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Bantry House, Bantry

Opening Concert
Mendelssohn-Hensel, String Quartet in E flat major (Quatuor Zaide)
Schumann, String quartet in A minor, Op.41 no.1 (Chiaroscuro Quartet)
Tarrodi, String quartet no. 3, "Light scattering" (Dahlkvistkvartetten)
Vasks, String Quartet no. 4 (Borusan Quartet)
Quatuor Zaide
Chiaroscuro Quartet
Dahlkvistkvartetten
Borusan Quartet, Quartet

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Coffee Concert
Mozart, String Quartet no. 19 in C major "Dissonance", K465
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 3 in D major, Op.18 no.3
Quatuor Zaide

St Brendan’s Hall, Cork

Town Concert
Mozart, String Quartet no. 17 in B flat major "Hunt", K458
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 2 in G major, Op.18 no.2
Dahlkvistkvartetten

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Crespo Series
Mozart, String Quartet no. 18 in A major, K464
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 4 in C minor, Op.18 no.4
Borusan Quartet, Quartet

Bantry House, Bantry

Main Evening Concert
Haydn, String Quartet no. 59 in G minor, "The Rider", Op.74 no.3, Hob III:74 (Quatuor Zaïde)
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 6 in A major, Op.30 no.1 (Mairéad Hickey, Izabella Simon)
Tarrodi, Sorrow and Joy (Jon Dahlkvist, Hanna Dahlkvist)
Shostakovich, Piano Trio no. 2 in E minor, Op.67 (Delta Piano Trio)
Quatuor Zaide
Delta Piano Trio
Mairéad Hickey, Violin
Izabella Simon, Piano
Hanna Dahlkvist, Cello
Jon Dahlkvist, Viola

Bantry House, Bantry

Late Great Show
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 29 in B flat major "Hammerklavier", Op.106
Dénes Várjon, Piano

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Coffee Concert
Leonarda, Ave suavis dilectio
Vizzana, Amo Christum
Caccini, Maria, dolce Maria
Caccini, Due luci ridenti
Strozzi, Hor ch'Apollo
Bembo, Beata sirena
Jacquet de la Guerre, Trio Sonata in D Major
Meda, Cari Musici
Cozzolani, Laudate dominum
Ensemble Dagda

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Crespo Series
Mozart, String Quartet in D minor, K421 (K417b)
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 5 in A major, Op.18 no.5
Chiaroscuro Quartet

Bantry House, Bantry

Main Evening Concert
Auerbach, Triptych "The Mirror with Three Faces" piano trio no. 2 (Delta Piano Trio)
Martinů, String Quartet no. 5, H 268 (Quatuor Zaïde)
Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 5 in D major "Ghost", Op.70 no.1 (V. Hagner, J. Moser, B. Douglas)
Delta Piano Trio
Quatuor Zaide
Viviane Hagner, Violin
Johannes Moser, Cello
Barry Douglas, Piano

Bantry House, Bantry

Late Great Show
Schubert, Piano Sonata no. 21 in B flat major, D.960
Finghin Collins, Piano

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Coffee Concert
Mozart, String Quartet in E flat major, K428 (K421b)
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 6 in B flat major, Op.18 no.6
Chiaroscuro Quartet

St Brendan’s Hall, Cork

Town Concert
Haydn, String Quartet no. 63 in B flat major "Sunrise," Op.76 no.4, Hob III:78
Composition Competition, New Work
Janáček, String Quartet no. 2, "Intimate Letters"
Doolan Quartet

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Crespo Series
Chopin, Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.65
Britten, Cello Sonata in C major, Op.65
Beethoven, Seven variations for cello and piano on "Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen", WoO 46
Johannes Moser, Cello
Dénes Várjon, Piano

Bantry House, Bantry

Main Evening Concert
Szervánszky, Wind Quintet no.1 (Azahar Ensemble)
Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 6 in E flat major, Op.70 no.2 (V. Hagner, J. Moser, B.)
Alkan, Sonate de concert in E major, Op.47 (E. Bertrand, P. Amoyel)
Ensemble Azahar
Viviane Hagner, Violin
Johannes Moser, Cello
Barry Douglas, Piano
Emmanuelle Bertrand, Cello
Pascal Amoyel, Piano

Bantry House, Bantry

Late Night
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 14 in C sharp minor, Op.131
Borusan Quartet, Quartet

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Coffee Concert
Rore, Da le belle contrade d’orienteIngegneri
Ingegneri, Io non hebbi giamai, Dolorosi martir
de Wert, Io mi vivea del mio languir contento
Marenzio, O Fortuna volubil e leggiera
Pallavicino, Cruda Amarilli
Monteverdi, Lamento d'Arianna
Rowarth, The Turn
The Fieri Consort

