Open Days

Concert: Dr Martin O'Leary presents a celebration of contemporary Irish piano music

Dr Martin O'Leary, Department of Music, will deliver a recital of Irish piano music celebrating the centenary of Brian Boydell and featuring the music of other contemporary Irish composers.

When: Thursday, 19 October 2017

Where: Riverstown Hall

Concert: Andreea Banciu & Adrian Mantu (viola & 'cello)

Members of the renowned RTÉ Con Tempo String Quartet, husband-and-wife duo Andreea Banciu & Adrian Mantu present a selection of works for viola and cello accompanied by MU resident accompanist Aileen Cahill. The programme includes music by Bruch, Paganini and Brahms.

When: Thursday, 26 October 2017

Where: Riverstown Hall

Concert: Electroacoustic Showcase

A selection of electroacoustic works curated by MU Music’s Dr Gordon Delap.

When: Thursday, 09 November 2017

Where: Riverstown Hall

Concert: Ensemble Opale (baroque recorder trio)

A concert of wind music from the 14th to 18th centuries, inlcuding works by Obrecht, Ruffo, Henry VIII and Quantz, with extracts from the Glogauer Liederbuch.

When: Thursday, 16 November 2017

Where: Riverstown Hall

Concert: Alannah Thornburgh (Irish harp)

The prize-winning MU Music graduate presents a recital of traditional Irish harp music.

When: Thursday, 23 November 2017

Where: Riverstown Hall

Open Days

Join us on November 24 and 25 2017 for interesting talks, campus tours and lots more.

When: Friday, 24 November 2017 to Saturday, 25 November 2017

Where: John Hume Building, North Campus

Concert: Maynooth University Traditional Irish Group

A concert of traditional Irish music by the Department's own trad ensemble directed by Aisling Ní Choisdealbha.

When: Thursday, 30 November 2017

Where: Riverstown Hall

Concert: Plainchant Performance Students

A performance of seasonal chants by students of the Music Department conducted by Darina McCarthy and Fiona Baldwin with organist John O’Keeffe.

When: Thursday, 07 December 2017

Where: College Chapel, Maynooth

Maynooth Annual Carol Services

Our traditional carol service returns again this year to help celebrate the festive season. Admission is by ticket only; the lottery for tickets will be announced in November.

When: Monday, 11 December 2017 to Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Where: Riverstown Hall