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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.

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

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.

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.

Thursday 12 March 2020

Safety Measures

We regret to inform you that we are closing our office to the public as of today due to the current situation with the COVID-19 virus. However, please note that bookings can still be made by phone and online.

Wednesday 12 February 2020

Accommodation Sought

WCM is looking for reasonably priced accommodation in Bantry town during our festivals this summer.

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