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Enjoy Concerts Without Leaving Home
Thursday 23 April 2020

Enjoy Concerts Without Leaving Home

We want to bring your attention to the upcoming online concert, organised by Music Network, which features violinist Alena Baeva and pianist Vadym Kholodenko performing the world premiere of Release, a new Music Network commission by Irish composer Finola Merivale.

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Festival Memories 1
Thursday 16 April 2020

Festival Memories 1

Beethoven's magisterial Archduke Trio played by Viviane Hagner, Johannes Moser and Barry Douglas. This performance took place as part of the Main Evening concert in Bantry House on Wednesday 3 July 2019

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2020 Winners Announced!
Thursday 9 April 2020

2020 Winners Announced!

Congratulations to this year's winners - Ultan O'Brien, Niall Tormey, Liam Dougherty and Luke Smyth. This year was very competitive and West Cork Music is grateful to the adjudicator, Deirdre Gribbin.

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West Cork Chamber Music Festival cancellation
Wednesday 8 April 2020

West Cork Chamber Music Festival cancellation

The cancellation of summer festivals seems almost an irrelevance in a time when each news bulletin broadcasts the daily count of deaths. Although live music is almost as necessary as fresh air for many of us it cannot be at the risk of spreading contagion and our hearts go out to those who have lost loved ones and those on the front line fighting to save lives.

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COVID-19 Update March 24th
Tuesday 24 March 2020

COVID-19 Update March 24th

In view of the high level of uncertainty about the Coronavirus pandemic, West Cork Music is suspending on-line bookings for the West Cork Chamber Music Festival and the West Cork Literary Festival workshops. The West Cork Music office is now closed and the Festival teams are all working from home.

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