Meet the Artists

Here you find listings of all the artists appearing at our latest Festival. Click on the Archive link to look back at artists from previous years.
Aradia Quartet

Aradia Quartet

Masterclass Programme Ensembles

Julieanne Forrest, Kate O’Shea [violins] Eve Quigley [viola] Aoibhin Keogh Daly [cello] Photo and biography coming soon…

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Ardeo Quartet

Ardeo Quartet

String Quartets

Carole Petitdemange, Mi-sa Yang [violins], Yuko Hara [viola], Joëlle Martinez [cello] In Latin, Ardeo, means “I burn”. It is the…

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Armida Quartet

Armida Quartet

String Quartets

Martin Funda, Johanna Staemmler [violins], Teresa Schwamm-Biskamp [viola], Peter-Philipp Staemmler [cello] “Without a doubt, the Armida Quartet is one of…

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Baerbel Bellinghausen

Baerbel Bellinghausen

Violin Makers

Baerbel is devoted to sound: string instruments have been part of her life ever since her youth. She is thrilled…

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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 passionate…

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Claudio Bohórquez

Claudio Bohórquez

Cello

The German-born cellist of Peruvian-Uruguayan descent is one of the most sought-after musicians in his field. As a student of…

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Michael Borgstede

Michael Borgstede

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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Deirdre Brenner

Deirdre Brenner

Piano

A musician with a passion for chamber music and art song, Deirdre Brenner has performed in venues including the Wiener…

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Calathea Quartet

Calathea Quartet

Masterclass Programme Ensembles

Claudia Tarrant Matthews, Eleanor Hill [violins] Martha Campbell [viola] Haydn Wynn [cello] The Calathea Quartet is an emerging ensemble comprised…

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Meet the Artists

Arts Council - funding music
Crespo Foundation
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
RTE Lyric FM
Maritime Hotel
IMRO - Irish Music Rights Organisation