Music Network Performance and Touring Award

The total award fund for this round of applications was €25,971 awarded to 4 applicants.

Artist Amount Awarded
Nuala Kennedy €10,278
Proposal: Nuala Kennedy's proposal for 4-concert tour entitled “A Mislaid Album’, featuring Nuala Kennedy, voice/whistle/flute (Ireland), Caoimhin O Raghallaigh, fiddle/nickelharper (Ireland), Norman Blake, voice/piano (Scotland) and Euros Childs, voice/guitar (Wales). Tour takes place in October 2009, visiting Navan, Manorhamilton, Cork and Dublin. Repertoire will consist mostly of original material written especially for the tour, which represents a first-time collaboration between these artists.
Finghin Collins €4,301
Proposal: Finghin Collins's proposal for recitals in the South East (Kilkenny and New Ross) with guest Dutch soprano, Lenneke Ruiten (above with Finghin Collins) in advance of the duo's debut performance at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, January 2009.
Madeleine Flanagan €7,575
Proposal: Madeleine Flanagan's towards a 4-concert tour entitled “The Seven Deadly Sins of Opera’, featuring soprano Sylvia O'Brien and guest pianist, Hanna Shybayeva (Netherlands). Tour will visit Bantry, Dundrum, Tinahely and Waterford, and takes place in February 2009.
Michelle Fleming €3,817
Proposal: Michelle Fleming's proposal on behalf of the Carducci Quartet for a weekend-long series of three concerts taking place between 12th and 14th June 2009 at St.Colman's Church, Farahy, County Cork. Repertoire to include string quartets by Mozart, Moeran, Mendelssohn, Haydn, Horovitz, Beethoven, Glass and Schubert