journal of Music/Clare County Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme.
Love and Conflict at the NCH
It is a critical time for the RTÉ NSO, but it celebrated its 70th year with a diverse programme and impassioned performances, writes Adrian Smith.
Layers of Knowledge
In her second review as part of our Journal of Music/Clare County Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Ruth Smith listens to An Tara's 'genre-curious' album 'Faha Rain'.

Articles

70 Years of the RTÉ NSO – In Pictures
Celebrating 70 years this week, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra will perform a celebratory concert on Friday with a new work by Brian Byrne as well as works by Wagner and Deirdre Gribbin. Here, The Journal of Music is delighted to present a range of images from the Orchestra's illustrious history.
Feeling and Thinking About Music
Alfred Brendel's new book is a reminder of how the really dedicated musician goes about things, writes John McLachlan.
From the Editor: Irish Musicians, Do Not Normalise This Hatred
A line has been crossed. Will Irish musicians and composers participate in the new US regime?
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'.
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23 February Whelan's, Dublin
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23 February Heritage Council, Kilkenny
Donie Nolan in Concert
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23 February An Ionad Culturtha, Ballyvourney
Musiclee presents Albert Niland in concert.
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23 February The DC Music Club, Dublin
AOIC Vocal Production- Dublin
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24 February Boydell Recital Room, Trinity College Dublin

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New Music Dublin 2018
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