ConTempo Quartet headline busy Chamber Music Fest

A performance in Glenveagh Castle by one of Europe’s leading string quartets is among the highlights of the 5th Donegal Chamber Music Festival, which happens over the next few days. The RTÉ ConTempo Quartet (pictured below), in concert on Monday night (15th) at 7.30pm, have played across the world in prestigious venues ranging from Carnegie Hall in New York to the […]

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Big stir over Tiny Concert!

It may be the smallest concert ever held in Donegal – and it’s happening tonight (Fri) in the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny as part of Culture Night. The Tiny Concert is being held from 7.30pm to 8.30pm in music room 2 of the RCC, which usually hosts piano lessons. The audience is limited to 20 people (at a pinch). […]

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World premiere at Conwal Church concert

The composer of a new piece of music being premiered in Letterkenny next weekend has said it draws its inspiration from the sounds of Donegal and the experience of living in the county. ‘This is Real’ has been written by John McLachlan, one of Ireland’s best-known contemporary composers. He lives near Redcastle in Inishowen. The piece will be performed in […]

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Come and try music session in Donegal Town

DMEP come and try sessons

The Donegal Music Education Partner ship (DMEP) are ensuring that children and young people in the Donegal Town area get more opportunities to learn how to play music and to sing.                       They are holding a ‘come and try’ session featuring lots of different instruments in the Adult Education and Training […]

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Donegal Youth Choir Auditions Sunday 27 September

Donegal Youth Choir- Electric Picnic

Are you interested in singing and would like the opportunity to develop your musicality in a fun environment? Do you enjoy performing and being part of a team? Donegal Youth Choir (DYC) is now recruiting new members for the 2015-16 academic year. Membership is by audition only. Who can join? Any young male & female singers aged between14 and 20 […]

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