10 May 2016
PRESS RELEASE: Delve deeper with Music Network at Body & Soul 2016 (Woodlands Stage) on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June and experience a taste of musical riches specially curated to delight those with an inquisitive nature. Discover the wealth of music making on our shores as we present some of Ireland and the UK's finest traditional, classical and improvising musicians.
06 May 2016
PRESS RELEASE: The American Ireland Fund hosted its 41st Annual New York Dinner Gala on Thursday evening, May 5, 2016 in New York City. The event exceeded its target and raised $2.7 million for the support of hundreds of Irish charities and causes, including a $1m donation to Music Generation by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
06 April 2016
PRESS RELEASE: Time to kick up the heels and gladden the heart with French-Canadian group Le Vent du Nord. A driving force on the world’s folk music scene, they capture the revelry of a Saturday night kitchen party with their boundless enthusiasm and playful showmanship.
09 March 2016
PRESS RELEASE: Music Generation has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board, Dr Don Thornhill and Martin Drury. Dr Thornhill, a former top civil servant, and a current and former board member and adviser to several organisations, will take up the role of Chairperson. Arts practitioner, policy-maker and former Arts Council Director of Strategic Development, Martin Drury also joins the Board.
08 March 2016
PRESS RELEASE: In January, Sligo and Mayo school students embarked on an exciting educational weekly music project that will culminate in performances at the Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo on Tuesday 19th April and Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar on Thursday 21st April.
03 March 2016
PRESS RELEASE: The Music Network Artist Residency comes to a spectacular close in March as rhythm & blues and jazz legend Georgie Fame makes a very welcome return to Ireland, in the company of well-loved Irish guitarist Hugh Buckley and the Phil Ware Trio.
24 February 2016
PRESS RELEASE: Two of Britain's leading instrumentalists with a programme including Beethoven, Strauss, Prokofiev and a new work by Deirdre McKay
10 February 2016
PRESS RELEASE: Music inspired by characters from Shakespeare and Renaissance composers
04 February 2016
The fourth installment of the Phil Ware Concert Series at Triskel Christchurch sees rising star, UK pianist Kit Downes, featuring alongside celebrated saxophonist Stan Sulzmann in Cormac O’Brien’s quartet, sharing a double bill with Cork trombonist, composer and arranger Paul Dunlea’s seven-piece group.
13 January 2016
PRESS RELEASE: Tudo É Som: Brazil, Jazz and the Genius of Hermeto Pascoal - Music Network Artist Residency, Phil Ware Concert Series