East Cork Early Music Festival

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East Cork Early Music Festival
Genre Early music
Dates 10-13 October 2013.
Location(s) East Cork, Ireland
Years active 2003-present
Founded 2003

East Cork Early Music Festival, formed in 2003 under the artistic direction of Sarah Cunningham, is an Irish arts festival that promotes the performance of music written before 1750 on period instruments. The festival takes place every Autumn (usually at the beginning of October), and features both concerts, and fringe events such as masterclasses, flashmobs, lectures, school concerts and workshops.

East Cork Early Music Festival has featured historic local landmarks such as St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Fota House, The Grainstore at Ballymaloe, St. John the Baptist Church, Midleton and Cloyne Cathedral, as well as the more recent Curtis Auditorium and Stack Theatre in the Cork School of Music.

A wide range of Irish and international performers have appeared at the festival, including:

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