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See our Full Programme of 2019 events below. You can opt to view the Full Programme, Masterclasses, Fringe Events and/or a listing by Artist by selecting the relevant tabs. And don’t miss the Special Events we’ve highlighted for you!

Friday 28 June 2019

1. Opening Concert

Date 28 June 2019
Time 8:00 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €50/€40/€30/€16
Beethoven  Quartet in F major Op.18/1 / Chiaroscuro Quartet
Fanny Mendelssohn String Quartet in E flat / Quatuor Zaïde
Andrea Tarrodi Quartet No.3 ‘Light Scattering’ / Dahlkvist Quartet
Vasks Quartet No.4 / Borusan Quartet
Saturday 29 June 2019

2. Morning Talk

Date 29 June 2019
Time 10:00 am
Location Brick Oven
Admission €6
Artists Evelyn Grant, Dahlkvist Quartet

3. Masterclass

Date 29 June 2019
Time 10:00 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Docklands Quartet, Kerstin Dill

4. Coffee Concert

Date 29 June 2019
Time 11:00 am
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €20/€14/€10
Artist Quatuor Zaïde
Mozart  Quartet in C major K.465 ‘Dissonance’
Beethoven  Quartet No.3 in D major Op.18/3

5. Masterclass

Date 29 June 2019
Time 11:30 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Echéa Quartet, Chiaroscuro Quartet

6. Town Concert

Date 29 June 2019
Time 2:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Hall
Admission €7
Artist Dahlkvist Quartet
Mozart  Quartet in B flat major K.458
Beethoven  Quartet No.2 in G major Op.18/2

7. Masterclass

Date 29 June 2019
Time 3:00 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Kerstin Dill, Doolan Quartet

8. Crespo Series

Date 29 June 2019
Time 4:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €18/€13/€9
Artist Borusan Quartet
Mozart  Quartet in A major K:464
Beethoven  Quartet No:4 in C minor Op:18/4

9. Masterclass

Date 29 June 2019
Time 4:00 pm
Location Bantry Courthouse
Admission Free
Artists Vanir Quartet, Chiaroscuro Quartet

10. Main Evening Concert

Date 29 June 2019
Time 8:00 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €47/€37/€27/€13
Haydn  Quartet in G minor Op.74/3 ‘Rider’ / Quatuor Zaïde
Beethoven  Violin Sonata No:6 in A major Op.30/1 / Mairéad Hickey / Izabella Simon
Andrea Tarrodi  Sorrow and Joy / Jon Dahlkvist / Hanna Dahlkvist
Shostakovich  Piano Trio No:2 in E minor Op:67 / Delta Piano Trio

11. Late Great Show

Date 29 June 2019
Time 10:30 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €14
Artist Dénes Várjon
Beethoven  Piano Sonata No:29 in B flat Op:106 ‘Hammerklavier’
Sunday 30 June 2019

12. Morning Talk

Date 30 June 2019
Time 10:00 am
Location Brick Oven
Admission €6
Artists Evelyn Grant, Borusan Quartet

13. Masterclass

Date 30 June 2019
Time 10:00 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Dahlkvist Quartet, Doolan Quartet

14. Coffee Concert

Date 30 June 2019
Music by women composers from 17th and 18th centuries
Time 11:00 am
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €20/€14/€10
Artist Ensemble Dagda
Isabella Leonarda  Ave Suavis Dilectio
Lucrezia Vizzana  Amo Christum
Francesca Caccini  Maria dolce Maria
Settimia Caccini  Due luci ridenti
Barbara Strozzi  Hor che Apollo
Antonia Bembo  Beata sirena
Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre  Trio Sonata in D major
Bianca Meda  Cari Musici
Chiara Cozzolani  Laudate dominum

15. Masterclass

Date 30 June 2019
Time 11:30 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Ophelia Quartet, Quatuor Zaïde

16. Young Composers Forum

Date 30 June 2019
Time 2:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Hall
Admission Free
Artist Andrea Tarrodi

17. Crespo Series

Date 30 June 2019
Time 4:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €18/€13/€9
Artist Chiaroscuro Quartet
Mozart  Quartet in D minor K.421
Beethoven  Quartet No.5 in A major Op.18/5

