West Cork Chamber Music Festival
The Old Cinema, Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry
Friday 28 June to Saturday 6 July 2013
Celebratng developments and further successes in the complementary crafts of violin and bow making in Ireland and abroad, an exhibition of new instruments and bows will run throughout the festival. There will be opportunities to observe and discuss the unique skills of this group of craftsmen whose work is recognised and appreciated internationally. The instruments will be played by performers from the Festival and will be available to be tried.
VIOLIN MAKERS: Youenn Bothorel, Mick de Hoog, Bertrand Galen, Jeremie Legrand, Conor Russell & Graham Wright
BOW MAKERS: Noel Burke, Gary Leahy & Robert Pierce
WITH GUESTS: Neil Ertz (violin maker), Frank Ravatin (violin maker), Rüdiger Pfau (baroque & classical bow specialist) & Stéphane Thomachot (bow maker)
The Exhibition runs throughout the Festival.
Visit Violin Makers Ireland online at www.violinmakersireland.com.