Recent Concerts

  • 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.Buy tickets for "On Sequences" with Alex Petcu and Peter Power

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  • Saturday 9 March 2019 - 1:10 pm
    Triskel Christchurch, Tobin Street
  • The Lir Quartet

    Presented in association with the National String Quartet Foundation
    The Lir QuartetSiobhan Doyle, violin; Siun Milne, violin; Ed Creedon, viola; and Christopher Ellis, cello – return with a wonderfully contrasted programme of works by Britten and Mendelssohn.Buy tickets for Mary Hegarty and Gabriela Mayer

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  • Saturday 23 February 2019 - 8:00 pm
    City Hall, Cork
  • Cork Concert Orchestra with David Brophy (conductor)

    The world-renowned Irish conductor and choirmaster, David Brophy, guides the Cork Concert Orchestra through performances of Mahler‘s Fifth, a Stokowski arranged Rachmaninoff Prelude, and the ever-popular Mendelssohn E minor concerto, with the nimble-fingered Cork-born violinist Ioana Petcu-Colan the guest soloist.
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  • Saturday 16 February 2019 - 1:10 pm
    Triskel Christchurch, Tobin Street
  • The Vanbrugh with Michael McHale

    Presented in association with the National String Quartet Foundation
    The Vanbrugh continue their exploration of the great piano quartet repertoire in the company of acclaimed Belfast pianist Michael McHale, recently appointed lecturer at CIT Cork School of Music.Buy tickets for COS Membership 2018 - 2019

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  • Thursday 7 February 2019 - 7:30 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Mary Hegarty (soprano) and Gabriela Mayer (piano)

    Songs by Puccini, Debussy, BoulangerR. Strauss and more.
    Bid farewell to New Year abstinence with a ravishing recital of sensuous songs by Mary Hegarty, Cork’s favourite internationally acclaimed soprano, with the adroit accompaniment of pianist Gabriela Mayer.

    PLEASE NOTE: This event is a rescheduling of the concert initially planned for January 31st.Buy tickets for Mary Hegarty and Gabriela Mayer

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  • 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 13 December 2018 - 7:30 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Earlsfort Brass Quintet

    A quintet of Ireland’s finest brass players – Colm Byrne and David Collins (trumpets); Cormac O hAodain (horn); Mick Marshall (trombone); and Francis Magee (tuba) – perform music by J.S. Bach, Leonard Bernstein, Kurt Weill, Michael Kamen and Jim Parker, plus a selection of seasonal gems.Buy tickets for Earlsfort Brass Quintet

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  • Thursday 29 November 2018 - 7:30 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • COS Emerging Artist: Jordan Bagot

    Cork Orchestral Society is very proud to present a recital by the winner of the inaugural COS Emerging Artist Award, pianist Jordan Bagot. Jordan, a twenty-two year old rising star already honoured by multiple accolades in Ireland and abroad, will perform virtuosic piano works by ScriabinLiszt, Debussy, Messiaen, Gershwin, Parker and Rautavaara.Buy tickets for Jordan Bagot

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  • Sunday 25 November 2018 - 6:30 pm
    St. Michael's Church, Blackrock
  • Fleischmann Choir and CSM Symphony Orchestra

    The Fleischmann Choir and CSM Symphony Orchestra perform two great works for chorus and orchestra: Vaughan Williams’ early masterpiece Toward the Unknown Region; and Poulenc’s Gloria, with Mary Hegarty, the internationally celebrated, Cork-born soprano, as the featured soloist. Wagner’s Prelude und Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, a new addition, rounds out the unmissable programmeConor Palliser and Matthew Haddock conduct.
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  • Saturday 17 November 2018 - 1:10 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Cork School of Music Symphony Orchestra

    Conor Palliser and the Cork School of Music Symphony Orchestra offer a FREE lunchtime concert with an all Wagner programme of romantic masterpieces including Siegfried Idyll, written as a birthday present to the composer’s wife, Cosima, and first performed on Christmas morning, 1870, by a small ensemble on the stairs of the couple’s villa in Switzerland.

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  • Friday 16 November 2018 - 8:00 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Irish Chamber Orchestra with Jörg Widmann & Katherine Spencer

    SPOTLIGHT: Jörg Widmann and the ICO bring their irrepressible energy and insight to a thrilling programme featuring works by Tchaikovsky, Puccini and Stamitz, plus a new work by Irish composer Sebastian Adams. The acclaimed British clarinetist Katherine Spencer is the guest soloist.Buy tickets for Irish Chamber Orchestra

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  • Saturday 10 November 2018 - 8:00 pm
    City Hall, Cork
  • Cork Fleischmann Symphony Orchestra with Keith Pascoe

    Keith Pascoe and Cork Fleischmann Symphony Orchestra present two perennial Russian masterpieces: Mussorgsky‘s scintillating, Ravel-orchestrated Pictures at an Exhibition, and the dazzling Glazunov violin concerto with rising star soloist Patrick Rafter. A number of short compositions by students of Stephen Parker round out the exciting programme.Buy tickets for Cork Fleischmann Symphony Orchestra

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  • Thursday 1 November 2018 - 7:30 pm
    Stack Theatre, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Hugh Tinney: Piano Recital

    Beethoven: Sonata in F sharp major, Op. 78
    Ian Wilson: Stations (2006-7) (Second and Sixth Stations)
    Thomas Adès: Darknesse Visible (1992)
    Chopin: Berceuse, Op. 57; Barcarolle, Op. 60
    Schubert: Sonata in B flat major, D. 960

    Hugh Tinney Piano
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  • Saturday 20 October 2018 - 11:00 am
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Rebecca and Kirstin Čáp ~ Piano Duo

    György Ligeti: Sonatina (1950)
    Franz Schubert: Fantasie in F minor, Op.103
    Antonín Dvorák: 6 Slavonic Dances from Op.46: No.1 in C major; No.2 in E minor; No.3 in A flat major; No.5 in A major; No.7 in C minor; No.8 in G minor

    Rebecca Čáp Piano
    Kirstin Čáp Piano
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  • Wednesday 17 October 2018 - 7:30 pm
    City Hall, Cork
  • An Evening with Junge Sinfonie Köln

    The 75 piece Junge Sinfonie Köln visits Cork for a special charity concert in aid of the Cope Foundation. A limited number of tickets will be available for COS members to book at discounted rates. Titled ‘Echte Fründe’, which means ‘real friends’ in German, the concert marks the 30th Anniversary of the twinning of Cork City and Cologne.Buy Tickets

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