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 »


Adrian Crowley

Friday 10th October 2014, 10.30pm

L'Atitude 51, Union Quay
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Maya Homburger (baroque violin) & Barry Guy (bass)

Thursday 9th October 2014, 1.10pm

Triskel Christchurch, South Main St
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Caoimhe de Paor

Saturday 11th October 2014, 1pm

St. John's Church, Midleton
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Passamezzo Nuovo – Competition for Composers!

May 6th, 2014

East Cork Early Music Festival invites Irish and Irish-based composers (there is no age limit) to write a new original piece for Baroque strings. The winning piece will be performed at ECEMF’s main concert on October 10th 2014 by the newly-formed Cork Baroque Orchestra and their guest director, the acclaimed violinist and Early Music specialist [...]

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