Music Network Archive
Chatham Saxophone Quartet
20 March 2014
Performing an expansive repertoire that runs the gamut from Bach to Steve Reich, including contemporary Irish composers and the use of multi-media, the unique Chatham Saxophone Quartet pushes the boundaries of what we know the saxophone quartet to be.
The Attacca Quartet
27 February - 5 March 2014
Be swept away by rising chamber music stars the Attacca Quartet, described by the New York Times as “sensational”, and tipped as worthy successors to the ground-breaking Kronos Quartet. Performing an exquisite programme inspired by words, framing works by John Adams, Beethoven and Janáček with readings by poets, playwrights and composers to illuminate the narrative behind the music.
The Little Radio - Iain Ballamy, Stian Carstensen
1 - 7 February 2014
Join the two-man charm offensive that is The Little Radio, an inspired pairing of Stian Carstensen’s bustling button accordion and Iain Ballamy’s effortlessly lyrical tenor saxophone, on tour from 1 – 7 February. Be warned: many before you have succumbed to their warmth, inventiveness and sheer sense of fun.
Dirk Powell, Michael McGoldrick, Brendan Gleeson and Francis Gaffney
7 - 17 January 2014
Our spring 2014 season gets off to a flying start as multi-instrumentalist Dirk Powell, piper Michael McGoldrick and guitarist Francis Gaffney are joined by actor Brendan Gleeson on fiddle in a musical road trip from Kentucky to Ireland via the Louisiana bayous from 7 - 17 January 2014
Degani Ensemble & Cara O’Sullivan in the Mill Theatre Dundrum
21 December 2013
Cara O’Sullivan, soprano
Ruby Ashley, oboe
Alan Smale, violin
Robin Panter, viola
Annette Cleary, cello
tonos - An Early-Music Christmas
6 December 2013
Christmas Concert with early-music duo tonos in Courthouse Arts Centre Tinahely
Benjamin Britten as I Knew Him: A Musical Portrait by John Elwes with Brian O’Kane & Finghin Collins
1 - 8 December 2013
Join three of Ireland’s finest musicians - John Elwes (tenor), Finghin Collins (piano) and Brian O’Kane (cello) - as they present this most personal of tributes to Benjamin Britten as his centenary year draws to a close.
Paudie O’Connor, Aoife Ní Chaoimh, Mick O’Brien and Nell Ní Chróinín
22 November 2013
Paudie O’Connor , accordion
Aoife Ní Chaoimh, fiddle
Mick O’Brien , uilleann pipes
Nell Ní Chróinín, sean-nós voice
Music Network Presents Nikolay Khozyainov, solo piano (Russia)
21 - 30 November 2013
Irish concert-goers are still talking about the spellbinding technique and supreme artistry displayed by Nikolay Khozyainov while winning last year’s Dublin International Piano Competition, and we’re delighted to give you the chance to hear this young lion of the keyboard in full flow.
Fidil Mill Theatre Dundrum
19 November 2013
Catch Fidil (Aidan O’Donnell, Ciarán O’Maonaigh and Damien McGeehan) in Mill Theatre Dundrum this November