Established in 2016, the Ortús Chamber Music Festival brings together top Irish and international musicians to perform around Cork City and County. The festival also includes educational and outreach projects in schools and public spaces across the community. Co-founded by Artistic Directors Mairéad Hickey and Sinéad O’Halloran, Ortús seeks to highlight the musical ability and innovation of young Irish musicians and composers while bridging connections with musicians around the world.

Our Team

Mairéad Hickey and Sinéad O’Halloran – Artistic Directors
Adrian Petcu – Artistic Advisor
Karen O’Halloran – Fundraising Co-ordinator
Clare Hatcher – Administration
Eventi Management – Digital Marketing
Kearney Melia Barker Communications (info@kearneymelia.com) – Media Relations
Carol Daly (Cork ETB School of Music) – Educational Work Partner