Listen & Watch


See our programme of Masterclass events below.

You can opt to view our Full Programme; Virtual Programme, Masterclasses & Fringe Events; and/or an event listing by Artist by selecting the relevant links below. You can also view Masterclass programmes from previous years through the Archive pulldown list above right.

You’ll also find more information about our Masterclasses, including a summary of Tutors and Quartets at the bottom of the page here.

More About Masterclasses

Advanced students have the opportunity to immerse themselves without distraction in the world of chamber music and, guided by some of the world’s finest artists, to explore its great riches.

The West Cork Chamber Music Festival is not just a week of extraordinary concerts in a fabulous setting.  It is also a summer meeting-point for top young ensembles.

The opportunity to take part in Masterclasses and the experience of preparing for concerts at the end of the week are of considerable value in themselves, but the benefits of attending the Festival go further: behind the scenes there is much private tuition going on, and the informal contact between students and artists is a tremendously valuable resource.

Masterclasses take place up to four times daily throughout the Festival and are free to attend.

Masterclass Tutors & Quartets

Masterclass Programme Ensembles
Aradia Quartet

Aradia Quartet

The Hill Quartet

The Hill Quartet

Masterclass Programme Tutors
Pavel Nikl

Pavel Nikl

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