Recent Concerts

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

    The Vanbrugh Quartet annual Scholarship Gala Fundraiser is always a spectacular finish to our season. This year’s event will have a special significance as it will be the quartet’s final performance with the existing line up of musicians, as founding member Greg Ellis is set to retire. Pianist Kevin Jansson is the guest soloist. Not to be missed!

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  • Friday 2 June 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 three 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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  • 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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  • Friday 21 April 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • 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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  • Saturday 8 April 2017 - 1:10 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Cork School of Music Symphony Orchestra

    Conor Palliser conducts the Cork School of Music Symphony Orchestra in a FREE Open Day concert . The programme for this hugely popular event features the exquisite penultimate symphony of Antonin Dvořák, Symphony No.8 in G major, Op.88.

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  • Thursday 30 March 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Madrigal 75 ~ Baroque Splendour

    Madrigal 75’s concert entitled Baroque Splendour presents stunning choral and instrumental music from 17th and 18th century Italy and Germany, featuring Scarlatti’s wonderful Stabat Mater, a rarely performed Telemann Double Violin Concerto, music by the Venetian master Monteverdi, and finishing with an amazing setting of Dixit Dominus by Lotti.

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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 16 March 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
  • Michael Marshall & Brian Connor – Trombone and Piano Recital

    New Addition: Cork Orchestral Society is delighted to add a new concert to our Spring programme, a recital by the virtuoso Cork born trombone player Michael Marshall and the acclaimed pianist Brian Connor. 

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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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  • 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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  • 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.

    Tickets are now available from Pro Musica and the Cork School of Music.

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

    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 by Brahms, Rozca and Glass.

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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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