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Thursday, 11 January 2018

Music Network presents British saxophonist Trish Clowes’ Sunday 11 February

Save the date for the intriguing British saxophonist Trish Clowes’ 'My Iris project' at the National Opera House, Wexford on Sunday 11 February at 8pm. The adventurous Clowes, BASCA British Composer Award winner and former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, fronts this outstanding jazz quartet featuring some of the UK’s finest musicians, whose performances have been described as the “jazz of the future” – Augsburger Allgemeine.

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Friday, 8 December 2017

Finbar Furey returns to the National Opera House!

The Irish folk legend, who has left his mark on the music of Ireland for more than four decades as the lead singer and uilleann pipes player for the Fureys, has always been at the forefront of musical change. His long career has also included film & TV appearances, including a singing role in the 2002 Martin Scorsese film ‘Gangs of New York’ as well as the award-winning 2016 film ‘The Wild Goose Lodge’, for which he wrote and played the music.

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Friday, 1 December 2017

Don McLean LIVE in Concert!

Born in New Rochelle, NY, the legendary Don McLean is renowned for his multiple hits including American Pie which has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame and named the fifth greatest song of the 20th Century. 'American Pie' was issued as a double A-side single in November 1971 and charted within a month. Interest from the media and public sent the single to #1 in the USA which also shot Don to international superstardom. Every line of the song was analysed time and time again to find the real meaning. Don refused to sanction any of the many interpretations, so adding to its mystery. The American Pie album remained at #1 in the UK for 7 weeks in 1972, and in the UK charts for 53 consecutive weeks!

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Tuesday, 31 October 2017

The International Guitar Quartet - Saturday 18 November

The International Guitar Quartet featuring Derek Gripper (South Africa), Rosa Maria Robinson (Mexico), Adam Levin (USA) and Redmond O’Toole (Ireland) to perform at the National Opera House, Wexford, Saturday 18th November Music Network Artist Residency in partnership with the National Opera House and Wexford County Council

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