Press Releases

Music Network presents Bangers and Crash Percussion Group

04 September 2019

Percussion virtuosos Alex Petcu, Emma King and Brian Dungan cook up a programme of new music to tickle your tastebuds and defy your expectations.
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Nationwide tour this September with Tara Breen, Laoise Kelly, Josephine Marsh and Nell Ní Chróinín

01 August 2019

A new collaboration between four traditional musicians who have been setting the bar high both at home and around the globe
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€245,440 awarded through Music Capital Scheme

16 July 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Music Network today announced the results of the Music Capital Scheme 2019. A total of €245,440 in funding from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has been awarded to 34 performing groups and 19 individual musicians across Ireland.
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Babies from Bray and beyond are invited to a very special interactive performance.

25 April 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Babies from Bray and beyond are invited to a very special interactive performance by Portuguese performing group Concertos para Bébes. Extra date added due to popular demand.
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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and Music Network announce Musicians-in-Residence for 2019

25 April 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and Music Network have announced the appointment of three Musicians-in-Residence for 2019 in a scheme jointly funded by the Arts Council and managed by Music Network. Each of the residencies will include free public performances at the dlr LexIcon Studio in Dún Laoghaire.
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Violinist Mairéad Hickey awarded Music Performance Bursary at Centre Culturel Irlandais

10 April 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Music Network is pleased to announce that violinist Mairéad Hickey has been awarded the Music Network/Centre Culturel Irlandais Music Performance Bursary 2019/20.
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Renowned guitarist Xavier Díaz-Latorre to perform in Ireland curated by Eamon Sweeney

08 April 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Xavier Díaz-Latorre is recognised as one of the world’s leading baroque guitarists. On Friday 26th April he brings his incredible virtuosity to Ireland for the first time in a performance at the Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre in Bray.
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DE TEMPS ANTAN ON TOUR TO NINE VENUES WITH MUSIC NETWORK 1ST-10TH MAY 2019

27 March 2019

PRESS RELEASE: The irresistible French Canadian folk super group De Temps Antan, who have captured the hearts of audiences across the globe with their stunning interpretations of time-honoured melodies from Quebec, are touring to nine venues with Music Network 1st-10th May.
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RAPHAELA GROMES AND JULIAN RIEM - On Tour with Music Network 3rd – 11th April 2019

01 March 2019

PRESS RELEASE: The superb duo of cellist Raphaela Gromes and pianist Julian Riem will be touring Ireland 3rd-11th April with a programme including pieces by Rossini, a lost work by Offenbach, and the premiere of a new work by Kevin Volans, “cello:piano 2” in C Major, commissioned by Music Network.
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€270,250 ANNOUNCED FOR MUSIC CAPITAL SCHEME 2019

14 February 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Music Network today welcomed the announcement by Josepha Madigan TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, confirming funding of €270,250 for the Music Capital Scheme 2019.
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