10 January 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Save the date for the intriguing British saxophonist Trish Clowes’ My Iris project from 6-11 February. The adventurous Clowes, BASCA British Composer Award winner and former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, fronts this outstanding jazz quartet featuring some of the UK’s finest musicians, whose performances have been described as the “jazz of the future” – Augsburger Allgemeine.
09 January 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network today welcomed the announcement by Josepha Madigan TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, confirming funding of €245,500 for the Music Capital Scheme 2017.
Music Network presents Niamh Parsons, Ciarán Tourish, Liam Kelly & John Doyle on tour 9 – 20 January
29 November 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network’s Spring 2018 season begins in epic form with a gathering of titans from trad super-groups Arcady, Altan, Dervish and Solas – vocalist Niamh Parsons, fiddler Ciarán Tourish, flautist Liam Kelly and guitar virtuoso John Doyle.
15 November 2017
Music Network’s Spring 2018 season offers an exciting mix of tours featuring the very best of Irish and international musicians. The diverse selection of world-class Irish and international musicians will perform 44 concerts in 19 towns and villages across 14 counties from January to May 2018.
08 November 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Prepare to be enchanted by the extraordinary Céline Moinet, “…one of the finest oboists in the world” [International Record Review], in Music Network's very special end of year concert on Saturday 2nd December at The Pillar Room, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin 1.
31 October 2017
PRESS RELEASE: The International Guitar Quartet featuring Derek Gripper (South Africa), Rosa Maria Robinson (Mexico), Adam Levin (USA) and Redmond O’Toole (Ireland) to perform at the National Opera House, Wexford, Saturday 18th November as part of the Music Network Artist Residency Programme 2017.
Music Network presents award-winning French string quartet Quatuor Voce on tour 16 – 26 November 201
11 October 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Catch award-winning French string quartet Quatuor Voce on tour from 16 – 26 November as they bring their effortlessly sophisticated artistry to bear on a programme featuring music by Bartók, Schubert, Beethoven and a new work by Irish composer, Rhona Clarke.
20 September 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Music Generation today announced the 9 new areas of Ireland that will receive philanthropic funding from U2 and The Ireland Funds to create increased access to non-mainstream music tuition for children and young people in their local area.
20 September 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Don’t miss the chance to hear the sublime pianist Michael Wollny’s sensational jazz trio, on tour from 23 – 29 October. Renowned for his adventurous spirit and the electrifying spontaneity of his live gigs, multi-award winning Wollny is joined by drummer Eric Schaefer, and double bass player Christian Weber. Details at musicnetwork.ie. Music Network tours are funded by the Arts Council and are presented in association with RTÉ lyric fm.
15 September 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network is delighted to announce that Carole Nelson is the latest recipient of The Piano Scheme 2017, 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.