St Brendan’s Hall, Cork

Town Concert
Mendelssohn, String Quartet no. 6 in F minor, Op.80
Composition Competition, New Work
Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 8 in C minor "Malinconia", Op.110
Docklands Quartet

Bantry House, Bantry

Crespo Series
Farrenc, Piano Quintet no. 2 in E major, Op.31
Strohl, Grande sonate dramatique "Titus et Bérénice" for cello and piano (Emanuelle Bertrand, Pascal Amoye)
Mairéad Hickey, Violin
Ellen Nisbeth, Violin
Christopher Marwood, Cello
Malachy Robinson, Double Bass
Gloria Campaner, Piano
Emmanuelle Bertrand, Cello
Pascal Amoyel, Piano

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Main Evening Concert
Tabakova, Concerto for Violoncello and Strings (Laura van der Heijden)
Weinberg, Chamber Symphony no. 4, Op.153 (Mate Bekavac)
Shostakovich, 7 Romances on Poems by Blok for soprano, violin, cello and piano, Op.127 (C. Melzer, Delta Piano Trio)
Mate Bekavac, Clarinet
Laura van der Heijden, Cello
Festival Strings
David Brophy, Conductor
Caroline Melzer, Soprano
Delta Piano Trio

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Coffee Concert
Bach, Cello suite no. 1 in G major, BWV1007
Bach, Cello suite no. 4 in E flat major, BWV1010
Bach, Cello suite no. 5 in C minor, BWV1011
Emmanuelle Bertrand, Cello

St Brendan’s Hall, Cork

Town Concert
Byrd, The fair young virgin
Ferrabosco I, Vidi pianger madonna (I Saw My Lady Weeping)
Anon, Lo, here my heart in keeping
Palestrina, In every place I find my grief
Victoria, O Magnum Mysterium, motet
Lobo, Versa est in luctum
Victoria, Ave Maria
de Monte, Super flumina Babylonis
Byrd, Quomodo cantabimus?
The Fieri Consort

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Crespo Series
Bach, Viola da gamba sonata no. 1 in G major, BWV1027
Beethoven, Cello Sonata no. 2 in G minor, Op.5 no.2
Schnittke, Cello Sonata no. 1
Laura van der Heijden, Cello
Finghin Collins, Piano

Bantry House, Bantry

Main Evening Concert
Vasks, Plainscapes (Delta Piano Trio)
Erkin, 5 Pieces for Piano: Piano Quintet (Borusan Quartet, Finghin Collins)
Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 7 in B flat major 'Archduke', Op.97 (V. Hagner, J. Moser, B. Douglas)
Delta Piano Trio
Borusan Quartet, Quartet
Finghin Collins, Piano
Viviane Hagner, Violin
Johannes Moser, Cello
Barry Douglas, Piano

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Late Great Show
Duparc, Mélodies
Anna Devin, Soprano
Joseph Middleton, Piano

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Coffee Concert
Bach, Cello suite no. 2 in D minor, BWV1008
Bach, Cello suite no. 3 in C major, BWV1009
Bach, Cello suite no. 6 in D major, BWV1012
Emmanuelle Bertrand, Cello

St Brendan’s Hall, Cork

Town Concert
Kraggerud, Preghiera
Bartók, String Quartet no. 3, Sz. 85
Composition Competition, New Work
Ligeti, String quartet no. 1 "Metamorphoses nocturnes"
Echéa String Quartet

Bantry House, Bantry

Crespo Series
Brahms, Violin Sonata no. 2 in A major, Op.100
Grieg, Violin Sonata no. 3 in C minor, Op.45
Franck, Violin Sonata in A major
Henning Kraggerud, Violin
Dénes Várjon, Piano

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Main Evening Concert
Farrenc, Nonet, Op.38
Thilloy, Khojaly 613
Strauss R., Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs) (Caroline Melzer, J. Middleton)
Kerstin Dill, Violin
Ellen Nisbeth, Violin
Christopher Marwood, Cello
Malachy Robinson, Double Bass
Ensemble Azahar
Mate Bekavac, Clarinet
Mairéad Hickey, Violin
Dahlkvistkvartetten
Caroline Melzer, Soprano
Joseph Middleton, Piano

Bantry House, Bantry

Late Great Show
Tchaikovsky, Piano Trio in A minor, "In memory of a Great Artist" Op.50
Viviane Hagner, Violin
Johannes Moser, Cello
Barry Douglas, Piano

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Coffee Concert
Marini, Sonata sopra "La Monica"
Monteverdi, Tempro la cetra
Monteverdi, A quest’olmo
Monteverdi, Interrotte speranze, eterna fede, SV132
Monteverdi, O come sei gentile
Marini, Passacaglia, Op.22
Monteverdi, Quel augelin, che canta
Monteverdi, Chiome d'oro
Monteverdi, Al lume delle stelle
Castello, Sonata Concertate in Stil Moderno, Libro II: Sonata for two sopranos
Monteverdi, Tirsi e Clori
The Fieri Consort
Camerata Øresund

