Latest Listings

A Piece of You
Concert
18 October Baboró International Arts Festival for Children
A Piece of You
Concert
17 October Baboró International Arts Festival for Children
A Piece of You
Concert
11 October Baboró International Arts Festival for Children
A Piece of You
Concert
10 October Baboró International Arts Festival for Children

News

'When we think about Ireland... what do we want included in the dataset?': Jennifer Walshe on the World Premiere of Her New Work 'Ireland: A Dataset'
This Saturday night at 8pm, the National Concert Hall will live-stream the world premiere of Jennifer Walshe's 'Ireland: A Dataset'. The composer spoke to the...
41st Cork Folk Festival to Host Live and Online Events
John Spillane, Pauline Scanlon, Strung, The Bonny Men, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Nia Byrne, Anna Mieke, Karen Casey, Greenshine and Maija Sofia to perform at five-day festival.
Digital and Live Concert Planner: 21–27 September 2020
This week's digital and live concerts from Monday to Sunday. To have your concert included next week (28 September–4 October), please add it to our listings.

News – UK

Scottish Opera Announces Emerging Artists for 2020/21
Catriona Hewitson, Margo Arsane, Shengzhi Ren and Arthur Bruce to perform in both digital and live productions as part of the programme.
Online Scottish Gaelic Music Festival Launches This Month
Tional virtual Gaelic festival will feature concerts, workshops and cèilidh sessions.
Ina Boyle Songs to Be Recorded at Wigmore Hall
Irish composer's works to be performed by Paula Murrihy, Robin Tritschler, Ben McAteer and Iain Burnside.

Latest Reader Reviews

Hilary Woods - Birthmarks
Album
13 March Sacred Bones Records
4
Joshua Burnside – Into the Depths of Hell
Album
4 September Independent
5
Conal Ó Gráda – The Top of Coom
Album
1 June Claddagh Records
5
Christy Moore – Prosperous (Remastered 2020)
Album
29 August Tara Music
4
Víkingur Ólafsson – Johann Sebastian Bach
Album
7 September Deutsche Grammophon
5

Reviews

Ethereal and Melancholic
Irish composer Linda Buckley this week releases 'From Ocean's Floor', a new album of electronic and chamber work on the NMC label. Adrian Smith reviews.
Quiet, Gentle Wonder
Galway singer-songwriter Niamh Regan's debut album is the surprising inaugural release from new label Black Gate Records. Andrea Cleary reviews.
Surface Tension
Caimin Gilmore, double-bass player with groups such as Crash Ensemble and singer/songwriter with the band Sun Collective, has recently released two EPs: a four-track record of new works for solo double bass, and a collection of songs and instrumentals with Sun Collective. Anna Murray reviews.

Articles

Leo Rowsome: A Man Ahead of His Time
Helena Grimes
On the fiftieth anniversary of the passing of the great uilleann piper Leo Rowsome (1903–1970), his daughter Helena Grimes reflects on his legacy and remembers her musical childhood in Dublin.
How Can the Arts Plan in This Uncertainty?
The new Covid restrictions regarding indoor and outdoor gatherings have caused even more disruption in music and the arts, just as we thought things might be improving. Is it possible to have confidence about organising an event in this environment, and if not, what needs to be done, asks Shannon McNamee.
John Hume and the Artists That Make Us Think
John Hume's views on the role of artists in a conflict are worth considering today, writes Toner Quinn.
Musicians and Identity – Why There Was Such a Strong Reaction to Minister Heather Humphreys' Comments
The response from musicians to comments last week by Minister Heather Humphreys about reskilling and retraining was visceral, although her words were not directed towards them. Colm Kelly explores why.

Listen

Podcasts

Listen Back: The Silencing of An Spidéal – Discussions on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta and TG4
Journal of Music article on the decline of music in An Spidéal discussed on 'Adhmhaidin', 'Iris Aniar' and 'Nuacht TG4'.

Latest Events

A Piece of You
Concert
18 October Baboró International Arts Festival for Children
A Piece of You
Concert
17 October Baboró International Arts Festival for Children
A Piece of You
Concert
11 October Baboró International Arts Festival for Children
A Piece of You
Concert
10 October Baboró International Arts Festival for Children
Madrigals at the Museum II
Concert
26 October Belfast International Arts Festival

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Getty Scholar Grants
Call for Submissions
1 October The Getty Foundation
Community Radio Fund
Funding
30 September Broadcasting Authority of Ireland
 COVID-19 Recovery Revitalisation Grant
Funding
13 October Belfast City Council
Digital Media Bursary
Funding
16 October Fire Station Artists' Studios

Upcoming Events

Aerial/Sparks
Exhibition
24 September Áras Éanna, Inis Oírr, Aran Islands, Co. Galway
Irish Chamber Orchestra - Bach with a Bang!
Broadcast
24 September University Concert Hall, Limerick
Beethoven 250 | ConTempo Quartet
Concert
24 September St Nicholas' Collegiate Church, Galway
Music Network presents: Ye Vagabonds & Cormac Begley
Concert
24 September The Malt House
Drogheda Classical Music / Barry Douglas and Esposito Quartet
Concert
24 September St Peter's Church of Ireland, Drogheda
Óró...
Dance
24 September Gailearaí an Tismeáin, An Cheathrú Rua
Aerial/Sparks
Exhibition
25 September Áras Éanna, Inis Oírr, Aran Islands, Co. Galway
Óró...
Dance
25 September Gailearaí an Tismeáin, An Cheathrú Rua
Beethoven 250 | ConTempo Quartet
Concert
25 September St Nicholas' Collegiate Church, Galway
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra Live
Concert
25 September RTÉ Lyric FM

Upcoming Deadlines

Digital Marketing Manager | Other Voices
Job
24 September Other Voices
Assistant to Heads of Department
Job
24 September Italia Conti
Development Manager
Job
25 September Irish National Opera
2020-2021 Cullman Center Fellowship
Call for Submissions
25 September New York Public Library
Community Producer
Job
25 September ArtHouse Jersey
Call-Out: Opportunity for NI-Based Emerging Artist
Call for Submissions
27 September Bbeyond
Music Technology Technician
Job
27 September Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Relationship Manager – Creative Media
Job
27 September Arts Council England
Projects Administrator, Curriculum
Job
28 September The Juilliard School
Creative Arts Facilitator
Job
28 September The Wallich

Funding

Culture Organisations and Venues Recovery Fund 24 September Creative Scotland
Partnership Funding 24 September Arts Council
Partnership Funding 24 September Arts Council
Live Performance Support Scheme 25 September Department of Culture, Arts, Media, Tourism, Sport and the Gaeltacht
Artist in the Community Scheme 28 September Arts Council