All the latest news from Music Network can be found here, including press releases for the current and past seasons and press reviews.
11 January 2018
For each of our tours, we commission influential writers to add flavour to our programmes. Musician, composer and broadcaster Ellen Cranitch wrote the programme notes for the Niamh Parsons, Ciarán Tourish, Liam Kelly & John Doyle tour in January 2018.
10 January 2018
09 January 2018
Music Network today welcomed the announcement by Josepha Madigan TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, confirming funding of €245,500 for the Music Capital Scheme 2017.
19 December 2017
The Music Network office will be closed for Christmas from Wednesday 20th December 2017 at 5.30pm until Tuesday 2nd January 2018 at 9.30am.
Music Network presents Niamh Parsons, Ciarán Tourish, Liam Kelly & John Doyle on tour 9 – 20 January
29 November 2017
Music Network’s Spring 2018 season begins in epic form with a gathering of titans from trad super-groups Arcady, Altan, Dervish and Solas – vocalist Niamh Parsons, fiddler Ciarán Tourish, flautist Liam Kelly and guitar virtuoso John Doyle.
15 November 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network’s Spring 2018 season offers an exciting mix of tours featuring the very best of Irish and international musicians. The diverse selection of world-class Irish and international musicians will perform 44 concerts in 19 towns and villages across 14 counties from January to May 2018.
08 November 2017
Prepare to be enchanted by the extraordinary Céline Moinet, “…one of the finest oboists in the world” [International Record Review], in Music Network's very special end of year concert on Saturday 2nd December at The Pillar Room, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin 1.
01 November 2017
Centre Culturel Irlandais artist residency bursary deadline: 10 January 2018 for residencies between August 2018 and July 2019
31 October 2017
The sublime pianist Michael Wollny’s sensational jazz trio toured venues in Castlebar, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Bray, Drogheda and Cork in October 2017. Renowned for his adventurous spirit and the electrifying spontaneity of his live gigs, multi-award winning Wollny was joined by drummer Eric Schaefer, and double bass player Christian Weber.
31 October 2017
The International Guitar Quartet featuring Derek Gripper (South Africa), Rosa Maria Robinson (Mexico), Adam Levin (USA) and Redmond O’Toole (Ireland) to perform at the National Opera House, Wexford, Saturday 18th November as part of the Music Network Artist Residency Programme 2017.