18. Main Evening Concert

Date 30 June 2019
Time 8:00 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €47/€37/€27/€13
Lera Auerbach  Piano Trio No.2 ‘This Mirror has Three Faces’ / Delta Piano Trio
Martinů  Quartet No.5 / Quatuor Zaïde
Beethoven  Piano Trio in D major Op.70/1 ‘Ghost Trio’ / Viviane Hagner / Johannes Moser / Barry Douglas

19. Late Great Show

Date 30 June 2019
Time 10:30 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €14
Artist Finghin Collins
Schubert  Sonata in B flat, D.960
Monday 1 July 2019

20. Morning Talk

Date 1 July 2019
Time 10:00 am
Location Brick Oven
Admission €6
Artists Evelyn Grant, Delta Piano Trio

21. Masterclass

Date 1 July 2019
Time 10:00 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Echéa Quartet, Kerstin Dill

22. Coffee Concert

Date 1 July 2019
Time 11:00 am
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €20/€14/€10
Artist Chiaroscuro Quartet
Mozart  Quartet in E flat K.428
Beethoven  Quartet No.6 in B flat Op.18/6

23. Masterclass

Date 1 July 2019
Time 11:30 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Ophelia Quartet, Borusan Quartet

24. Town Concert

Date 1 July 2019
Time 2:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Hall
Admission €7
Artist Doolan Quartet
Haydn  Quartet in B flat major Op.76/4 ‘Sunrise’
Composition Competition New Work 
Janáček  No.2 ‘Intimate Letters’

26. Violin Talk

Date 1 July 2019
Violin making in Seventeenth Century Europe
Time 3:15 pm
Location Old Cinema
Admission Free
Artist Jan Strick

25. Masterclass

Date 1 July 2019
Time 3:00 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Danu Quartet, Kerstin Dill

27. Masterclass

Date 1 July 2019
Time 4:00 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Docklands Quartet, Quatuor Zaïde

28. Crespo Series

Date 1 July 2019
Time 4:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €18/€13/€9
Artists Johannes Moser, Dénes Várjon
Chopin  Cello Sonata in G minor Op.65
Britten  Cello Sonata Op.65
Beethoven  7 Variations on Mozart’s ‘Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen’ WoO 46

29. Main Evening Concert

Date 1 July 2019
Time 8:00 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €47/€37/€27/€13
Szervánsky  Wind Quintet No.1 / Azahar Ensemble
Beethoven  Piano Trio in E flat major Op.70/2 / Viviane Hagner / Johannes Moser / Barry Douglas
Alkan  Sonate de Concert Op.47 / Emmanuelle Bertrand / Pascal Amoyel

30. Late Great Show

Date 1 July 2019
Time 10:30 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €14
Artist Borusan Quartet
Beethoven  Quartet in C sharp minor, Op.131
Tuesday 2 July 2019

31. Morning Talk

Date 2 July 2019
Time 10:00 am
Location Brick Oven
Admission €6
Artists Evelyn Grant, Laura van der Heijden

32. Instrument Showcase

Date 2 July 2019
Time 10:00 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artist Johannes Moser

33. Coffee Concert

Date 2 July 2019
Time 11:00 am
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €20/€14/€10
Artist Fieri Consort
de Rore  Da le belle contrade d’oriente
Ingegneri  Io non hebbi giamai, Dolorosi martir
de Wert  Io mi vivea del mio languir contento
Marenzio  O Fortuna volubil e leggiera
Pellavicino  Cruda Amarilli
Monteverdi  Lamento d’Arianna
Rowarth  The Turn

34. Masterclass

Date 2 July 2019
Time 11:30 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Doolan Quartet, Borusan Quartet

35. Town Concert

Date 2 July 2019
Time 2:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Hall
Admission €7
Artist Docklands Quartet
Mendelssohn  Quartet in F minor Op.80 ‘Requiem for Fanny’
Composition Competition New Work 
Shostakovich  Quartet No.8 in C minor Op.110

