15 January 2014
Be swept away by rising chamber music stars the Attacca Quartet, described by the New York Times as “sensational”, and tipped as worthy successors to the ground-breaking Kronos Quartet. On tour from 27 February to 5 March, they will perform an exquisite programme inspired by words, framing works by John Adams, Beethoven and Janá?ek with readings by poets, playwrights and composers to illuminate the narrative behind the music.
11 December 2013
Join the two-man charm offensive that is The Little Radio, an inspired pairing of Stian Carstensen’s bustling button accordion and Iain Ballamy’s effortlessly lyrical tenor saxophone, on tour from 1 – 7 February. Be warned: many before you have succumbed to their warmth, inventiveness and sheer sense of fun.
19 November 2013
Our spring 2014 season gets off to a flying start as multi-instrumentalist Dirk Powell, piper Michael McGoldrick and guitarist Francis Gaffney are joined by actor Brendan Gleeson on fiddle in a musical road trip from Kentucky to Ireland via the Louisiana bayous from 7 - 17 January 2014
06 November 2013
Music Network today (5 November) announced the results of the Arts Council Music Recording Scheme 2013. The Arts Council Music Recording Scheme is funded by the Arts Council and managed by Music Network. To date, 76 recordings have been funded, across a range of genres, from some of Ireland’s most talented musicians, to a value of €572,000.
30 October 2013
Music Network today unveiled its Spring Season 2014 with an exceptional line-up of talented Irish and international musicians that will tour to seventeen towns and villages across fourteen counties from 7/1/14 to 18/5/14. Explore music from the plains and plateaus of Kentucky to the remote beauty of the Hebridean islands, in a spring season that is packed full of music designed to whisk you away.
26 September 2013
Brace yourself for the incomparable Chatham Saxophone Quartet on a Music Network tour from 5 – 11 November. With an eclectic repertoire spanning contemporary, classical and jazz genres, this adventurous ensemble pushes the boundaries of what we know the saxophone quartet to be.
19 September 2013
Don’t miss the one-man force of nature that is Edmar Castaneda on a Music Network tour from 20 – 27 October as he catapults the harp into the limelight with his fleet-fingered blend of jazz, Colombian folk tunes and flamenco flair.
22 August 2013
Chatham Saxophone Quartet and Thought-Fox with special guest Julian Siegel to Perform at Music Network’s Culture Night Event
01 August 2013
A Unique Traditional Irish Music Tour Featuring Liam O’Connor, Caoimhín Ó Fearghail and Noel Hill, 10 – 18 September
04 July 2013
Music Network today unveiled its Autumn Season 2013 with an exceptional line-up of talented Irish and international musicians that will tour to twenty-one towns and villages across seventeen counties from 10/9/13 to 30/11/13.