All the latest news from Music Network can be found here, including press releases for the current and past seasons and press reviews.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
05 September 2018
Partnership with U2 and The Ireland Funds Celebrated at Allianz Business to Arts Awards
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.
28 August 2018
This October, experience the consummate musicianship of the multi-award winning Amatis Piano Trio, widely acclaimed for their intensity, passion and beautifully-nuanced performances. Lea Hausmann (violin), Samuel Shepherd (cello) and Mengjie Han (piano) will perform trios by Haydn, Schumann, Mendelssohn and a new work by Irish composer Amanda Feery (commissioned by Music Network) from 8 – 17 October 2018, details at musicnetwork.ie.
26 July 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network, with Wicklow County Council and Mermaid Arts Centre, are pleased to announce Eamon Sweeney as Music Network’s Artist in Residence 2018.
25 July 2018
Music Network’s Autumn 2018 season gets off to a flying start as two of Ireland’s finest traditional musicians – button accordionist Máirtín O’Connor and guitarist Séamie O’Dowd – accompany the living songbook and national treasure that is vocalist Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill. This curated trio will tour to ten venues nationwide from 11 – 23 September 2018, details at musicnetwork.ie.