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  • Fri 22 October
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    Paul Dunlea & Cormac McCarthy
    Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

    Presenting two inimitable and formidable jazz musicians, Corkonians Paul Dunlea and Cormac McCarthy who are joining forces in a set to include both standards and original compositions.

  • Sat 23 October
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    Marc Copland
    Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

    It doesn’t seem right to think of him as an elder statesman but pianist and composer Marc Copland, now 73 years old, has been spinning out sounds like no other pianist since the mid-1970s.

  • Sun 24 October
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    Gold.Berg.Werk
    Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

    Xenia Pestova Bennett (piano) and Ed Bennett (live electronics) perform a radical reinterpretation of Bach’s famous Goldberg Variations.

  • Sun 24 October
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    Kit Downes’ Dreamlife of Debris
    Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

    An unmissable opportunity to hear Kit Downes’ highly anticipated and critically acclaimed album Dreamlife of Debris in concert.

  • Sat 13 November
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    Spotlight Chamber Music Series – III

    The third concert in the Spotlight Chamber Music Series will feature some of the most distinguished string instrumentalists in Ireland, presenting a programme of Baroque, Classical and Contemporary works for different formations.

  • Fri 19 November
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    Caoimhin O'Raghallaigh, Kate Ellis & Caimin Gilmore
    Quiet Lights

    Quiet Lights presents the extraordinary musicians Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh, Kate Ellis & Caimin Gilmore as a string trio, performing in the stunning surrounds of Triskel Christchurch.

  • Sat 20 November
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    Cormac McCarthy & Nell Ní Chróinín
    Quiet Lights

    Quiet Lights presents the premiere of new work from Cork-based musician, composer and multi-instrumentalist Cormac McCarthy for Irish sean-nós singer Nell Ní Chróinín. This suite was commissioned by Islander in 2020 for voice, piano and string duo, and will be performed by Cormac McCarthy, Nell Ní Chróinín, Kate Ellis and Maria Ryan for the first…

  • Sat 27 November
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    Navarra Quartet
    Autumn String Series

    The Navarra Quartet are among the leading quartets on the world stage and they join us this autumn with a wonderfully varied programme including a lovely work by Dutch composer Henriëtte Bosmans, Bartok’s electrifying third quartet and Dvorak’s magnificent and rarely heard G major quartet.

  • Sat 27 November
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    Jack O’Rourke
    Wild Place Album Launch Show

    Jack O’Rourke was described by HotPress as “one of Ireland’s most gifted songwriters” in a review for his last collection of songs, Ivory TowersWild Place, his third album, is due for release in November 2021.

  • Fri 3 December
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    The Kevin Brady Electric Quartet

    The Kevin Brady Electric Quartet has a clear aim of creating and producing new contemporary jazz and the impact of this has been immediate.

  • Sat 4 December
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    Finghin Collins – Wanderer Tour

    After months of inactivity, pianist Finghin Collins takes to the road again this winter, embarking on an extensive national recital tour which he has named after one of the major pieces in the programme – Schubert’s Wanderer Fantasy.

  • Sat 11 December
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    Ficino Quartet
    Autumn String Series

    Ficino Ensemble was formed by Artistic Director Nathan Sherman in 2012 as a flexible group aiming to perform popular chamber music alongside lesser known works that deserve to be appreciated.

  • Sat 18 December
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    Spotlight Chamber Music Series – IV

    The final concert of four in the Spotlight Chamber Music Series 2021 will feature two works for strings and piano