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