Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (18–24 September 2023)

Music Network presents a new work by Jennifer Walshe this week in Dublin, Kildare, Limerick and Cork.

Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (18–24 September 2023)

This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.

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Children and Young People
18.9.23 – Feis Ceoil Young Platform Series, Main Stage, National Concert Hall
20.9.23 – I See You Like This, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
22.9.23 – When The Moon Spun Round, Draoícht Arts Centre
22.9.23 – Music Generation Galway City Open Night at Culture NightGCC Music Centre, Wellpark, Galway
23.9.23 – When The Moon Spun Round, Draoícht Arts Centre

21.9.23 – Dun Laoghaire Choral Society Open Evening 2023, Quaker Meeting House Pakenham Road Monkstown County Dublin

19.9.23 – Schumann Quartet, Royal Irish Academy of Music
19.9.23 – Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra, András Keller, Conductor Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano, National Concert Hall
20.9.23 – ConTempo Quartet in Clifden, Christ Church Clifden
20.9.23 – Bach Solo Cello Suites, United Arts Club
20.9.23 – Echoes of Europe: David Tobin, Violin Nathalia Milstein, Piano Elly Suh, Violin, Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall
20.9.23 – Irish Chamber Orchestra - Stabat Mater by Pergolesi, Large Room, City Hall, Waterford
21.9.23 – Duo Oriana - Soprano and Lute, St Ann’s Church Dawson Street
21.9.23 – Irish Chamber Orchestra And University Concert Hall Presents “Stabat Mater”, University Concert Hall Limerick
21.9.23 – ConTempo Quartet in Ennis, Glór, Ennis
21.9.23 – ConTempo Quartet, glór, Friar’s Walk, Ennis
22.9.23 – Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater - Irish Chamber Orchestra, St Joseph’s Church, Clifden
22.9.23 – The Kelly Sisters on Culture Night, Russborough House & Park
22.9.23 – Wexford Young Musicians, St Iberius Church, Wexford
22.9.23 – Aimee Banks Culture Night Special, Town Hall Theatre Galway
22.9.23 – Friday Main Evening Concert, St Mary’s Church New Ross
22.9.23 – Classical Cabaret - Culture Night 2023, Whale Theatre Greystones
22.9.23 – ConTempo Quartet in Skibbereen, Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen
22.9.23 – Ellen Jansson at noon, St Mary’s Church New Ross
23.9.23 – Meagan Milatz in concert, St Mary’s Church New Ross
23.9.23 – ConTempo Quartet in Tullamore, Charleville Castle
23.9.23 – Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater - Irish Chamber Orchestra, St. Brendan’s Church of Ireland, Oxmanton Mall, Birr
23.9.23 – Saturday Main Evening Concert, St Mary’s Church New Ross
23.9.23 – Celebrity Organ Recital - Naji Hakim, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork
23.9.23 – Finegan Viscardi Duo with Robert Finegan (saxophone) & Tara Viscardi (harp), Farmleigh House & Estate
23.9.23 – The Ennio Morricone Experience, The Civic, Tallaght
23.9.23 – Schubert Piano Trio in E flat, St Mary’s Church New Ross
24.9.23 – ConTempo Quartet in Dublin, Kevin Barry Recital Room, National Concert Hall
24.9.23 – Chamber Music Series at the NCH: Contempo Quartet, Kevin Barry Recital Room, NCH, Dublin
24.9.23 – Closing Concert, St Mary’s Church New Ross
24.9.23 – Lise de la Salle and the Hermès Quartet, St Peter’s Church of Ireland, Drogheda
24.9.23 – Lucy Parham, Tim McInnerny and Rachmaninov, St Mary’s Church New Ross

19.9.23 – Music Network Presents Oscailt – a new commission by Jennifer Walshe, Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin
20.9.23 – Music Network Presents Oscailt – a new commission by Jennifer Walshe, Riverbank Arts Centre
21.9.23 – Music Network Presents Oscailt – a new commission by Jennifer Walshe, Belltable, Limerick
22.9.23 – Culture Night 2023: End of Residency Showcase with Mark Corcoran, An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk
22.9.23 – Fiona Kennedy September Soundscape, St Catherine’s Cultural Centre Kinsale Co. Cork
22.9.23 – Imeall/Llaemi presented by the National Circus Festival, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
22.9.23 – Culture Night-Steve Reich’s MXXM: Music for 18 Musicians Reimagined, Main Stage National Concert Hall
22.9.23 – Culture Night: Philip Glass Symphony No. 1 ‘Low’, National Concert Hall
23.9.23 – Music Network Presents Oscailt – a new commission by Jennifer Walshe, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork
24.9.23 – NCH Chamber Music Series: ConTempo Quartet, Kevin Barry Recital Room National Concert Hall

