12 October 2017
By Tom Collins
What: East Cork Early Music Festival
Where: Cork, Cobh, Kinsale
When: October 13th, 14th and 15th 2017
East Cork Early Music Festival 2017 will again bring the music of the Baroque Era to life in Cork City and County. An annual event since 2003, the three day festival sees the world’s leading Baroque Musicians performing in collaboration with Irish and Irish-based artists, offering everything from orchestral spectacles, singing and dancing, intimate chamber recitals, community concerts, pop-up events, workshops, and late night concerts.
The Festival opens with a FREE concert on Friday, October 13th at 1pm in the Aula Maxima in UCC, followed that evening with The Irish Baroque Orchestra with mezzo-soprano Sharon Carty and lutenist, Thomas Dunford in The Curtis Auditorium in CIT Cork School of Music.
A full list of these and other events taking place can be found at eastcorkearlymusic.ie. Tickets to all concerts are available in advance from Pro Musica, Oliver Plunkett St, Cork, online through the festival website, and at the door.