The Journal Of Music

Kilkenny Arts Festival Announces 2024 Programme
Music line-up includes Mari Samuelsen, Bassekou Kouyate, Carducci Quartet, Richard Dawson, Lavinia Meijer, Lisa O'Neill and more.
Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin's Legacy to be Celebrated at Clonmel Junction Arts Festival
Fidelio Trio, Mel Mercier, Colm Murphy, Niall Vallely, Bobby Gardiner, Mary Mitchell-Ingoldsby and Helen Phelan to take part in tribute events.
Ireland Music Week Announces 50 Acts for October Showcase
Annual Irish music platform to feature Niamh Bury, I Dreamed I Dream, Winnie Ama and Leo Miyagee.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (17–23 June 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (10–16 June 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
RIP Charlie Lennon (1938–2024)
Renowned musician and composer passes away aged 85.
New Ross Piano Festival Announces Programme for 2024
Featured artists include Paul Lewis, Steven Osborne, Yukine Kuroki, Trio Rodin, Sofya Gulyak and Finghin Collins.
Rachel Holstead Appointed Chief Executive of Ealaín na Gaeltachta
Composer has worked as an Arts Facilitator for the Gaeltacht arts organisation since 2017; her new role began on 1 June.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (4–9 June 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Tuesday to Sunday.
Stiúideo Cuan Announces Summer Concert Series 2024
Féasta Ceoil an Spidéil ‘24, beginning on 31 May, will feature Liz and Yvonne Kane, Séamus and Caoimhe Uí Fhlatharta, Martin Hayes, Kíla, Peadar Ó Riada and Doireann Ní Ghlacáin, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Mick O'Brien, and more.
National Concert Hall Announces 2024–25 Season
Programme includes world premieres, performances by the National Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Philip Glass Ensemble, and Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason, plus an artist-in-residence strand.
Basic Income for the Arts Report Shows Improved Life Satisfaction for Artists
Report on first year of pilot scheme indicates better mental health and more time spent on artistic work.
Newpark Academy of Music Staff Call on Board to Resign
Staff and teachers seeking to ensure survival of 45-year-old music school with over 600 students.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (27 May–2 June 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
New Edition of 'The Companion to Irish Traditional Music' Published
3rd edition of major reference book, edited by Fintan Vallely, includes over 1,400 entries covering Irish music, song and dance.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (20–26 May 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
TG4 Launches New Traditional Music Series, ‘Taoscadh ón Tobar'
Five-part series features Andrea Palandri, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Seán McElwain and Doireann Ní Ghlacáin.
Galway International Arts Festival Announces Programme for 2024
Kneecap, Annie Mac, Leftfield, Gruff Rhys, Niamh Regan, Susan O'Neill, The Undertones, Glasshouse, Muireann Bradley, and Will Butler and Sister Squares on the music line-up.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (13–19 May 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Irish National Opera Announces Wagner, Berlioz, Verdi and Emma O'Halloran for 2024–25 Season
Donizetti's 'L’elisir d’amore', Strauss' 'Die Fledermaus', and a collaboration with hip-hop collective the Kabin Crew also part of new programme.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (7–12 May 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Tuesday to Sunday.
Hyeyoon Park, Judi Jackson, Inmo Yang, Claudia Boyle and Sitkovetsky Trio for West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival 2024
A new work by Abigail Smith, 'Wild West for Bassoon and Piano', which has won the festival's composition competition, will be performed on 18 May.
€25k Markievicz Award Opens for Applications on 7 May
Award to support work focused on the role of women in Ireland; deadline for applications is 6 June.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (29 April–5 May 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
NCH Bursaries for Emerging Composers and Classical Singers Now Open for Applications
The deadline for the Jerome Hynes Young Composers Competition and the Bernadette Greevy Bursary is 21 June 2024.
New One-Day Festival of Contemporary Music Announced for Belfast
Terrain will take place on 18 May; event will also include a discussion on the contemporary music scene in Northern Ireland.
Irish Composer William Vincent Wallace's 1860 Opera 'Lurline' to Receive Concert Performance at the NCH
National Symphony Orchestra and Heritage Music Productions to present full score on 26 July.
University of Limerick Opens New Electronic Music Studio
The new facilities were launched this month by composer Roger Doyle; composer-in-residence programme to start in 2025.
Programme Announced for Joe Heaney Festival of Traditional Singing 2024
Festival to mark 40 years since the singer's death with concerts, talks, sessions and launches.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (22–28 April 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.