36. Crespo Series

Date 2 July 2019
Time 4:00 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €25/€20/€14/€10
Louise Farrenc  Piano Quintet No.2 in E major Op.31 / Mairéad Hickey / Ellen Nisbeth / Christopher Marwood / Malachy Robinson / Gloria Campaner
Rita Strohl Sonate dramatique ‘Titus et Bérénice’ / Emmanuelle Bertrand / Pascal Amoyel

37. Main Evening Concert

Date 2 July 2019
Time 8:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €34/€25/€11
Dobrinka Tabakova  Cello Concerto Laura van der Heijden / Festival Strings / Laura van der Heijden / David Brophy
Weinberg  Chamber Symphony N.4 Op.153 / Mate Bekavac / Festival Strings / David Brophy
Shostakovich  7 Romances on poems by Alexander Blok / Caroline Melzer / Delta Piano Trio
Wednesday 3 July 2019

38. Morning Talk

Date 3 July 2019
Time 10:00 am
Location Brick Oven
Admission €6
Artists Evelyn Grant, Fieri Consort

39. Masterclass

Date 3 July 2019
Time 10:00 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Echéa Quartet, Henning Kraggerud

40. Coffee Concert

Date 3 July 2019
Time 11:00 am
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €20/€14/€10
Artist Emmanuelle Bertrand
J.S.Bach Cello Suite No.1 in G major BWV 1007
J.S.Bach Cello Suite No.4 in E flat BWV 1010
J.S.Bach Cello Suite No.5 in C minor BWV 1011

41. Masterclass

Date 3 July 2019
Time 11:30 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Doolan Quartet, Quatuor Zaïde

42. Town Concert

Date 3 July 2019
The Unknown Traveller
Time 2:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Hall
Admission €7
Artist Fieri Consort
William Byrd  The fair young virgin
Ferrabosco  I saw my lady weeping
Anon  Lo, here my heart in keeping
Palestrina  In every place I find my grief
Victoria  O Magnum Mysterium
Lobo  Versa est in luctum
Victoria  Ave Maria
de Monte  Super Flumina Babylonia
Byrd  Quomodo Cantabimus

43. Masterclass

Date 3 July 2019
Ophelia Quartet with Dahlkvist Quartet
Time 3:00 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Ophelia Quartet, Dahlkvist Quartet

44. Masterclass

Date 3 July 2019
Time 4:00 pm
Location Bantry Courthouse
Admission Free
Artists Westland Baroque Ensemble, Peter Spissky

45. Crespo Series

Date 3 July 2019
Time 4:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €18/€13/€9
Artists Laura van der Heijden, Finghin Collins
J.S. Bach  Gamba Sonata No.1 in G major BWV 1027
Beethoven  Cello Sonata No.2 in G minor Op.5/2
Schnittke  Cello Sonata No.1

46. Main Evening Concert

Date 3 July 2019
Time 8:00 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €47/€37/€27/€13
Vasks  Plainscapes / Delta Piano Trio
Erkin  Piano Quintet / Borusan Quartet / Finghin Collins
Beethoven  Piano Trio No.6 in B flat Op.97 ‘Archduke’ / Viviane Hagner / Johannes Moser / Barry Douglas

47. Late Great Show

Date 3 July 2019
Time 10:30 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €14
Duparc  Mélodies / Anna Devin / Joseph Middleton
Thursday 4 July 2019

48. Morning Talk

Date 4 July 2019
Time 10:00 am
Location Brick Oven
Admission €6
Artists Evelyn Grant, Ellen Nisbeth

49. Masterclass

Date 4 July 2019
Time 10:00 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Docklands Quartet, Dahlkvist Quartet

50. Coffee Concert

Date 4 July 2019
Time 11:00 am
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €20/€14/€10
Artist Emmanuelle Bertrand
J.S.Bach  Cello Suite No.2 in D minor BWV 1008
J.S.Bach  Cello Suite No.3 in C major BWV 1009
J.S.Bach  Cello Suite No.6 in D major BWV 1012

51. Masterclass

Date 4 July 2019
Time 11:30 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Doolan Quartet, Marc Danel

