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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.
27 October 2017
To support the communications and administration work of its National Development Office, Music Generation is now seeking to appoint a full-time Communications & Administration Officer.
26 October 2017
For each of our tours, we commission influential writers to add flavour to our programmes. Journalist and reviewer Cormac Larkin compiled the programme notes for the Michael Wollny Trio in October 2017.
23 October 2017
Norway’s internationally-renowned trumpet star Tine Thing Helseth and pianist Gunnar Flagstad toured to venues in Dublin, Bray, Waterford, Sligo, Dún Laoghaire, Clifden, Limerick and Tralee in October 2017.
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.
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.