18.9.23 – Culture Night at Róisín Dubh: Hannah Hession, Rob Rua, Kettleboilers, Róisín Dubh, Galway
22.9.23 – Annie Mac – ‘Before Midnight’ on Culture Night, The Guinness Storehouse
22.9.23 – Donal Dineen’s Backstory @ Culture Night Late, Katie’s Corner
23.9.23 – Tomorrow Comes The Harvest, National Concert Hall, Dublin

20.9.23 – Film Club – Tár, The Source Arts Centre Thurles Co.Tipperary

Folk and Traditional
20.9.23 – Lisa Canny, Éadaoin Ní Mhaicín and Séamus Ó Flatharta at Clifden Arts Festival, Christ Church Clifden
20.9.23 – Flook, Aonach Mhacha, Armagh
21.9.23 – Féile le Chéile, Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin
21.9.23 – Flook, Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin, Derry
21.9.23 – Notes & Narratives – Mikie Smyth: “RL O’Mealy - Belfast’s Virtuoso Uilleann Piper, Pipemaker, Teacher and Broadcaster of the early 20th Century”, Na Píobairí Uilleann, Dublin
22.9.23 – Traditional Workshops – A Free Culture Night Event, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
22.9.23 – Culture Night with Carmel Gunning, Caheny’s Pub, Sligo
22.9.23 – Sligo Baroque Music Festival and The Hawk’s Well Theatre present: Tradroque, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
 – Lewis Barfoot at Sirius Arts for Culture Night, Sirius Arts Centre Cobh Co. Cork
22.9.23 – Culture Night Live from Dún Lúiche Hosted by RTÉ: RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Jessie Buckley, The Murder Capital, Ye Vagabonds, Aby Coulibaly and more, Dún Lúiche
22.9.23 – Céilí Mór at Culture Night, The Crane Bar, Galway
22.9.23 – UCC TradSoc ‘Past & Present’ for Culture Night 2023UCC Music Department
22.9.23 – Flook, The Duncairn, Belfast
22.9.23 – NOTIFY with Séamus and Caoimhe Uí Fhlatharta, Dunamaise Theatre, Portlaoise
22.9.23 – Onóir, Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre
22.9.23 – Bothántaíocht A Culture Night Event at Teach Siamsa Finuge, Teach Siamsa Finuge
22.9.23 – Bothántaíocht A Culture Night Event at Teach Siamsa Na Carraige, Dingle, Teach Siamsa Na Carraige, Dingle
23.9.23 – Camchuairt an Oireachtais: Máistir-Ranganna, Seisiúin Eolais, Seisiúin Airneáin, Conamara
23.9.23 – Culture Night 2023 on RTÉRTÉ
23.9.23 – ‘Chongie Road’ Album Launch, The Wavecrest Hotel
23.9.23 – Paul Kelly and Frankie Lane, Tutty’s, Hollywood Co. Wicklow
23.9.23 – Melrose Quartet, Live to your Living Room (Online)
23.9.23 – The Seeger Sessions Revival, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
23.9.23 – Declan Sinnott & Evelyn Kalansee in concert., The Cherrytree

Jazz and Improvised
18.9.23 – Newpark Academy of Music -Jazz Harmony & Composition Course, Newpark Academy of Music
21.9.23 – Scott Flanigan Trio, St Mary’s Church New Ross
21.9.23 – Kit Downes, St Mary’s Church New Ross
22.9.23 – IMC presents Late Night Jazz for CultureNight, The Complex, Dublin City

Literary and Musical Event
22.9.23 – The Power of Poetry/ Cumhacht na Filíochta, Dingle Bookshop
24.9.23 – Write by the Sea Festival Finale – Bill Whelan, Jackie Hayden, Zoë Conway and John Mc Intyre, Kilmore Quay

19.9.23 – Women and War: Representations in the Creative Arts, Thomas Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin
22.9.23 – The Scorched Earth Trilogy, Portview Trade Centre
28.9.23 – Regula Mühlemann, soprano, Royal Irish Academy of Music

