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No. 71
Music Network Concerts
2/2/12 - 7/3/12 



It might feel like winter outside, but spring is in the air and brings with it plenty of concerts to help blow away the cobwebs. Details below... 


Music Network Concerts   




Cappa Ensemble, winners of Music Network's Young Musicwide competition in 2009, are Bartosz Woroch (violin), Adam Newman (viola), Brian O'Kane (cello) and Michael McHale (piano). They will perform a programme including Bach, Liszt, Bax, Mozart, Ian Wilson and Frank Bridge on Thursday 2nd February in Cork and Saturday 4th February in Kilkenny. More details. 



Soprano Cara O'Sullivan performs with Degani Ensemble (Ruby Ashley, oboe, Alan Smale, violin, John Lynch, viola, Malcolm Johnson, cello) on Saturday 4th February in Sligo and Saturday 18th February in Westmeath. Programme to include Mozart, Schubert, Luigi Gatti, Haydn as well as songs from Gounod, Bellini and Ravel.  More details




Duo Ryan/Hunt  


Maria Ryan (Violin), Una Hunt (Piano) will perform works by Mozart, Schubert, Pärt and Szymanovski in Wexford on Friday 3rd February and Dublin on Sunday 5th February.  More details.



McDonagh Sisters:New & Established Works for Piano & Cello   

Ailbhe McDonagh (Cello) Orla McDonagh (Piano)perform in Dublin on Sunday 20th February in a programme that includes Arvo Part, Benjamin Britten, Robert Casey and Cesar Franck. More details. 



Alone Together

Alone Together is a concert series curated by Francesco Turrisi. The Dublin concert on Wednesday 8th February features award winning sean nós singer Róisín El Safty and the celebrated fiddle player Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh. More details.




Music Network Tours





Please note that the CAN Percussion Tour due to run from 21 - 27 February has been postponed due to injury. We wish Noel all the best and look forward to seeing him back in action in March. We are working on new tour dates in June which we will announce once confirmed.


Other Events 


Louth Contemporary Music Society


Louth Contemporary Music Society present a new arrangement of Seán Ó Riada's Mass for 16 voices, fiddle, harp and bodhrán in St. Nicholas' Church of Ireland (The Green Church), Church St., Dundalk on Saturday 10 March 2012. The new arrangement was completed by Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky, a composer of international fame. Iarla Ó Lionáird will perform a selection of sacred hymns before the choral performance.

Tickets for the concert cost €15 and are available from More details here.

Bewley's @ 6!

Hosted by GAEL LINN at Bewley's Café Theatre, Grafton Street
TUESDAY, 14 FEBRUARY 2012, 6p.m. - 8p.m. (Doors open 5.45p.m.)

Music to lift the heart with Mayo musicians Julie Langan ( fiddle ) & Verena Commins (button accordion) in the company of Westmeath's Freda Nic Giolla Chatháin (harp)

ADMISSION: €15 ( includes complimentary finger food )



Sharon Rollston
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