All Artists by Speciality

Here you find listings of all the artists appearing in our latest Programme, listed by Speciality. Click on the Archive link at the top right to look back at artists from previous years.

You can view all our scheduled artist alphabetically or by speciality.


Artists by Instrument/Speciality

Baroque Ensemble
Peter Spissky

Peter Spissky

Baroque violin, Director, Masterclass Programme Tutors

Peter Spissky studied violin at the Music Academy in Bratislava, Slovakia (soloist diploma 1991), and the Music Academy in Malmö,...

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Camerata Øresund

Camerata Øresund

Baroque Ensemble

Peter Spissky [director, violin], Tinne Albrectsen, Ida Lorenzen, Alison Luthmers [violins], Rastko Roknic [viola], Hanna Loftsdóttir [cello], Joakim Peterson [bass],...

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Chamber Ensembles & Orchestras
Cork County ETB School of Music Ensembles

Cork County ETB School of Music Ensembles

Chamber Ensembles & Orchestras

Cork County ETB School of Music Ensembles

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Ficino Ensemble

Ficino Ensemble

Chamber Ensembles & Orchestras

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Irish Chamber Orchestra

Irish Chamber Orchestra

Chamber Ensembles & Orchestras

The Irish Chamber Orchestra is Ireland’s most dynamic ensemble. Mixing traditional repertoire with new commissions and collaborating with everyone from DJs...

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Paddington Trio

Paddington Trio

Masterclass Programme Ensembles, Piano Trio

Tuulia Hero [violin], Patrick Moriarty [cello], Stephanie Tang [piano] Having started their first adventure together at Paddington Station during the...

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Director
Peter Spissky

Peter Spissky

Baroque violin, Director, Masterclass Programme Tutors

Peter Spissky studied violin at the Music Academy in Bratislava, Slovakia (soloist diploma 1991), and the Music Academy in Malmö,...

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Keyboards
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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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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Finghin Collins

Finghin Collins

Piano

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Julius Drake

Julius Drake

Piano

the pianist Julius Drake, a collaborator gifted with sensitive phrasing and insight Joshua Barone , The New York Times The...

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Anna Fedorova

Anna Fedorova

Piano

From an early age, the Ukrainian pianist Anna Fedorova showed an innate musical maturity and amazing technical abilities. Her live...

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Boris Giltburg

Boris Giltburg

Piano

Boris Giltburg is lauded across the globe as a deeply sensitive, insightful and compelling interpreter. Critics have praised his “singing...

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Roustem Saitkoulov

Roustem Saitkoulov

Piano

Born in Kazan (Republic of Tatarstan), Roustem Saitkoulov studied at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow and at the University of...

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Masterclass Programme Ensembles
Allegria Quartet

Allegria Quartet

Masterclass Programme Ensembles

Lucia Murphy, Kseniia Yershova [violins] Conor Galvin [viola], Adam Joyce [cello] Allegria Quartet is a dynamic new quartet that was...

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Aradia Quartet

Aradia Quartet

Masterclass Programme Ensembles

Julieanne Forrest, Kate O'Shea [violins], Eve Quigley [viola], Aoibhinn Keogh Daly [cello] The Aradia quartet have been playing together since...

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OCMA Quartet

OCMA Quartet

Masterclass Programme Ensembles

Filippo Ghidoni, Filippo Pedrotti [violins], Clara Costa [viola], Stefano Beltrami [cello] The OCM Academy Quartet was founded in 2022 as...

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Paddington Trio

Paddington Trio

Masterclass Programme Ensembles, Piano Trio

Tuulia Hero [violin], Patrick Moriarty [cello], Stephanie Tang [piano] Having started their first adventure together at Paddington Station during the...

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Sonic Quartet

Sonic Quartet

Masterclass Programme Ensembles

Maxim Novojilov, Julia Antolec [violins] Shane Quinn [viola], Doireann Ní Aodáin [cello] Photo and biography coming soon...

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Masterclass Programme Tutors
Richard Ireland

Richard Ireland

Masterclass Programme Tutors

London-born into a musical family, Richard is one of the UK’s leading chamber musicians and has been a regular performer...

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Christopher Marwood

Christopher Marwood

Cello, Masterclass Programme Tutors

Christopher Marwood graduated from Cambridge University in 1983 and went on to study at London’s Royal Academy of Music and...

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Peter Spissky

Peter Spissky

Baroque violin, Director, Masterclass Programme Tutors

Peter Spissky studied violin at the Music Academy in Bratislava, Slovakia (soloist diploma 1991), and the Music Academy in Malmö,...

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Presenters
Evelyn Grant

Evelyn Grant

Presenters

Evelyn Grant presents Weekend Drive on RTÉ Lyric FM. A member of a well-known musical family from Dublin, she studied...

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Jonathan Grimes

Jonathan Grimes

Presenters

A graduate of Trinity College Dublin (BMus Ed, MPhil) and Queen’s University (MA), Jonathan is responsible for the content side...

