Programme

  • Sunday 5 April 2020 - 8:00 pm
    City Hall, Cork
  • Fleischmann Choir and CSM Symphony Orchestra

    The Fleischmann Choir joins the CSM Symphony Orchestra for a performance of Elgar’s “The Black Knight”, a piece described by the composer as “a symphony for chorus and orchestra”. The work will bring the listener on a journey to a mysterious medieval court filled with Knights and Kings and a mysterious guest whose arrival brings disastrous consequences. Vaughan Williams’ “A London Symphony” completes the unmissable programme.

    POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO CONCERNS OVER COVID-19

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  • Friday 24 April 2020 - 7:30 pm
    Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place
  • Alena Baeva and Katia Skanavi

    Dietrich, Brahms & Schumann: F-A-E Sonata
    Stravinsky: Duo Concertant (for violin & piano)
    Finola Merivale: Music Network Commission
    Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.9 in A major, Op.47 ‘Kreutzer’

    Alena Baeva (violin)
    Katia Skanavi (piano)
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  • Saturday 25 April 2020 - 1:10 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Cork School of Music Symphony Orchestra

    The CSM SO presents a FREE lunchtime performance of Vaughan WilliamsA London Symphony. Although not strictly programmatic (the composer suggested it would have been better titled “Symphony by a Londoner”), the work still depicts various London scenes, including the Westminster chimes, the street cries of flower sellers, and also some of the grimmer aspects of city life.

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  • Thursday 7 May 2020 - 7:30 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Xenia Pestova

    Pianist Xenia Pestova presents a radical new version of Bach’s ‘Goldberg Variations’ “re-imagined” by Austrian composer Karlheinz Essl. “Gold.Berg.Werk” (2013-16) was originally conceived for string trio but is featured here in an amazing version for piano and live electronics, never before performed outside of Austria, that brings together Baroque and contemporary sound worlds.
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  • Thursday 11 June 2020 - 7:30 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Ellen Jansson: COS Emerging Artist recital

    A recital by this year’s COS Emerging Artist Award, pianist Ellen Jansson. Hailed as “a major talent” after her Carnegie Hall debut, the multiple award-winning Irish pianist is a graduate of CIT Cork School of Music. For this unmissable recital, Ellen will perform works by TchaikovskyBeethoven, Brahms, DebussyScriabin & Janáček.Buy tickets for Ellen Jansson

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  • Saturday 13 June 2020 - 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. The Foundation supports and creates projects which bring live chamber music to venues throughout Ireland and is committed to supporting Ireland’s next generations of musicians and particularly those emerging from Cork. This wonderful event is always a spectacular finish to our season and is not to be missed!Buy tickets for Cork Orchestral Society

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