Concert Series 2018

Concert Series 2018/19

West Cork Music is committed to presenting performances of the finest of music all year round. Outside of our festival-filled summer season, our Concert Series runs in the spring and autumn each year, featuring Irish and international soloists and ensembles in West Cork venues.

You'll be able to book online here from a few weeks before each concert, or you can call our office on +353 27 52788. You cannot book concessions online and will need to call us to do so.

You'll find St Brendan's Church, the venue for all our concerts this year, on Bantry's Main Square, opposite the Bantry Bay hotel.

Upcoming Concerts in the Series

Special offer!
Book both 2018 concerts for €26
To avail of this offer, ring the office on 027 52788

Hugh Tinney 60th Birthday Celebration Tour
Sunday 18th November 2018, 3.00pm
St Brendan’s Church, Bantry
in collaboration with Classical Links

Admission €20, Under 16s €10

Hugh Tinney [piano]

Beethoven Sonata in F sharp, Op.78
Ian Wilson Stations (2006-7) 2 & 6
Thomas Adès Traced Overhead, Op.15 (1996)
Chopin Berceuse, Op.57;  Barcarolle, Op.60
Schubert Sonata in B flat, D 960

Find out more about this concert here.
Find out more about the rest of Hugh Tinney's Birthday Tour here.


Doolan Quartet
Sunday 2nd December 2018, 3pm
St Brendan’s Church, Bantry
in collaboration with National String Quartet Foundation

Admission €12, Under 16s €8

David McElroy, Rachael Masterson [violins]
Martha Campbell [viola]
Grace Coughlan [cello]

Beethoven Quartet Op.18 no. 4
Daragh Black Hynes Procession (WCCMF Composition Competition Winner)
Schubert String Quartet no. 14 in D minor ‘Death and the Maiden’

Find out more here.


Lir Quartet
Sunday 10th March, 2019
St Brendan’s Church, Bantry
in collaboration with National String Quartet Foundation

Siobhan Doyle, Siun Milne [violins]
Ed Creedon [viola]
Chris Ellis [cello]

More details coming soon ...


Past Concerts in the Series


2018/2019 season

RTÉ ConTempo Quartet ~ Hennessy, Haydn, Schubert, Brahms
in collaboration with RTÉ


2017/2018 season


2017/2018 Concert Series

• Handel Acis & Galatea with Irish Baroque Orchestra in Bantry
• London Chamber Brass in Rosscarbery
• Violinist Katherine Hunka and pianist Finghin Collins in Bantry
• The Lir Quartet in Bantry