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Keep up to date with our latest West Cork Chamber Music Festival news and announcements here.

Our news is organised in categories to help you focus on what you are interested in. Simply select a category to get a listing of articles in that area – for example, all our West Cork Chamber Music Festival news items are listed both here, and under our Chamber Music Festival category.

Sunday 5 July 2020

Finale Day

This is the final day of the Virtual West Cork Chamber Music Festival and we eagerly await today's two concerts.

Sunday 28 June 2020

Don't Miss Our Virtual Festival

We hope that you have been able to enjoy the early concerts of the Virtual Chamber Music Festival. Don't forget you can revisit the concerts anytime.

Thursday 25 June 2020

Virtual Chamber Music Festival

The international nature of the Festival gave us the opportunity to gather together some of the cancelled Festival musicians in a selection of venues around Europe and USA. Programmes were thought up that took into account the isolation of the last three months and production companies were located to film and record the performances as lockdown regulations were relaxed over the last ten days.

Monday 22 June 2020

Festival Memories 10

In retrospect it may have been tempting fate to conclude our 24th Festival with Messiaen’s extraordinary quartet that announces the End of Time. Last summer’s Bantry performance featured violinist Henning Kraggerud who never fails to astonish with his musicianship, the brilliant young cellist Laura van der Heijden mature beyond her years, the remarkable Slovenian clarinettist Mate Bekavac and a favourite Bantry pianist Alexei Grynyuk.

Thursday 18 June 2020

Press Release - Chamber Music Festival

This substitute for the West Cork Chamber Music Festival will feature a dozen specially filmed concerts featuring musicians from the cancelled Festival streaming on the Festival website from 26 June.

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