52. Town Concert

Date 4 July 2019
Time 1:30 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Hall
Admission €7
Artist Echéa Quartet
Kraggerud  Preghiera
Bartók  Quartet No.3
Composition Competition New Work 
Ligeti  Quartet No.1 ‘Métamorphoses Nocturnes’

53. Masterclass

Date 4 July 2019
Time 3:00 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Ophelia Quartet, Kerstin Dill

54. Crespo Series

Date 4 July 2019
1886 A Love Story
Time 3:00 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €37/€27/€21/€11
Artists Henning Kraggerud, Dénes Várjon
Brahms  Violin Sonata No.2 in A major Op.100
Grieg  Violin Sonata No.3 in C minor Op.45
Franck  Sonata in A major for Violin and Piano

55. Baroque Masterclass

Date 4 July 2019
Time 4:00 pm
Location Bantry Courthouse
Admission Free
Artist Westland Baroque Ensemble

56. Main Evening Concert

Date 4 July 2019
Time 8:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €34/€25/€11
Farrenc Nonet in E flat Major Op.38 / Azahar Ensemble / Kerstin Dill / Ellen Nisbeth / Christopher Marwood / Malachy Robinson
Thilloy  Khojaly 613 / Mate Bekavac / Mairéad Hickey / Dahlkvist Quartet
Richard Strauss  Four Last Songs / Caroline Melzer / Joseph Middleton

57. Late Great Show

Date 4 July 2019
Time 10:30 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €14
Artists Viviane Hagner, Johannes Moser, Barry Douglas
Tchaikovsky  Piano Trio in A minor Op.50
Friday 5 July 2019

58. Morning Talk

Date 5 July 2019
Time 10:00 am
Location Brick Oven
Admission €6
Artists Evelyn Grant, Dénes Várjon, Izabella Simon

59. Masterclass

Date 5 July 2019
Time 10:00 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Ophelia Quartet, Marc Danel

60. Coffee Concert

Date 5 July 2019
Time 11:00 am
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €20/€14/€10
Artists Fieri Consort, Camerata Øresund, Peter Spissky
Marini  Sonata sopra la Monica
Monteverdi  from Seventh Book of Madrigals Tempro la cetra; A quest’olmo; Interotte Speranza; O come sei gentile
Marini  Passacaglia in G minor
Monteverdi  Quel augelin, che canta; Chiome d’oro; Al lume delle stelle
Castello  Sonata concertate in stil modern, Book 2, Sonata 10
Monteverdi  Tirsi e Clori

61. Masterclass

Date 5 July 2019
Time 11:30 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Docklands Quartet, Christopher Marwood

62. Town Concert

Date 5 July 2019
Time 2:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Hall
Admission €7
Artist Ophelia Quartet
Mendelssohn  Quartet in A minor Op.13
Composition Competition New Work 
Shostakovich  Quartet No.7 in F sharp minor Op.108

63. Masterclass

Date 5 July 2019
Time 3:00 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Echéa Quartet, Marc Danel

64. Baroque Masterclass

Date 5 July 2019
Time 4:00 pm
Location Bantry Courthouse
Admission Free
Artists Westland Baroque Ensemble, Peter Spissky, Anna Devin

65. Crespo Series

Date 5 July 2019
Time 4:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €18/€13/€9
Ibert  Trois pièces brèves / Azahar Ensemble
Poulenc Sextet / Azahar Ensemble / Gloria Campaner
Fauré  Piano Quintet No.1 in D minor Op.89 / Quatuor Zaïde / Finghin Collins

66. Main Evening Concert

Date 5 July 2019
Time 8:00 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €47/€37/€27/€13
Emma O’Halloran  ‘Dying is a Wild Night’ / Quatuor Zaïde
Schumann  Piano Quintet in E flat Op.44 / Gloria Campaner / Borusan Quartet
Golijov  Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind / Mate Bekavac / Dahlkvist Quartet

67. Late Great Show

Date 5 July 2019
Time 10:30 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €14
Artists Henning Kraggerud, Ellen Nisbeth, Emmanuelle Bertrand
Saturday 6 July 2019

68. Masterclass

Date 6 July 2019
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Docklands Quartet, Marc Danel

