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31 October 2018
We were thrilled to present Mercury Award-nominated Roller Trio on tour. Irish audiences could hear the heady genre-bending mix of rip-roaring grooves, dubstep style electronica and cool melodies in Dublin, Tralee, Tinahely, Newbridge and Cork.
19 October 2018
It was a great honour to present this phenomenally successful ensemble to audiences across Ireland. ECHO 'Rising Stars' 2018-2019 the Amatis Piano Trio visited venues in Castlebar, Dublin, Tinahely, Castlepollard, Cork, Tralee, Castleconnell and Waterford.
Natalie Clein (cello), Julius Drake (piano) and Claire Booth (soprano), 29th November – 1st December
11 October 2018
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).
10 October 2018
Following on from the success of Music Network’s ‘Taking control of your performance career 2017’, we are delighted to offer once again a series of free training sessions for Irish and Ireland-based professional performing musicians working in all musical genres. These sessions offer support by providing access to relevant and up-to-date expertise, resources and professional supports. The training sessions in 2018 focus once again on some of the non-artistic elements of a successful music performance career: Musicians and the Digital World, Music Publishing – Nurturing and Protecting Creativity and Finance and Taxation.
Music Network presents Yury Revich, violin, and Benedict Kloeckner, cello on tour 7-12 November 2018
03 October 2018
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.
01 October 2018
On Tuesday 9th October at 1pm, pianist and composer Conor Linehan, musician-in-residence at Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office invites locals to join him for a Q&A at dlr LexIcon as he shares his creative process.
27 September 2018
Join us this October as Mercury Award-nominated Roller Trio brew up a heady genre-bending mix of rip-roaring grooves, dubstep style electronica and cool melodies for audiences nationwide from 23 - 28 October.
26 September 2018
Autumn got off to a flying starrt as two of Ireland's finest traditional musicians - button accordionist Máirtín O'Connor and multi-instrumentalist Séamie O'Dowd - accompanied the living songbook and national treasure that is vocalist Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill. They performed in Wexford, Dublin, Castlebar, Letterkenny, Clifden, Ennis, Listowel, Dún Laoghaire, Roscommon and Portlaoise.
19 September 2018
On Friday 28th September at 1pm, vocalist and songwriter Susan McKeown, musician-in-residence at Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office invites locals to join her and guitarist Ger Kiely for a Q&A at dlr LexIcon as she shares her song writing process.
19 September 2018
Music Network is delighted to announce that Alchemy Music is the latest recipient of The Piano Scheme, 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.