East Cork Early Music Festival in 2019 brings to life an exciting array of concerts in Cork City and Cobh.
The festival opens this year on Thursday 10th October at 6pm, at Nano Nagle place, with counter-tenor Mark Chambers and his chamber ensemble L'eraclito amoroso, They will entertain us with the jazz' of the 17th-century,
On Friday 11th October, in association with FUAIM, there will be a lunchtime concert in UCC's Glucksman Gallery featuring The Gregory Walkers.
On Friday at 7.30pm in the Cork School of Music, the Cork Baroque Orchestra under the direction of Catherine Martin will perform a tantalising blend of violin concerti, concerti grossi and Handel Overtures favoured by the 4th Earl of Cork
Saturday 12th October sees the Festival set against the historical backdrop of Cobh. At 3pm, Propitia Sydera (lucky stars') presents an ensemble of star young professionals of the Irish early music scene in concert in the Sirius Art Gallery. Whilst at 7.30pm in St. Colman's Cathedral, critically-acclaimed Swedish soprano Maria Keohane performs with Camerata Kilkenny.
The festival wraps up on Sunday with our Flipside' concert welcoming Nordic ensemble Brú | New Early Music to St. Peter's North Main St. at 6pm