The best of Europe’s Classical musicians will be showcasing their talents yet again this summer in Bantry at the West Cork Chamber Music Festival, which this year takes place between the 28th June - 6th July 2013.
Earning a reputation as one of the biggest classical music events in Ireland each year, this year’s festival shall see over a hundred musicians playing over one hundred works from more than fifty composers during the festival.
Offering music that originates from Romania and Poland, Spain, Italy, Hungary, Estonia and Britain as well as music from the United States, Australia, Turkey and Russia; the festival will be a truly global classical music event and will comprise of a number of intimate concerts that will take place in venues around the picturesque waterfront town of Bantry.
With a packed programme of events planned and many top names from the world of music on the bill, there will be performances by three of Europe’s finest violinists; Britain’s Nicola Benedetti, the Ukrainian-born Israeli violinist Vadim Gluzman and the Finnish performer Pekka Kuusisto. There shall also be music by Romanian composer Georg Enescu, as well as music from festival favourites Quatuor Danel from Belgium and Spain’s Cuarteto Casals and new comers the Kelemen Quartet from Hungary and the Jupiter Quartet from the United States.
One of the must do things to do in West Cork, this wonderful music concert in Bantry is just a 20 minutes drive from our hotel in West Cork, making us the ideal location for your stay in the area to enjoy the West Cork Chamber Music Festival and explore the picturesque region.