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String Quartets
Chiaroscuro Quartet

Chiaroscuro Quartet

String Quartets

Alina Ibragimova, Pablo Hernán Benedí [violins], Emilie Hörnlund [viola], Claire Thirion [cello] Chiaroscuro effectively means light-dark, and indeed I was...

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Dudok Quartet

Dudok Quartet

String Quartets

Judith van Driel, Marleen Wester [violins], Marie-Louise de Jong [viola], David Faber [cello] The Dudok Quartet Amsterdam is forging a...

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Nightingale Quartet

Nightingale Quartet

String Quartets

Gunvor Sihm, Josefine Dalsgaard [violins], Marie Louise Broholt Jensen [viola], Louisa Schwab [cello] “Provocative vitality, fragile romantic sensitivity and striking...

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Members of Pavel Haas Quartet

Members of Pavel Haas Quartet

String Quartets

Veronika Jarůšková [violin], Šimon Truszka [viola], Peter Jarůšek [cello] "What really sets this quartet apart is the attitude embodied in...

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Signum Quartet

Signum Quartet

String Quartets

Florian Donderer, Annette Walther [violins], Xandi van Dijk [viola], Thomas Schmitt [cello] Performances of unsparing expressivity, intimacy and vitality are...

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Sonoro Quartet

Sonoro Quartet

String Quartets

Sarah Jégou-Sageman, Jeroen De Beer [violins], Séamus Hickey [viola], Léo Guiguen [cello] Founded in 2019, Sonoro Quartet is one of...

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Strings
Fanny Clamagirand

Fanny Clamagirand

Violin

She is one of those artists whose talent was revealed very early on, just out of childhood; one of those...

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Mairéad Hickey

Mairéad Hickey

Violin

Celebrated Irish violinist Mairéad Hickey is acclaimed for her captivating expression, soaring tone and fearless virtuosity.  Her natural ability to communicate sincerely, with beauty...

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Esther Hoppe

Esther Hoppe

Violin

The Swiss violinist Esther Hoppe has built an international reputation as soloist, chamber musician and pedagogue. After studying in Basel,...

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Peter Jarůšek

Peter Jarůšek

Cello

Since 2004, the cellist Peter Jarůšek has been a member of the Pavel Haas Quartet, which had been founded two...

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Veronika Jarůšková

Veronika Jarůšková

Violin

The violinist Veronika Jarůšková established the Pavel Haas Quartet in 2001. From the beginning, the quartet worked with the violist...

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Anastasia Kobekina

Anastasia Kobekina

Cello

"Soloist Anastasia Kobekina plays with gorgeous elegance and effortlessly wide lines". Tagesspiel Described by Le Figaro as an "unrivaled musician",...

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Henning Kraggerud

Henning Kraggerud

Violin

Norwegian violinist Henning Kraggerud is Artistic Director of the Arctic Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra. His extraordinary reach as an artist is...

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Christopher Marwood

Christopher Marwood

Cello, Masterclass Programme Tutors

Christopher Marwood graduated from Cambridge University in 1983 and went on to study at London’s Royal Academy of Music and...

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Malachy Robinson

Malachy Robinson

Double Bass

Malachy Robinson is a dedicated chamber musician, as passionate about Early Music as he is about New Music. He is...

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Dana Zemtsov

Dana Zemtsov

Viola

Dana Zemtsov is one of the most promising viola soloists of her generation. Gramophone Magazine has celebrated her playing as...

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Ella van Poucke

Ella van Poucke

Cello

Ella van Poucke, born in Amsterdam in 1994, is one of the leading cellists of her generation. After making her...

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Vocalists
Fleur Barron

Fleur Barron

Mezzo-Soprano

Fleur launches the 2023-24 season with a return to the London Symphony Orchestra, where she is the soloist in their...

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Anna Devin

Anna Devin

Soprano

Irish soprano Anna Devin is widely admired for her “impeccable Baroque style” (Bachtrack), “vocal control…artistry and musico-dramatic intelligence,” (Opera News). ...

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Wind
Matthew Hunt

Matthew Hunt

Clarinet

One of Europe's leading clarinettists, Matthew Hunt is a distinctive musician, renowned for the vocal quality of his playing and...

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Mathias Kjøller

Mathias Kjøller

Clarinet

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Tomasso Longquich

Tomasso Longquich

Clarinet

Acclaimed by reviewers as a “formidable clarinetist" and praised for his "passion, sumptuous tone, magical finesse and dazzling virtuosity", Tommaso...

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Ensemble MidtVest

Ensemble MidtVest

Wind Quintet

Charlotte Norholt [flute], Peter Kirstein [oboe], Mathias Kjøller [clarinet], Yavor Petkov [bassoon], Neil Page [French horn] Ensemble MidtVest is a versatile...

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Charlotte Norholt

Charlotte Norholt

Flute

Charlotte Norholt is known as a flautist who performs in diverse contexts and effortlessly switches between genres and works. In...

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Neil Page

Neil Page

Horn

Neil Page, originally from Pontypridd in South Wales, started his musical education at the local Welsh language comprehensive school. His...

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Yavor Petkov

Yavor Petkov

Bassoon

Yavor Petkov was born in 1980 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He got his first bassoon lessons at the age of 12...

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