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Sent: 19 October 2017 12:44

Subject: An Orchestra Out of Step?


Reviews of The Boruma Trio and Lisa Hannigan in Clare.

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An Orchestra Out of Step?
An orchestra playing less new music, writes Adrian Smith, is out of step with contemporary culture. Has the amount of new music being played by the RT? National Symphony Orchestra been in decline in recent years? Smith undertook an analysis of recent programming.





Live Review: Lisa Hannigan at Doolin Folk Festival



Day of All Days in Doolin
In the latest review from our Journal of Music/Clare County Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Ruth Smith attends the Doolin Folk Festival to hear a powerful set by Lisa Hannigan.



Live Review: The Boruma Trio at Fleadh Cheoil na h?ireann



Triple Tradition at the Fleadh Cheoil
At the Fleadh Cheoil in Ennis in August, Alan Reid - one of the participants in our Journal of Music/Clare County Music Council Music Writer Mentoring Scheme - attended three concerts of traditional music in one, featuring The Boruma Trio with special guests Eamonn Cotter, Karen Ryan and Pete Quinn.


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Music Writer Mentoring Schemes
Our Music Writer Mentoring Schemes are supported by Galway City Council Arts Service and Clare County Council Arts Office. For further details, visit







'Huge Disappointment' at Arts Council Allocation in Budget 2018
Additional ?3m short of expectations following Taoiseach's promises in May.



Dave Flynn's Irish Memory Orchestra to Develop Symphony for Blind Musicians in Clare
?11k for project involving Clare Arts Office, 3L, NCBI and the Irish Memory Orchestra.


The Harp as a Symbol of Ireland - A Help or a Hindrance?
Discussion on the national instrument to take place at 2nd Achill International Harp Festival.



Sounding the Feminists Hold First Public Meeting
'Behind us is a whole movement of people, always moving forward' - Karen Power


Irish Baroque Orchestra to Premiere New Work by Sean Doherty
Third 'Prodigies and Premieres' concert takes place on 25 October.


Michael Wollny Brings His Adventurous Jazz to Ireland
Star of the ACT jazz label to perform six concerts in Music Network tour from 23 to 29 October.




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