Ortús Chamber Music Festival | 25 – 27 February 2022

The Ortús Chamber Music Festival will take place from 25 – 27 February this year in and around Cork City.

Ortús Artistic Directors Sinéad O'Halloran & Mairéad Hickey standing with their instruments in cases looking at eachother.
Ortús Artistic Directors Sinéad O’Halloran & Mairéad Hickey. Photo by Julie Daunt.

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.

Concerts for this year’s festival will take place in St Peter’s Church in Cork City and also in Minane Bridge and Midleton. You can view the full list of concerts here.

The Artistic Directors Mairéad Hickey and Sinéad O’Halloran have assembled a host of internationally acclaimed Irish and international musicians including Fiachra Garvey (piano) and Siún Milne (violin), Japanese violinist Fumika Mohri, cellists Brandon Cho (USA) & Alexander Kovalev (Russia) and violinists Sindy Mohamed (France) and Sara Ferrández (Spain).

Tickets for the concerts will go on sale online from Monday, 24 January 2022 on ortusfestival.ie and in Pro Musica, Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork.

For further information on Ortús Chamber Music Festival, please see ortusfestival.ie.