Concerts

Ortús Chamber Music Festival

26th February to 5th March 2023

Sunday 26th February 3pm – St Brendan’s Church, Bantry

W. A. Mozart String Quartet No. 16 in E flat major, K.428

Leoš Janáček String Quartet No. 2 ‘Intimate Letters’

Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, op. 59 no. 2 ‘Razumovsky’

Marmen Quartet: Johannes Marmen (violin), Laia Valentin Braun (violin), Bryony Gibson-Cornish (viola), Sinéad O’Halloran (cello)

Thursday 2nd March 7pm Pop-Up – Blackrock Castle

Ludwig van Beethoven “Moonlight Sonata” 1st movement arranged for String Sextet 

Johannes Marmen & Eoin Ducrot (violin), Bryony Gibson-Cornish & Fiachra De hOra (viola), Peggy Nolan & Sinéad O’Halloran (cello)

Paul Colletti “Moonlight Journey” for 2 violas

Bryony Gibson-Cornish, Fiachra De hOra (viola)

György Ligeti String Quartet No. 1, Métamorphoses nocturnes

Marmen Quartet

Friday 3rd March 8pm – UCC Aula Maxima

Joseph Haydn String Quartet in C major Op 50 No 2

Marmen Quartet 

Paul Colletti “Moonlight Journey” for 2 violas

Bryony Gibson-Cornish, Fiachra De hOra (viola)

Johannes Brahms String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat Major, Op. 18

Johannes Marmen & Laia Valentin Braun (violin), Bryony Gibson-Cornish & Fiachra De hOra (viola), Sinéad O’Halloran & Peggy Nolan (cello)

Saturday 4th March 2pm – Ballycotton Sea Church

Robert Schumann “Märchenbilder” Op. 113

Jâms Coleman (Piano), Fiachra De hOra (viola)

Ailbhe McDonagh “Skellig”

Peggy Nolan (cello)

Rebecca Clarke “Dumka” duo concertante for violin, viola and piano

Jâms Coleman (piano), Johannes Marmén (violin), Bryony Gibson-Cornish (viola)

Gabriel Fauré Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15

Jâms Coleman (piano), Eoin Ducrot (violin), Fiachra De hOra (viola), Peggy Nolan (cello)   

Saturday 4th March 7.30pm – My Place Midleton

Maurice Ravel “Duo” Sonata for Violin and Cello M. 73

Eoin Ducrot (violin), Sinéad O’Halloran (cello)

Garth Knox “Quartet for One”

Fiachra De hOra (viola)

Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No.14, Op.131

Marmen Quartet

Sunday 5th March 11am – St Peter’s Cork, North Main Street, Cork City

A Selection of Bach Chorales arranged for String Quartet

Marmen Quartet

J.S. Bach Partita in D minor for solo violin (BWV 1004)

Eoin Ducrot (violin)

Sunday 5th March 3pm – MTU Curtis Auditorium Cork School of Music

W. A. Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor, K.478

Jâms Coleman (piano), Eoin Ducrot (violin), Fiachra De hOra (viola), Peggy Nolan (cello)   

Salina Fisher “Heal”

Marmen Quartet 

César Franck Piano Quintet in F minor

Jâms Coleman (piano), Johannes Marmén & Laia Valentin Braun (violin), Bryony Gibson-Cornish (viola), Sinéad O’Halloran (cello)

Tickets will be available from early January 2023. If you would like to reserve a festival pass in advance, please email us at ortusfestival@gmail.com