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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.

Tuesday 26 May 2020

COVID-19 Plans in the Making

We are glad to be able to announce that streamed and online versions of this summer’s West Cork Chamber Music Festival and the West Cork Literary Festival will replace the live versions cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Irish Government’s COVID-19 Roadmap is enabling us to come up with plans for Masters of Tradition in Bantry in August.

Monday 25 May 2020

Festival Memories 6

The early days of last year’s Festival saw an exploration of the natural but rare pairing of Beethoven’s early Opus 18 Quartets with Mozart’s mature set that he dedicated so fulsomely to his mentor Haydn.

Friday 15 May 2020

Festival Memories 5

The final Coffee Concert in last year’s Festival opened with an irresistibly cheerful oboe melody carolling above the Camerata Øresund strings.

Thursday 14 May 2020

Remembering Ron Victor

We are sad to hear that one of our earliest supporters and volunteers, Ron Victor, has passed away after a long illness. He was an integral and much-valued part of our team for many years. % %

Friday 8 May 2020

Festival Memories 4

Mozart's Divertimento in E flat K563 played by Henning Kraggerud, Emmanuelle Bertrand and Ellen Nisbeth in the Bantry House Late Night concert on Friday 5 July at the 2019 West Cork Chamber Music Festival

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