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!
27 November 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network Artist Residency in partnership with the Mermaid Arts Centre and Wicklow County Council
08 November 2018
World class live music featuring some of Europe’s leading classical musicians, award-winning Irish traditional musicians, a folk supergroup and a Grammy Award winner
Natalie Clein (cello), Julius Drake (piano) and Claire Booth (soprano), 29th November – 1st December
11 October 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network’s Autumn season concludes with a trinity of concerts exploring three wonderfully expressive instruments by the illustrious Natalie Clein (cello), Julius Drake (piano) and Claire Booth (soprano).
Music Network presents Yury Revich, violin, and Benedict Kloeckner, cello on tour 7-12 November 2018
03 October 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Don’t miss these two exceptional musicians from 7 – 12 November in what promises to be a breath-taking journey through some of the most exquisite pieces in the classical canon including works by J.S. Bach, Reinhold Glière, Fritz Kreisler, Alessandro Rolla, Niccolò Paganini, Eugène Ysaÿe, Maurice Ravel and a new work by Irish composer Sebastian Adams commissioned specially for this tour.