Cork musicians, Mairéad Hickey (violin) and Sinéad O’Halloran (cello) are delighted to invite you to join them in celebrating the second Ortús Chamber Music Festival from 3rd-5th March 2017 in Midleton, Cork City and Cobh. Joining them in the second Ortús Festival will be Phoebe White (violin), Ruth Gibson (viola), Brian O’Kane (cello), Gary Beecher (piano) and Kelley Lonergan (soprano).

The concerts will be:

  • 3rd March 8pm St John the Baptist Church, Midleton Works by Mozart, Massenet, Chausson, Saint-Saens and Beethoven.
  • 4th March 8pm Aula Maxima, UCC, Cork Music by Kodaly, Piazzolla, Adams and Schumann
  • 5th March 3pm Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh Works by Shostakovich, Finegan, Respighi and Schubert

Tickets are now available online here

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A special feature of this year’s Festival will be the performance of works by two of Ireland’s most imaginative young composers, Sebastian Adams and Sinéad Finegan. If you would like to become a Friend and be part of this celebration of young Irish talent, please click on this link to our website.

The Ortús Chamber Music Festival is a registered charity. For any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you to our Festival. Sinéad O’Halloran and Mairéad Hickey