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.
14 September 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network is excited to announce a concert by legendary classical guitarist Oscar Ghiglia as part of its Artist Residency 2017 with the National Opera House and Wexford County Council. On Monday 23rd October, Ghiglia will perform a solo recital of his concert favourites by composers J. S. Bach, Fernando Sor, Frank Martin, Maurice Ohana, Manuel Maria Ponce, Manuel de Falla and Giampaolo Bracali.
13 September 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Prepare to be bowled over by the infectious enthusiasm of Tine Thing Helseth, Norway’s internationally-renowned trumpet star on a Music Network tour from 10 – 18 October. Accompanied by regular collaborator Gunnar Flagstad on piano, the programme includes Romances by Shostakovich, Romanian Folk Dances from Bartók, Piazzolla’s Café 1930 from Histoire du Tango and a new work by Deirdre Gribbin.
03 August 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network is delighted to announce an additional concert to its Artist Residency 2017 with the National Opera House and Wexford County Council. On Tuesday 24th October, exceptional British violinist Chloë Hanslip will join forces with Redmond O’Toole on guitar.
02 August 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network’s Autumn 2017 season gets off to a high-spirited start with three of Ireland’s finest traditional singers and instrumentalists: Cathy Jordan, Jarlath Henderson and Mick Daly. Prepare to be entranced as these inventive singers offer up some stunning new interpretations of well-worn songs, with stirring instrumental playing and more than a little theatrical energy thrown into the mix.
13 July 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Irish jazz ensemble F-JOB announced as latest recipients of The Piano Scheme 2017, supported by Jeffers Pianos, in association with Galway Jazz Festival and Music Network.
06 July 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network is delighted to announce the third instalment of its Artist Residency 2017 with The National Opera House and Wexford County Council, an exciting concert series curated by Redmond O’Toole that features a wealth of international and Irish musicians.
30 June 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Music Network is delighted to announce that Francesco Turrisi and Kieran Quinn are the latest recipients of The Piano Scheme 2017, a new opportunity for musicians supported by Jeffers Pianos, in association with Galway Jazz Festival.