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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.

Monday 14 October 2019

Ulrike Crespo

It is with great sadness that West Cork Music announces the death of Ulrike Crespo.

Monday 23 September 2019

Support RTÉ Lyric fm

 On behalf of the board and staff of West Cork Music, which promotes the West Cork Chamber Music Festival, the West Cork Literary Festival and the Masters of Tradition in Bantry, we wish to express our alarm at the threat to the future of RTÉ Lyric fm.

Tuesday 10 September 2019

2019/20 Concert Series Announced

West Cork Music is committed to presenting performances of the finest of music all year round. Outside of our festival-filled summer season, our Concert Series runs in the spring and autumn each year, featuring Irish and international soloists and ensembles in West Cork venues.

Saturday 17 August 2019

Tuning-Up 2019/20

We are delighted to have the full details of the Tuning-Up programmes for the school year 2019/20. Tuning-Up is Cork County Council's Music in Schools programme, which is managed by West Cork Music. Tuning Up aims to bring leading classical musicians to perform in schools throughout Cork County. These workshops are heavily subsidised by Cork County Council’s Arts Office.

Wednesday 24 July 2019

New Collaboration

This year, to celebrate their 10th anniversary, Skibbereen Arts Festival invited 10 other festivals to collaborate with them . We're delighted to have been one of the organisations invited - and all three of our festivals are participating.The locations, diversity and above all the high artistic quality of all the festivals involved undeniably showcase West Cork as Ireland's Premier festival destination.

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