Meet the Artists 2022

Here you find listings of all the artists who appeared at our 2022 Festival. Click on the Archive link to look back at artists from previous years.
Allora Quartet

Allora Quartet

Masterclass Programme Ensembles

Megan Chan, Michelle McCarthy [violins] Stephen Kelleher [viola] Michael Murphy [cello] Formed in 2020, the Allora Quartet is made up…

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Aradia Quartet

Aradia Quartet

Masterclass Programme Ensembles

Helen Rutledge, Kate O’Shea [violins] Eve Quigley [viola] Aoibhín Keogh Daly [cello] The Aradia Quartet was founded in 2021 with…

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Alasdair Beatson

Alasdair Beatson

Piano

Scottish pianist Alasdair Beatson is renowned as a sincere musician and intrepid programmer. He champions a wide repertoire with particular…

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David Bergmüller

David Bergmüller

Baroque Ensemble, Lute

David Bergmüller was born in Tirol and began his musical education with the classical guitar. During his studies at the…

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Lotte Betts-Dean

Lotte Betts-Dean

Mezzo-Soprano

Praised by The Guardian for her “irrepressible sense of drama and unmissable, urgent musicality”, Australian mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean is very…

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Leonie Bluett

Leonie Bluett

Chamber Ensembles & Orchestras, Clarinet

Leonie graduated from the Royal Irish Academy of Music, followed by a MA in music performance at the Royal Academy…

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Michael Borgstede

Michael Borgstede

Baroque Ensemble, Harpsichord

German harpsichordist, fortepianist and organist Michael Borgstede has been described as one of the most exciting virtuosos of his generation on…

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Hélène Clément

Hélène Clément

Viola

Born in France in 1988, Hélène Clément moved to London in 2013. Following her passion as a chamber musician, she…

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John Cockburn

John Cockburn

Violin Makers

John Cockburn’s passion for violin making arose from lifelong obsessions with acoustics, craftsmanship, and music of all genres. Following stints…

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Meet the Artists 2022

Arts Council 70
Crespo Foundation
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
RTE Lyric FM
Maritime Hotel