West Cork Chamber Music Festival
Every summer, the West Cork Chamber Music Festival delights audiences with captivating performances, workshops, talks and more by world-class musicians, including string quartet group, Pavel Haas Quartet, pianist Anna Fedorova, and composer Brett Dean – all in beautiful Bantry House and Gardens, County Cork.
Melodies ringing out from doorways of a stately home, masterclasses for young musicians and a programme packed from morning to midnight. You'll find wonderfully intimate venues across Bantry, but it's glamourous Bantry House, of course, that is the main concert setting, and is renowned both for the atmosphere created in its candle-lit library and its glorious location at the head of Bantry Bay in West Cork.
As audiences soak in the sounds of the festival, they’re treated to the elemental beauty of the Wild Atlantic Way, which adds yet another string to this festival's already packed bow.
To paraphrase Samuel Johnson, ‘When a man is tired of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival, he is tired of music.’Michael Dervan, Irish Times
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