Festival Programme 2011

May 11th, 2011

We are pleased to announce the programme for this year’s East Cork Early Music Festival.  We are proud to feature Irish and international stars such as Emma Kirkby, the London Handel Players, Irish Baroque Orchestra Chamber Soloists and harpsichordist Malcolm Proud.

East Cork Early Music Festival 2011

Wednesday 5th October  – Sunday 9th October

Wednesday 5th, 8pm

Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music

Madrigal ’75 Chamber Choir & Ensemble

Bach: Cantata 150

Motets by Bach & Schutz

Thursday 6th, 8pm

Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music

London Handel Players with Emma Kirkby

‘Arias for Mrs Arne: An Evening at the Pleasure Gardens’

Friday 7th, 12pm

Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music

Dr David Ledbetter, Lecturer

An introductory talk on Bach’s Six Partitas for Harpsichord.

1pm

Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music

Malcolm Proud

J.S. Bach: Partitas 1, 2 & 5, BWV 825, 826 and 829. 

8pm

The Grain Store, Ballymaloe

Irish Baroque Orchestra Chamber Soloists

Programme to include music by Rameau, Marais & Couperin.

Saturday 8th, 1pm

Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh

Róisín O’Grady (soprano), Sarah Groser (viola da gamba)

& James Taylor (harpsichord)

Cantatas by Clérambault, Rameau & Montéclair.

8pm

Fota House

Malcolm Proud

J.S. Bach: Partitas 3, 4 & 6, BWV 827-8 and 830.

Sunday 9th, 1pm

Fota House

The Hibernian Muse: Emma Elkinson (baroque flute),

Eimear Reidy (cello) & Anna Savelainen (harpsichord)

Music by O’Carolan, Froberger, Telemann & J. S. Bach.

Have you checked out our main Festival page?

Or if you prefer, have a look at our events calendar which gives a quick and easy overview of all the Festival events.

2 Responses

  1. Tina Storey says:

    Will Emma Kirkby be giving a masterclass open to the public? Thanks.

  2. I’M SO DELIGHTED YOU ARE COMING TO US AGAIN THIS YEAR; LAST YEAR I WAS FEARFUL IT MIGHT BE THE LAST . IF I CAN BE OF ANY HELP FERRYING PEOPLE ABOUT, AS I’V DONE PREVIOUSLY PLEASE LET ME KNOW.
    GOOD LUCK
    SEE YE THERE

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