Programme

  • Wednesday 19 December 2018 - 7:30 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Madrigal 75 Christmas Concerts

    CHRISTMAS CONCERT No.1: WEDNESDAY 19 DECEMBER
    CHRISTMAS CONCERT No.2: THURSDAY 20 DECEMBER

    In response to huge audience demand, this Christmas Madrigal ’75 will present their annual concert of seasonal choral music not once, but twice! Tickets for this magical event have sold out quickly in recent years so please try not to miss out on what has fast become the essential Christmas concert for music lovers in Cork..
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  • Thursday 31 January 2019 - 7:30 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Mary Hegarty (soprano) and Gabriela Mayer (piano)

    Songs by Puccini, Debussy and Richard Strauss

    Mary Hegarty (soprano)
    Gabriela Mayer (piano)

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  • Saturday 23 February 2019 - 7:30 pm
    City Hall, Cork
  • Cork Concert Orchestra with David Brophy (conductor)

    Rachmaninoff (arr. Stokowski): Prelude in C sharp minor
    Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64 (soloist: Ioana Petcu)
    Mahler: Symphony No.5 in C sharp minor

    Cork Concert Orchestra
    with David Brophy (conductor)

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  • Thursday 14 March 2019 - 7:30 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • "On Sequences" with Alex Petcu and Peter Power

    Composer/Sound Designer Peter Power and percussionist Alex Petcu have come together and devised “On Sequences”, an exciting new show that brings together elements from each of their backgrounds, creating an immersive and engaging experience for the listener. Music featured will include classics from the percussion repertoire, compositions by Peter both newly written and from previous collaborations with Alex, and improvisations using a wide array of instruments that blend the music together to create a seamless performance of percussion music.

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  • Thursday 21 March 2019 - 7:30 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Carducci Quartet and Julian Bliss (clarinet)

    Haydn: String Quartet in D major, Op. 20 No. 4
    Bruce: “Gumboots” Quintet for clarinet and strings
    Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115

    Carducci Quartet
    Julian Bliss (clarinet)

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  • Thursday 4 April 2019 - 7:30 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Raphaela Gromes (cello) and Julian Riem (piano)

    Busoni: Serenata for cello and piano in G minor, Op. 34, BV196
    Martucci: Sonata for cello and piano in F-sharp minor, Op. 52
    Kevin Volans: “cello:piano 2” in C major (new Music Network commission)
    Rossini: “Une Larme” / Theme and Variations for cello and piano / 3 songs from “Soirées musicales”
    Offenbach: Hommage à Rossini
    Martinů: Variations on a theme of Rossini in D major, H.290

    Raphaela Gromes (cello)
    Julian Riem (piano)

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  • Thursday 11 April 2019 - 7:30 pm
    St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Bishop Street
  • Irish Chamber Orchestra with Chamber Choir Ireland

    Weber: Die Freischutz Overture
    Mendelssohn: Symphony No.2, “Lobgesang” (“Hymn of Praise”), Op.52

    Irish Chamber Orchestra
    with Chamber Choir Ireland

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  • Saturday 13 April 2019 - 1:10 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Cork School of Music Symphony Orchestra

    The CIT Cork School of Music Symphony Orchestra presents a FREE lunchtime performance of Jean Sibelius’ first symphony. First performed in 1899, the symphony is characterized by its use of string and woodwind solos; the first movement opens with a long and discursive clarinet solo over a timpani roll; and subsequent movements include violin, viola, and cello solos. Conor Palliser conducts.

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  • Thursday 16 May 2019 - 7:30 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Irish Guitar Quartet

    Programme includes:
    Georges Bizet: Carmen Suite
    Phillip Houghton: Opals, for 4 classical guitars
    Leo Brouwer: Cuban Landscape with Rain

    The Irish Guitar Quartet featuring
    Jerry Creedon, David Keating, Fiona Falvey and Aengus Kirakowski

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  • Saturday 15 June 2019 - 7:30 pm
    Aula Maxima, University College Cork
  • National String Quartet Foundation Gala Concert

    The Vanbrugh and special guests present the annual National String Quartet Foundation Scholarship Gala Fundraiser in the magnificent setting of the Aula Maxima, UCC. This wonderful event is always a spectacular finish to our season and is not to be missed!

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