Programme

  • Thursday 19 January 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Ed Creedon & Sabine Ducrot – Viola & Piano Recital

    Chamber music recital by the highly acclaimed young Cork-born violist Ed Creedon and award winning French pianist Sabine Ducrot. The wonderfully musical programme features works by Schumann, Clarke, Penderecki and Vieuxtemps.

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  • Thursday 26 January 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Vanbrugh Quartet with Bill Butt (cello)

    For over 30 years, the Vanbrugh Quartet have been key to the rise and development of string quartet playing in Ireland. This will be their last ever tour with the existing line up of musicians. For this very special concert, Vanbrugh will perform string quartet miniatures from China, Norway, Ireland and the USA, plus Schubert’s sublime String Quintet with guest cellist, Bill Butt.

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  • Thursday 9 February 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Ficino Ensemble – Clarinet Quintet

    Ficino Ensemble was formed by Nathan Sherman in 2012 as a flexible chamber music group that performs all the great music for small ensembles, ranging from string trios to works written for larger groups. For our concert, five esteemed soloists from this exciting new ensemble perform works for clarinet quintet.

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  • Thursday 16 February 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Philip Martin – Piano Recital

    Acclaimed Dublin-born pianist and composer Philip Martin has a unique, sought-after reputation which has made him a distinguished international artist.

    “Mr. Martin is capable of prodigious virtuosity and is musicianly to the utmost degree”.  Paul Driver, The Daily Telegraph

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  • Saturday 18 February 2017 - 8:00 pm
    City Hall, Cork
  • Fleischmann Choir & CSM Symphony Orchestra

    The ever popular Fleischmann Choir, accompanied by the CSM Symphony Orchestra, performs one of the most profoundly beautiful sacred works of the nineteenth century, Stabat Mater by the great Czech composer, Antonín Dvořák.

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  • Sunday 26 February 2017 - 8:00 pm
    City Hall, Cork
  • Cork Concert Orchestra with Dumitru Goia (conductor)

    Internationally renowned conductor Dumitru Goia and highy esteemed guest soloist, violinist Diana Jipa, join Cork Concert Orchestra for a very special concert. The all Russian programme featuring masterpieces by Tchaikovsky, Glazunov and Shostakovich.

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  • Thursday 2 March 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Catherine Leonard & Hugh Tinney – Violin & Piano Recital

    Catherine Leonard (violin) and Hugh Tinney (piano), two of Ireland’s foremost musicians with highly successful solo careers in Ireland and internationally, have performed as a duo since 2000. For this concert, the acclaimed duo perform works by Bach, Schubert, Brahms and Messiaen, plus a modern piece by Irish composer Raymond Deane.

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  • Thursday 23 March 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Emmanuelle Bertrand & Pascal Amoyel – Cello and Piano Recital

    Emmanuelle Bertrand and Pascal Amoyel have performed together for many years, garnering widespread acclaim from critics and audiences alike for the wonderful singing quality of their playing – the nuanced phrasing of Amoyel the perfect foil for the glowing tones and textures of Bertrand’s cello. Unmissable!

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  • Thursday 20 April 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Venue to be confirmed, Cork City
  • Earlsfort Brass ~ Brass Quintet

    Earlsfort Brass is a quintet of Ireland`s finest brass players, all members of the RTE Concert and National Symphony orchestras. They have a wealth of experience of working with world class performers and conductors in the orchestral world and are also accomplished chamber musicians and soloists in their own right.

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  • Thursday 27 April 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Ilian Garnet & Stanislav Jar – Violin & Piano Recital

    Cork Orchestral Society are very pleased to present a recital by the exciting and multi-prizewinning Moldovan duo Ilian Gârnet (violin) and Stanislav Jar (piano). The delightful programme features works by Bach, Beethoven and César Franck.

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  • Thursday 11 May 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Fiona Kelly & Sabine Ducrot – Flute & Piano Recital

    Irish flautist Fiona Kelly, hailed by the New York Times as a player with “impressive technique and elegant musicianship”, is principal flute of the Swedish Chamber Orchestra. In this recital, Fiona will be accompanied by pianist Sabine Ducrot for a programme featuring famous works by Debussy and Franck, plus a selection of delightful pieces for flute by four lesser known French composers.

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  • Wednesday 17 May 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Elizabeth Cooney Sextet

    Violinist Elizabeth Cooney and an eminent group of musical friends – Mairéad Hickey (violin); Simon Aspell and Ruth Gibson (violas); Guy Johnston and Brian O’Kane (cellos) – perform popular works for string sextet by Brahms and Tchaikovsky.

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  • Saturday 17 June 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Aula Maxima, University College Cork
  • Vanbrugh Quartet Scholarship Fundraiser Concert

    The Vanbrugh Quartet’s annual Scholarship Gala Fundraiser is always a spectacular finish to our season. This wonderful event invariably promises a memorable mix of great music and special guests.

    The concert is in aid of the National String Quartet Foundation.

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