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Moya Brennan, Cormac De Barra - Voices & Harps
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8 December Róisín Dubh, Galway
Moya Brennan, Cormac De Barra - Voices & Harps
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29 November The Dock Carrick-on-Shannon
Moya Brennan, Cormac De Barra - Voices & Harps
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28 November Matt Molloy's, Westport
Moya Brennan, Cormac De Barra - Voices & Harps
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24 November The Spirit Store, Dundalk
Moya Brennan, Cormac De Barra - Voices & Harps
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23 November Amharclann Ghaoth Dobhair

News

Concert Planner: 14–20 October 2019
This week's concerts from Monday to Sunday. To have your concert included next week (21–27 October), please add it to our listings.
‘It’s really exciting to sing but it has its challenges’: Emma Morwood on the Arias of Griselda
This weekend in Galway, Irish National Opera will give the very first performance of an opera by Vivaldi in Ireland, then tour it to six venues. Soprano Emma Morwood spoke to the...
70 Years of the London Mozart Players – In Pictures
Celebrating 70 years, the London Mozart Players are in concert next week at the National Concert Hall with conductor Howard Shelley. Here, the Journal of Music presents a...

News – UK

Keychange Seeking 74 Musicians and Industry Professionals for International Programme
Programme open to women and gender minority musicians and industry practitioners; deadline for applications is 31 October.
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival to Feature Ann Cleare Portrait Concert
Riot Ensemble to perform recent chamber works on opening night; Hanna Hartman announced as festival Composer in Residence.
Extinction Rebellion Seeking Performers for October Protests
Musicians, DJs, dancers, actors, poets and performers sought for fortnight-long event starting 7 October in cities across the world.

Reviews

Impossible Craft
In her latest article for the Galway City and County Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Tara Broderick reviews Norwegian hardanger fiddle-player Nils Økland and band at the Galway Jazz Festival.
Navigating Life and Art
In his second article for the Galway City and County Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Massimo Cattaneo reviews a performance by harper Úna Monaghan with singer Pauline Scanlon at the Galway Jazz Festival.
The Brutality of Bureaucracy
Irish National Opera presented the world premiere of Evangelia Rigaki’s installation opera 'This Hostel Life' last week, a work based on Melatu Uche Okorie's book of short stories on life in direct provision in Ireland. Mark Fitzgerald reviews.

Articles

A New Irish Musical Language is Developing
Toner Quinn
We have entered a new era in Irish music, writes Toner Quinn, in which a language based on traditional music and song is producing extraordinary work across genres, but is it getting the attention it deserves?
‘We know traditional music represents so much more than just the melody that you hear’: Úna Monaghan at Tradition Now and Galway Jazz Festival
Harper, composer and recipient of the inaugural Liam O’Flynn award, Úna Monaghan will perform solo in Dublin and Galway next week. She spoke to the Journal of Music about her current work for harp and electronics.
Lyric FM Needs a New Vision, Not More Cuts
Lyric FM is under threat because of RTÉ's financial difficulties, but a better future for the station is possible, writes Toner Quinn.
‘I’m in this business to be moved, to be communicated with, to be transported’: An Interview with Finghin Collins
One of Ireland's best known classical musicians, Finghin Collins is also Artistic Director of the New Ross Piano Festival, which takes place on 25–29 September. He spoke to the Journal of Music about the balance between performing and programming, what he looks for in concerts, and his own musical background.

Latest Events

Moya Brennan, Cormac De Barra - Voices & Harps
Concert
8 December Róisín Dubh, Galway
Moya Brennan, Cormac De Barra - Voices & Harps
Concert
29 November The Dock Carrick-on-Shannon
Moya Brennan, Cormac De Barra - Voices & Harps
Concert
28 November Matt Molloy's, Westport
Moya Brennan, Cormac De Barra - Voices & Harps
Concert
24 November The Spirit Store, Dundalk
Moya Brennan, Cormac De Barra - Voices & Harps
Concert
23 November Amharclann Ghaoth Dobhair

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Upcoming Events

Baboró Inretnational Arts Festival for children - My Friend Selma
Musical Theatre
15 October An Taibhdhearc, Galway
Baboró Inretnational Arts Festival for children - My Friend Selma
Musical Theatre
15 October An Taibhdhearc, Galway
The Barber Of Seville
Opera
15 October National Concert Hall
Irish National Opera presents: Griselda
Opera
15 October An Grianán, Letterkenny
Nights on Broadway: The Bee Gees Story
Concert
16 October The Civic, Tallaght
London Mozart Players and Howard Shelley (piano/conductor)
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16 October National Concert Hall
Baboró International Arts Festival for children - Jabberbabble
Musical Theatre
17 October An Taibhdhearc, Galway
Baboró International Arts Festival for children - Jabberbabble
Musical Theatre
17 October An Taibhdhearc, Galway
Esposito Quartet
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17 October Large Room, City Hall, Waterford
Contempo Quartet
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17 October National Concert Hall

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18 October Royal Academy of Music

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Regular Funding 15 October Culture Ireland
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