Live Music | Triskel Arts Centre
  • Fri 26 August
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    Pretty Happy: WRITE RECORD PERFORM

    Pretty Happy presents an audio/visual tour through Cork’s Noisy Punk Tradition.

  • Sat 27 August
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    Niamh O’Sullivan (Mezzo-Soprano) and Gary Beecher (Piano)
    Summertime Concert Series

    Niamh O’Sullivan and Gary Beecher’s programme for this concert will include a cycle of Schumann songs, as well as well-known favourites by Gershwin, Jerome Kern and Rodgers and Hammerstein.

  • Sat 24 September
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    Banbha Quartet
    Autumn String Quartet Series

    The Banbha Quartet was founded in 2020 by four of our most celebrated musicians, including Cork cellist Aoife Burke.

  • Sat 24 September
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    WORLD PREMIERE "Jubal's Air" for Uilleann Pipes and double String Quartet by Kevin Volans
    Conducted by David Brophy. David Power - uilleann pipes, ConTempo Quartet, Ficino Quartet

    Triskel Arts Centre in association with Youghal 2020 and Living Youghal Presents “Jubal’s Air” by Kevin Volans, commissioned by Youghal 2020: St Mary’s 800 to mark the 800th Anniversary of St. Mary’s Collegiate Church in 2020.

  • Fri 30 September
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    Matt Molloy & Sean Keane and Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman
    Cork Folk Festival

    43rd Cork Folk Festival presents four of traditional music’s legendary artists in Concert

  • Sat 1 October
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    Danú
    Cork Folk Festival

    43rd Cork Folk Festival presents Ireland’s leading traditional band, Danú, in concert.

  • Sun 2 October
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    Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Mark Redmond & Cormac De Barra
    Cork Folk Festival

    Presented by Music Network as part of the 43rd Cork Folk Festival

  • Sat 8 October
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    Esposito Quartet
    Autumn String Quartet Series

    Donnacha Dennehy’s ‘Wig’ was commissioned by the Foundation as a companion piece to Beethoven’s quartet Op.135. Entertaining and vital, as Donnacha’s music always is, it sits equally well on its own and is here surrounded by two lesser known masterpieces.

  • Sat 26 November
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    Marmen Quartet
    Autumn String Quartet Series

    Cork cellist Sinead O’Halloran joined the Marmen Quartet in June of 2021 at a time when the quartet’s international star continues to rise, with a busy schedule including concerts at the Berlin Philharmonic, the BBC Proms and the Lucerne Festival. Their programme for this tour opens with one of Bartok’s greatest and most riveting masterpieces,…

  • Sat 10 December
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    Ficino Quartet
    Autumn String Quartet Series

    The Ficino Quartet features four of our leading musicians and has toured annually for the Foundation since 2018. Here they present another fascinating programme including Philip Glass’s hugely popular ‘Mishima’, drawn from his 1985 soundtrack to Paul Schrader’s film on the life of author, playwright and latter-day Samurai, Yukio Mishima. The concerts also feature a…