Listen & Watch

We are presenting a programme of Chamber Music Festival events this autumn and winter - extra treats during these troubled times. Check our Chamber Music Festival Pages and Social Media for more details.

In 2020, we programmed a full Virtual festival during our West Cork Chamber Music Festival week to replace our Cancelled Programme. The Virtual festival was only possible due to funding from the Arts Council, the Crespo Foundation, Failte Ireland and Cork County Council as well as generous donations from ticket holders and Friends of West Cork Music. Musicians are the heart of our Festival and experienced a loss of income this year and thanks to the generous support of these funders and supporters, we were able to help make a difficult time a little easier for them.

We are still here for our festival audience! And we’re already planning our Festivals for 2021.

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Meet the Artists

Biographies and images of artists appearing at our latest festival – and through the years.

Violin & Bow Making

Ireland’s only annual exhibition of fine contemporary violin and bow making, displaying instruments and bows from some of the leading makers working in the field today.

Composition Competition

Annual String Quartet Composition Competition for Irish citizens and residents under 35


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