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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Grammy Award-winner Rhiannon Giddens and “musical alchemist” Francesco Turrisi on tour 5 –16th March
31 January 2019
PRESS RELEASE: Buckle up as Grammy Award-winning musician Rhiannon Giddens and Italian accordion player & percussionist Francesco Turrisi whisk you away on a globe and genre-trotting musical tour from 5th to 16th March 2019, meeting rootsy folk, blues and gospel along the way. Details at musicnetwork.ie.
16 January 2019
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and Music Network are pleased to announce details of the 2019 Musicians-in-Residence Scheme. Established and emerging individual musicians from all genres with a strong connection to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown are invited to apply by Tuesday 19th February 2019 at 2.00pm.
03 January 2019
PRESS RELEASE: Irish violinist Claire Duff and French harpsichordist Benjamin Alard have come together in a new Music Network collaboration to rediscover the music of one of the most significant composers of all time in a programme entitled "Inspiring Bach". Join them from 16th – 22nd February as they remind us why Bach's music continues to inspire and move audiences worldwide over 250 years after his death.
28 November 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Kickstart the year with a vocal match made in heaven, featuring the ethereal voice of award-winning Scottish songstress Siobhan Miller and the honeyed tones of Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh on tour 16th – 26th January 2019, details at musicnetwork.ie. The Corca Dhuibhne singer and flautist Nic Amhlaoibh and Scots songbird Miller will be joined by accordionist extraordinaire Damien Mullane and the stylish accompaniment of Anna Massie on guitar showcasing a variety of traditional Irish and Scots songs and tunes alongside exciting contemporary material. Expect these players to strike sparks off each other!