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Keep up to date with our latest West Cork Music news and announcements here, including news from all our festivals, concert series and educational projects.

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 23 April 2020

Festival Memories 2

Bach’s G major Gamba Sonata and Beethoven's Cello Sonata played by Laura van der Heijden and Finghin Collins at the Crespo Series concert on Wednesday 3 July at the 2019 West Cork Chamber Music Festival

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.

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.

Wednesday 8 April 2020

Cancellation Announcement - WCLF 2020

We regret to announce that we have taken the decision to cancel this year’s West Cork Literary Festival which was due to take place from 10 to 17 July 2020.

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