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All the latest news from Music Network can be found here, including press releases for the current and past seasons and press reviews.

Music Network presents award-winning French string quartet Quatuor Voce on tour 16 – 26 November 201

11 October 2017

Catch award-winning French string quartet Quatuor Voce on tour from 16 – 26 November as they bring their effortlessly sophisticated artistry to bear on a programme featuring music by Bartók, Schubert, Beethoven and a new work by Irish composer, Rhona Clarke.
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Commissioned programme notes for Tine Thing Helseth and Gunnar Flagstad

10 October 2017

For each of our tours, we commission influential writers to add flavour to our programmes. Writer and musicologist Liam Cagney wrote the notes for Tine Thing Helseth and Gunnar Flagstad's programme, and composer Deirdre Gribbin supplied a programme note for her piece.
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Music Network: Taking charge of your performance career

05 October 2017

Music Network training sessions which focus on non-artistic elements of a successful music performance career: self-management, funding and self-promotion.
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Round up: Cathy Jordan, Jarlath Henderson & Mick Daly

03 October 2017

Cathy Jordan, Jarlath Henderson and Mick Daly visited venues in Dublin, Ennis, Roscommon, Letterkenny, Dún Laoghaire, Clifden, Newbridge, Tinahely and Cork in September 2017.
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Music Generation announces 9 new areas of Ireland selected for participation in its next phase

20 September 2017

Music Generation today announced the 9 new areas of Ireland that will receive philanthropic funding from U2 and The Ireland Funds to create increased access to non-mainstream music tuition for children and young people in their local area.
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Music Network presents Michael Wollny Trio on tour 23 – 29 October 2017

20 September 2017

Don’t miss the chance to hear the sublime pianist Michael Wollny’s sensational jazz trio, on tour from 23 – 29 October. Renowned for his adventurous spirit and the electrifying spontaneity of his live gigs, multi-award winning Wollny is joined by drummer Eric Schaefer, and double bass player Christian Weber. Details at musicnetwork.ie. Music Network tours are funded by the Arts Council and are presented in association with RTÉ lyric fm.
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Carole Nelson announced as latest recipient of The Piano Scheme 2017

15 September 2017

Music Network is delighted to announce that Carole Nelson is the latest recipient of The Piano Scheme 2017, an initiative that aims to provide access to concert standard pianos for professional musicians resident in Ireland and working in jazz/improvised music, for public performances throughout the country.
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World renowned guitarist Oscar Ghiglia, to perform at the National Opera House, Wexford, 23 October

14 September 2017

Music Network is excited to announce a concert by legendary classical guitarist Oscar Ghiglia as part of its Artist Residency 2017 with the National Opera House and Wexford County Council. On Monday 23rd October, Ghiglia will perform a solo recital of his concert favourites by composers J. S. Bach, Fernando Sor, Frank Martin, Maurice Ohana, Manuel Maria Ponce, Manuel de Falla and Giampaolo Bracali.
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Commissioned programme notes for Cathy Jordan, Jarlath Henderson & Mick Daly

14 September 2017

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 Cathy Jordan, Jarlath Henderson & Mick Daly tour in September 2017.
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Music Network presents Tine Thing Helseth & Gunnar Flagstad on tour 10-18 October 2017

13 September 2017

Prepare to be bowled over by the infectious enthusiasm of Tine Thing Helseth, Norway’s internationally-renowned trumpet star on a Music Network tour from 10 – 18 October. Accompanied by regular collaborator Gunnar Flagstad on piano, the programme includes Romances by Shostakovich, Romanian Folk Dances from Bartók, Piazzolla’s Café 1930 from Histoire du Tango and a new work by Deirdre Gribbin.
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