Ceiliúradh na Cuallachta / Cuallacht Celebration

Déanfaidh Cuallacht Cholm Cille, Cumann Gaelach na hOllscoile, ceiliúradh ar 120 bliain i mbliana./ Cuallacht Cholm Cille, the University’s Irish Language Society, will celebrate 120 years this year.

When: Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Where: Leabharlann Ollscoil Mha Nuad / Maynooth University Library

Concert: Sylvia O'Brien (soprano)

Regarded as one of Ireland's finest sopranos, Sylvia O'Brien presents a programme of vocal music by Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich.

When: Thursday, 22 February 2018

Where: Riverstown Hall

Concert: Ian Dakin (French horn)

Accompanied by Aileen Cahill (piano) in a programme of Beethoven, Kirchner and Dukas.

When: Thursday, 01 March 2018

Where: Riverstown Hall

Concert: James Murphy (organ)

The MU Music graduate and St Patrick's College Maynooth Organ Scholar presents a varied recital of organ works by Bach, Franck, Messiaen and Irish composer Kilian O'Kelly.

When: Thursday, 08 March 2018

Where: College Chapel, Maynooth

Handel's Messiah — Maynooth University Choral Society

Maynooth University Choral Society, directed by John O'Keeffe, present Handel's best known oratorio.

When: Sunday, 11 March 2018


Concert: Maynooth University Traditional Irish Group

A concert of traditional Irish music in association with Seachtain na Gaeilge by the Department's own trad ensemble, directed by Aisling Ní Choisdealbha.

When: Thursday, 15 March 2018

Where: Riverstown Hall

Concert: Altus - high-voice ensemble

Our very own Altus vocal ensemble, consisting of students from the Department of Music, present a varied programme of choral music for upper voices.

When: Thursday, 05 April 2018

Where: Aula Maxima

Concert: Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble

Renowned interpreters of contemporary music, the Northern Irish ensemble Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble return to Maynooth with an exciting programme of new music by living Irish composers, including three world premières!

When: Thursday, 12 April 2018

Where: Riverstown Hall

Concert: MA Recitals

Our postgraduate performance specialists present a selection of pieces from their final recitals.

When: Thursday, 19 April 2018

Where: Riverstown Hall

Concert: Maynooth University & Music Generation Offaly/Westmeath Orchestra

The finale concert of the 'Just Play!' initiative between Maynooth University Department of Music and Music Generation Offaly/Westmeath. Featuring music by Beethoven, Rossini, Holst, Haydn, Prokofiev and others.

When: Saturday, 21 April 2018

Where: Athlone Institute of Technology