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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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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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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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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
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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office Musicians-in-Residence Scheme 2019

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.
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Musical meditations on suffering, loss and redemption - ‘Inspiring Bach’ presented by Music Network

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.
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