Every Autumn the East Cork Early Music Festival brings internationally renowned performers to venues in Cork City and County.

Established in 2003 to bring artists specialising in historical performance to the South of Ireland, the East Cork Early Music Festival (ECEMF) has developed a reputation as one of the premier small festivals in the Irish music calendar. Read more »


Tonos & special guest Edel Sullivan

Songs of Identity and Belonging


Sunday 11th October, 1pm

Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh
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London Handel Players

Dances fit for a King

London Handel Players

Thursday 8th October, 2015, 8pm

Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
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Festival Club

with Early Music DJs

Thursday 8th October 2015, 10pm

L'Atitude 51, Union Quay
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ECEMF Chamber Music Competition Winners!

Oct 23rd, 2015

Festival 2015 opened with our first Chamber Music Competition for Young Ensembles, adjudicated by Linda Burman-Hall and Andreas Helm. We’re delighted to be able to announce that the winners were Caitríona O’Mahony (baroque violin) and Tom Ó Drisceoil (harpsichord), who played a programme of Castello and Biber. The prize was a concert slot at Festival [...]

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