69. Coffee Concert

Date 6 July 2019
Time 11:00 am
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €20/€14/€10
Artists Camerata Øresund, Magdalena Karolak, Peter Spissky
Telemann  Don Quixote Suite
Joan Pla  Oboe Concerto in G major
Lully  Marche pour la cérémonie des Turcs
Rameau  Tambourine 1-2 from Dardanus
Roman  Golovinmusiken
Corelli  Trio Sonata in D major Op.4/4
Rebel  Les caractères de la danse

70. Masterclass

Date 6 July 2019
Time 11:30 am
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Artists Echéa Quartet, Christopher Marwood

71. Town Concert

Date 6 July 2019
Time 2:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Hall
Admission €7
Artists Westland Baroque Ensemble, Anna Devin
Uccellini  Aria sopra ‘La Bergamasca’
Tarquinio Merula  Ciaccona Op.12
Turini  Sonata a tre Secondo tuono ‘Madrigali’
Corelli  Trio Sonata in D major Op.3/2
Geminiani  Cello Sonata No.2 in D minor Op.5/2
Handel  Trio Sonata in G minor HWV 391
Handel  V’adore Pupille, Da Tempesta from Giulio Cesare
Legrenzi  "La Fugazza" Trio Sonata Book 3 Op.8/5

72. Violin Talk

Date 6 July 2019
Sound Trial
Time 3:15 pm
Location Old Cinema
Admission Free

73. Crespo Series

Date 6 July 2019
Time 4:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €18/€13/€9
Satie  Trois Mélodies / Caroline Melzer / Joseph Middleton
Weinberg  Violin Sonata No.4 Op.39 / Marc Danel / Alexei Grynyuk
Berlioz  Les nuits d’été Op.7 / Caroline Melzer / Joseph Middleton

74. Main Evening Concert

Date 6 July 2019
Time 8:00 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €47/€37/€27/€13
Andrea Tarrodi  String Quartet No.2 ‘Madárdal’ / Dahlkvist Quartet
Dvořák  Piano Trio in E minor Op.90 ‘Dumky’ / Mairéad Hickey / Emmanuelle Bertrand / Izabella Simon
Brahms  Piano Quartet No.3 in C minor Op.60 / Viviane Hagner / Ellen Nisbeth / Laura van der Heijden / Dénes Várjon

75. Late Great Show

Date 6 July 2019
Time 10:30 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €14
Artist Quatuor Zaïde
Franck  String Quartet in D major
Sunday 7 July 2019

76. Coffee Concert

Date 7 July 2019
The Italian Cantatas
Time 11:00 am
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €20/€14/€10
Artists Camerata Øresund, Anna Devin, Peter Spissky
Handel  Delirio amoroso ‘Da quell giorno fatale’ HWV99
Handel  Concerto grosso in G minor Op.6/6
Handel  La Lucrezia ‘O Numi eterni!’ HWV 145

77. Young Musicians Platform

Date 7 July 2019
Time 3:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €15
Merula  Ciaccona Op.12 / Westland Baroque Ensemble
Handel  Trio Sonata in G minor Op.2/6 HWV 391 / Westland Baroque Ensemble
Haydn  Quartet in D major Op.20/4 / Echéa Quartet
Mendelssohn  Quartet in A minor Op.13 / Ophelia Quartet
Mendelssohn  Quartet in F minor Op.80 ‘Requiem for Fanny’ / Docklands Quartet
Schubert  Quartet in D minor D.810 ‘Death and the Maiden’ / Doolan Quartet

78. Finale

Date 7 July 2019
Time 8:00 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €50/€40/€30/€16
Hindemith  Kleine Kammermusik / Azahar Ensemble
Liszt  Carnival in Pest / Alexei Grynyuk
Kraggerud  Equinox Suite / Henning Kraggerud / Dénes Várjon
Fazil Say  Sonata for Violin and Piano Op.7 / Mairéad Hickey / Alexei Grynyuk
Britten  Lachrymae for Viola and Piano Op.48 / Ellen Nisbeth / Izabella Simon
Messiaen  Quatuor pour la Fin du Temps / Mate Bekavac / Henning Kraggerud / Laura van der Heijden / Alexei Grynyuk

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