Latest

Galway Folk Festival Announces 2024 Programme
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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. ...
Feis Ceoil 2024 Competition Results
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Gala concert featuring a selection of winners to take place on Wednesday 17 April. ...
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (15–21 April 2024)
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This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday. ...

Latest Listings

43rd International Choral Conducting Summer School – Presented by Sing Ireland
Summer School
10 August Irish World Academy of Music & Dance, Limerick
Added by Journal of Music
State Choir Latvija – Tour of Ireland, 1st–5th May 2024
Concert
1 May Drogheda, Cork, Kilkenny, Balbriggan and Dublin
Added by Journal of Music
Magnetic Resonator Piano workshop, SARC Belfast, 19-22 June 2024
Workshop
19 June Sonic Arts Research Centre, Queen's University Belfast
Added by XeniaPestova
Mozart by Candlelight
Concert
27 April Large Room, City Hall, Waterford
Added by Susan Hennessy
Chopin by Candlelight
Concert
26 April Church of the Sacred Heart Donnybrook
Added by Susan Hennessy

News

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.

Reviews

The Importance of Ensembles to the New Music Scene
The Music Current contemporary festival was held at the Project Arts Centre in Dublin last week from 2 to 6 April and featured TAK Ensemble, Dublin Sound Lab, Black Page Orchestra, Nadar Ensemble and lovemusic collective. Adrian Smith reviews.
The Return of the Bothy Band
TG4 has broadcast a new documentary film on the reformed 1970s group The Bothy Band including interviews and a performance in Dublin. Adrian Scahill reviews.
Bringing to Light a Forgotten Anglo-Irish Composer
Harpsichordist, conductor and musicologist Bridget Cunningham has just released an album of work by the eighteenth-century Anglo-Irish composer Thomas Roseingrave. James Camien McGuiggan reviews.

Articles

A Life of Searching
Anna Murray
The Belize-born British composer Errollyn Wallen has recently published 'Becoming a Composer', a book of memories and reflections. Anna Murray reviews.
SXSW Protest is About More than Palestine
The protest by ten Irish bands at SXSW in Austin, Texas, was about the crisis in Palestine, but it is also about more than that, writes Toner Quinn.
Catherine Martin's Prime Opportunity to Protect Irish Music
Appointing a board member to RTÉ who has musical expertise is crucial to try and safeguard the Irish music scene, writes Toner Quinn.
The Forgotten Influences on Pianists and Composers of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
A new book by Gabriela Mayer, 'The Art of the Unspoken', explores how rhetoric, linguistic parallels and the singing voice were understood by pianists and composers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and how performers can interpret these aspects today. James Camien McGuiggan...

From the Archive

The End and the Beginning
Ian Bascombe
Cormac Breatnach's 'The Whistle Blower' tour and album, featuring Daire Bracken and Martin Tourish, is both an act of healing as well as a challenging musical...
Jan 23, 2019
Live Reviews: Efterklang
Seán Ó Máille
The Button Factory, Dublin / 29 March 2008
May 1, 2008
Leaving Nothing Behind
Brendan Finan
Music by Simon O'Connor, John McLachlan, Piazzolla and the Conor Guilfoyle Octet – more variegated works would be hard to find, writes Brendan Finan about Kaleidoscope's...
Mar 1, 2018

Latest Events

43rd International Choral Conducting Summer School – Presented by Sing Ireland
Summer School
10 August Irish World Academy of Music & Dance, Limerick
Added by Journal of Music
State Choir Latvija – Tour of Ireland, 1st–5th May 2024
Concert
1 May Drogheda, Cork, Kilkenny, Balbriggan and Dublin
Added by Journal of Music
Magnetic Resonator Piano workshop, SARC Belfast, 19-22 June 2024
Workshop
19 June Sonic Arts Research Centre, Queen's University Belfast
Added by XeniaPestova
Mozart by Candlelight
Concert
27 April Large Room, City Hall, Waterford
Added by Susan Hennessy
Chopin by Candlelight
Concert
26 April Church of the Sacred Heart Donnybrook
Added by Susan Hennessy

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

UCD School of Music Associate Conductor
Job
19 April University College Dublin (UCD)
Added by Ciaran Crilly
NI Film Scoring Summer School
Course
1 July Ulster University, Magee campus
Added by dumbworldltd
Open Call: Musician-In-Residence
Call for Submissions
14 May Music Network and St. John’s Theatre and Arts Centre (Listowel)
Community Connector
Job
29 April Southbank Centre
National Lottery Project Funding 2024–2025
Funding
7 May Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Upcoming Events

ChamberFest Dublin 2024
Concert
22 April The Whyte Recital Hall, RIAM
Added by RIAMDublin
Larivain-Péron & Co Music from Brittany and Ireland
Concert
23 April On the Pig's Back Deli, St. Patrick's Woollen Mills, Douglas West, Cork
Added by Maryannick
Rafeef Ziadah: Let it Be a Tale
Concert
23 April Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo
Added by Hawkswell

Upcoming Deadlines

Board Member
Volunteer
22 April Wheelworks Arts
Guildhall Young Artists Taunton Music Tutors (various disciplines)
Job
22 April Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Head of School – Music
Job
22 April BIMM Manchester
Creative Engagement Coordinator
Job
22 April Dublin City Council Culture Company
Assistant Orchestra Manager
Job
24 April The Glasshouse International Centre for Music
Project Manager
Job
25 April Royal Irish Academy
Head of Programmes and Engagement
Job
25 April Royal Irish Academy
Trustee of the Board of Directors
Volunteer
25 April Business to Arts
Associate Pianist, The Royal Ballet
Job
26 April Royal Opera House
Music Development Officer with Music Generation Galway City
Job
26 April Galway and Roscommon Education & Training Board
Added by Journal of Music

Funding

Assistant Arts Officer 25 April Offaly County Council
Agility Award 25 April The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
PhD Scholarships in Music 26 April Dublin City University
Creative Schools Initiative 2 May The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon