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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.

Natalie Clein (cello), Julius Drake (piano) and Claire Booth (soprano), 29th November – 1st December

11 October 2018

Music Network’s Autumn season concludes with a trinity of concerts exploring three wonderfully expressive instruments by the illustrious Natalie Clein (cello), Julius Drake (piano) and Claire Booth (soprano).
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Taking control of your performance career 2018

10 October 2018

Following on from the success of Music Network’s ‘Taking control of your performance career 2017’, we are delighted to offer once again a series of free training sessions for Irish and Ireland-based professional performing musicians working in all musical genres. These sessions offer support by providing access to relevant and up-to-date expertise, resources and professional supports. The training sessions in 2018 focus once again on some of the non-artistic elements of a successful music performance career: Musicians and the Digital World, Music Publishing – Nurturing and Protecting Creativity and Finance and Taxation.
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Music Network presents Yury Revich, violin, and Benedict Kloeckner, cello on tour 7-12 November 2018

03 October 2018

Don’t miss these two exceptional musicians from 7 – 12 November in what promises to be a breath-taking journey through some of the most exquisite pieces in the classical canon including works by J.S. Bach, Reinhold Glière, Fritz Kreisler, Alessandro Rolla, Niccolò Paganini, Eugène Ysaÿe, Maurice Ravel and a new work by Irish composer Sebastian Adams commissioned specially for this tour.
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Q&A with pianist and composer Conor Linehan

01 October 2018

On Tuesday 9th October at 1pm, pianist and composer Conor Linehan, musician-in-residence at Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office invites locals to join him for a Q&A at dlr LexIcon as he shares his creative process.
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Music Network presents Mercury Award-nominated Roller Trio from 23 - 28 October

27 September 2018

Join us this October as Mercury Award-nominated Roller Trio brew up a heady genre-bending mix of rip-roaring grooves, dubstep style electronica and cool melodies for audiences nationwide from 23 - 28 October.
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News Round Up: Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill, Máirtín O’Connor and Séamie O’Dowd

26 September 2018

Autumn got off to a flying starrt as two of Ireland's finest traditional musicians - button accordionist Máirtín O'Connor and multi-instrumentalist Séamie O'Dowd - accompanied the living songbook and national treasure that is vocalist Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill. They performed in Wexford, Dublin, Castlebar, Letterkenny, Clifden, Ennis, Listowel, Dún Laoghaire, Roscommon and Portlaoise.
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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office Musician-in-Residence Q&A with Susan McKeown

19 September 2018

On Friday 28th September at 1pm, vocalist and songwriter Susan McKeown, musician-in-residence at Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office invites locals to join her and guitarist Ger Kiely for a Q&A at dlr LexIcon as she shares her song writing process.
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Alchemy Music announced as latest recipient of The Piano Scheme

19 September 2018

Music Network is delighted to announce that Alchemy Music is the latest recipient of The Piano Scheme, 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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Partnership with U2 and The Ireland Funds Celebrated at Allianz Business to Arts Awards

05 September 2018

Partnership with U2 and The Ireland Funds Celebrated at Allianz Business to Arts Awards
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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office Musician-in-Residence Q&A with Craig Cox

29 August 2018

As musician-in-residence, Craig will explain his work, his influences, the process he uses and open up a discussion about sound art and music.
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