Deadline approaching - Call for Scores for 2018 Composition Competition for Young Composers

Posted on: Tuesday, 06th March 2018 @ 11:23am

West Cork Music invites Irish composers under 35 years of age on 1st January 2018 to submit works for string quartet (violin, violin, viola, cello) of between 5-8 minutes duration for performance at the 23rd West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2018. Festival dates are 29 June – 8 July. Deadline 20th March 2018

Four works will be selected. The composer of each selected work will receive a prize of €500 and up 3 nights B&B at the Festival. Winning composers will be asked to attend the Young Composers Forum at the Festival on Sunday 1st July, which will be directed by an international Composer, where the winning works will be played through by a Quartet on the Festival’s masterclass programme. The premieres will take place during the Festival in the Town Concert series 2-7 July. There will be opportunities to rehearse with the Quartet 29-30 June.

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the School of Philosophy & Economic Science

Posted on: Tuesday, 06th March 2018 @ 11:18am

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the School of Philosophy & Economic Science,  the ‘Kirtanham Choir’ of the School of Philosophy in Ireland present Handel's Masterpiece, the MESSIAH at its original birthday: EASTER! Follow this unique choir and accompanying musicians as they tour the four corners of the country to bring you a very special presentation of Handel's best loved masterpiece. A 45 piece choir, Organ, timpanist, trumpet and 4 wonderful soloists will join us in Derry, Cork & Galway and the final performance in Dublin will be accompanied by a full orchestra!

Buy tickets online here now via Eventbrite and at your local branch.
School of Philosophy & Economic Science
18, Anglesea Street, Cork

MESSIAH: An Easter Performance: St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral, CORK
Saturday, 10th March 2018, 7.30pm
Bishop St, The Lough, Cork

MESSIAH: An Easter Performance, St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, GALWAY
Sunday 11th March, 3.30pm
7 Lombard St, Galway, H91 T2F4

MESSIAH: An Easter Performance, Church of the Sacred Heart, DUBLIN
Saturday 24th March, 7.30pm
Stillorgan Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.