St Brendan’s Hall, Cork

Town Concert
Mendelssohn, String Quartet no. 2 in A minor, Op.13
Composition Competition, New Work
Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 7 in F sharp minor, Op.108
Ophelia Quartet

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Crespo Series
Ibert, Trois Pièces Brèves (Azahar Ensemble)
Poulenc, Sextet in C major, for piano and wind quintet, Op.100 (Azahar Ensemble, Gloria Campaner)
Fauré, Piano Quintet no. 1 in D minor, Op.89 (Quatuor Zaïde, Finghin Collins)
Gloria Campaner, Piano
Ensemble Azahar
Finghin Collins, Piano
Quatuor Zaide

Bantry House, Bantry

Main Evening Concert
O'Halloran, Dying is a Wild Night (Quatuor Zaïde)
Schumann, Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op.44 (Gloria Campaner, Borusan Quartet)
Golijov, The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind (Mate Bekavac, Dahlkvist Quartet)
Quatuor Zaide
Gloria Campaner, Piano
Borusan Quartet, Quartet
Mate Bekavac, Clarinet
Dahlkvistkvartetten

Bantry House, Bantry

Late Great Show
Mozart, Divertimento in E flat, K563
Henning Kraggerud, Violin
Ellen Nisbeth, Violin
Emmanuelle Bertrand, Cello

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Coffee Concert
Telemann, Orchestral Suite in G major "Burlesque de Quixotte", TWV 55:G10
Roman, Golovinmusiken
Lully, Le bourgeois gentilhomme, LWV43: Marche pour la cérémonie des Turcs
Rameau, Dardanus: Tambourins 1 and 2
Corelli, Trio Sonata in D major, Op.4 no.4
Rebel, Les Caractères de la Danse
Camerata Øresund

St Brendan’s Hall, Cork

Town Concert
Uccellini, Aria sopra la Bergamasca
Merula, Ciaccona
Turini, Sonata a tre Secondo tuono ‘Madrigali’
Corelli, Trio Sonata in D major, Op.3 no.2
Geminiani, Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.5 no.2
Geminiani, Trio Sonata in D minor, Op.1 no. 2
Handel, Trio Sonata in G minor, Op.2 no.6, HWV 391
Legrenzi, Trio Sonata "La Fugazza", Op. 8 no. 5
Westland Baroque

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Crespo Series
Satie, 3 mélodies (Caroline Melzer, J. Middleton)
Weinberg, Sonata no. 4 for violin and piano, Op.39 (Marc Danel, Alexi Grynyuk)
Berlioz, Les Nuits d'été, Op.7 (Caroline Melzer, J. Middleton)
Caroline Melzer, Soprano
Joseph Middleton, Piano
Marc Danel, Violin
Alexei Grynyuk, Piano

Bantry House, Bantry

Late Great Show
Franck, String Quartet in D major
Quatuor Zaide

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Coffe Concert
Handel, Il Delirio Amoroso, (Da quel giorno fatale) HWV 99
Handel, Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op.6 no.6, HWV 324
Handel, La Lucrezia, HWV 145: O numi eterni
Anna Devin, Soprano
Camerata Øresund

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Young Musicians Platform
Uccellini, Aria sopra la Bergamasca (Westland Baroque)
Haydn, String Quartet no. 27 in D major, Op.20 no.4, Hob III:34 (Echéa Quartet)
Mendelssohn, String Quartet no. 2 in A minor, Op.13 (Ophelia Quartet)
Mendelssohn, String Quartet no. 6 in F minor, Op.80 (Docklands Quartet)
Schubert, String Quartet no. 14 "Death and the Maiden" in D minor, D.810 (Doolan Quartet)
Westland Baroque
Echéa String Quartet
Ophelia Quartet
Docklands Quartet
Doolan Quartet

Bantry House, Bantry

Finale
Hindemith, Kleine Kammermusik, Op.24 no.2 (Azahar Ensemble)
Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody no. 9 in E flat major "Carnival in Pest", S 244/9 (Alexi Grynyuk)
Kraggerud, Equinox Suite (Henning Kraggerud, Dénes Várjon)
Say, Sonata for violin and piano, Op.7 (Mairéad Hickey, Alexi Grynyuk)
Britten, Lachrymae for viola and piano, Op.48a (Ellen Nisbeth, Izabella Simon)
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Ensemble Azahar
Alexei Grynyuk, Piano
Henning Kraggerud, Violin
Dénes Várjon, Piano
Mairéad Hickey, Violin
Ellen Nisbeth, Violin
Izabella Simon, Piano
Mate Bekavac, Clarinet
Laura van der Heijden, Cello