Rock and Pop
18.9.23 – Freya Ridings, 3Olympia Theatre, Dublin
22.9.23 – PJ Harvey, 3Olympia Theatre, Dublin
22.9.23 – New Ceremony, Róisín Dubh, Galway
23.9.23 – The Seeger Sessions Revival, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
23.9.23 – McCartney: All the Best, An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk
23.9.23 – PJ Harvey, 3Olympia Theatre, Dublin
23.9.23 – The John Martyn Project, Whelan’s, Dublin
23.9.23 – The Illegals, Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre
24.9.23 – Sweet Caroline | The Neil Diamond Story, The Civic, Tallaght

22.9.23 – Culture Night: Percussion, Gamelan and Choral workshopsNational Concert Hall


England, Scotland and Wales

18.9.23 – Friction Farm - Americana Folk Duo, Forest Folk
18.9.23 – Lewis Barfoot, The Bell Inn Bath
24.9.23 – Friction Farm - Americana Folk Duo, Woodies Acoustic Entertainment Evenings
24.9.23 – Irlandiani- Smock Alley Album Launch, Worthing Pavilion Theatre Atrium


22.9.23 – Adekunle Gold, House of Blues, Dallas, Texas
23.9.23 – Family-Friendly Puppet Opera MONKEY Premieres in Boston 9/22-24, Emerson Paramount Center 


Upcoming Festivals 

31 Aug–24 Sept: Beethovenfest Bonn, Germany
5–28 Sept: Wigmore Hall Festival Dublin, Whyte Recital Hall, Royal Irish Academy of Music

9–24 Sept: Dublin Fringe Festival, Dublin 
13–24 Sept: Clifden Arts Festival
15–24 Sept: Clonakilty International Guitar Festival, Cork
15–30 Sept: North Wales International Music Festival, St Asaph
20–23 Sept: Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg 
20–24 Sept: New Ross Piano Festival
20–24 Sept: Limerick Jazz Festival
21–24 Sept: Drimoleague Singing Festival, West Cork
22 Sept: Culture Night, Nationwide 
22–24 Sept: Beonix Electronic Music Festival, Limassol, Cyprus
22–24 Sept: Southdowns Music Festival, Bognor Regis
23–24 Sept: Hidden Notes, Stroud, Gloucestershire

See a full list of upcoming festivals here.


Upcoming Job and Funding Deadlines  

19 September
Junior Guildhall Musical Awareness Teacher – Electronic Studio
Guildhall School of Music & Drama

19 September
Teaching Fellow in Musicology for Screen
The University of Edinburgh

20 September
Assistant Professor in Irish Traditional Music
Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick

21 September
Programme Officer
Dance Ireland

21 September
Communications and Administrative Officer
Arts and Disability Ireland

22 September
Doctoral Programmes Coordinator
Royal College of Music

22 September
Climate action and environmental training and mentoring services
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

22 September
Digital Content Producer
The Hallé

22 September
Production Assistant

22 September
Curatorial Fellow – Prints & Drawings
National Gallery of Ireland

22 September
Introductory Course – Music in Healthcare and Community Settings
Music & Health Ireland

22 September
ISCM World New Music Days: Call for Composers
Sound and Music, London

24 September
Intern Artist Coordinator
Harrison Parrott

25 September
Publications & Content Officer
Royal College of Music

25 September
Young Creatives Producer
Barbican Centre, London

25 September
Events and Communications Officer
Faculty of Music, University of Oxford

25 September
Nature & Place – Temporary projects
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

25 September
Whitefriar Street Choral Scholarships 2023
Carmelite Church, Whitefriar St

25 September
Artist in the Community Scheme
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

25 September
Whitefriar Street Organ Scholarships 2023
Carmelite Church, Whitefriar St

25 September
Beyond Borders
PRS Foundation

25 September
Adult Guitar Lessons for Beginners/Improvers
Castleknock Community College

25 September
Adult Guitar lessons for Improvers
Castleknock Community College

25 September
Adult Guitar lessons for Beginners
Castleknock Community College

25 September
ISCM World New Music Days 2024 – Faroe Islands: Call for Works (Irish Section)
The Contemporary Music Centre

For all jobs and opportunities see here.


To add a concert to our listings, please see hereTo view concerts by day, visit Upcoming EventsTo advertise your upcoming events with the Journal of Music, see here.

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Published on 18 September 2023

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