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.
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…

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Matthew Hunt

Matthew Hunt

Chamber Ensembles & Orchestras, Clarinet

One of Britain’s leading clarinettists, Matthew Hunt is a distinctive musician, renowned for the vocal quality of his playing and…

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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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Rachel Kelly

Rachel Kelly

Mezzo-Soprano

Kelly graduated from the Royal Opera House where she attracted attention for Zaida (Il turco in Italia), Javotte (Manon), Mercédès (Carmen), and…

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Nathalia Milstein

Nathalia Milstein

Piano

Born in 1995 to a family of musicians, Nathalia Milstein starts the piano at the age of 4 with her…

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Johannes Moser

Johannes Moser

Cello

A dedicated chamber musician, Johannes has performed with Emanuel Ax, Joshua Bell, Jonathan Biss, James Ehnes, Vadim Gluzman, Leonidas Kavakos,…

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Ultan O’Brien

Ultan O’Brien

Composers

Ultan O’Brien is a is a fiddle player, violist and composer hailing from County Clare drawing from arich background in…

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Orsino Wind Ensemble

Orsino Wind Ensemble

Chamber Ensembles & Orchestras, Wind

Adam Walker [flute] Nicholas Daniel [oboe] Alec Frank-Gemmill [French horn] Matthew Hunt [clarinet] Making their debut at the Aldeburgh International…

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Ruth Padel

Ruth Padel

Readers

Ruth is an award-winning British poet with close links to Greece, science, classical music and wildlife conservation, especially in India….

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Meet the Artists

Arts Council Music
Crespo Foundation
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
RTE lyrics
Maritime Hotel