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 »


Caoimhe de Paor

Saturday 11th October 2014, 1pm

St. John's Church, Midleton
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Sunday 12th October 2014, 3pm

The Grain Store at Ballymaloe
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Thursday 4th September 2014, 8pm

Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music
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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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