Exciting Concerts for the Festive Season

Exciting Concerts for the Festive Season

Published on: Sunday, 14 December 2014


Events take place at the CIT Cork School of Music unless stated otherwise.

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Madrigal 75 Vocal Ensemble

In Dulci Jubilo

Thursday, 18th December, 2014 @ 8pm

Also featuring
Barry Douglas  piano
Alex Petcu-Colan percussion
Chiral Quartet


Admission €10 - €22 available from Pro Musica and at the door

Clarinet Recital

Curtis Auditorium @ 1pm
Tuesday 16th December, 2014

Martin Fischer - clarinet
Frances Kelleher - piano

Admission is free

Christmas Bash 2014

Stack Theatre @ 1pm
Sunday 14th December, 2014

Featuring the Senior and Junior Percussion Ensembles and very special guests Voiceworks Youth Choir.

Admission is free

Vocal Showcase
CSM Opera Platform Ensemble

Curtis Auditorium @ 8pm
Saturday, 13th December 2014

Classical Solos & Ensembles
Jazz & Popular Solos
Barbershop Quartet

Tickets €5 at the door and online at events.cit.ie

Return of the Pink Panther

Curtis Auditorium @ 1.10pm
Saturday, 13th December 2014

CSM Jazz Big Band
Director John O'Connor

Tickets €5 at the door and online at events.cit.ie

Frankfield Gospel Choir

Donations at the door for the benefit of The Hope Foundation and Cork Penny

Venue: Rory Gallagher Theatre
CIT Bishopstown Camopus

Friday, 12th December 2014 @ 7.30 pm

Admission is free, however, donations are very welcome.

For further information visit the Frankfield Gospel Choir Facebook Page

or contact the CIT Arts Office, Bishopstown Campus
E: artsoffice@cit.ie      T: 021 433 5344

Masters Recital Series
Taylor... The Latte Boy

Stack Auditorium @ 5.30pm
Friday, 12th December 2014

Claire Heffernan - piano
Kenneth Speight - Guest vocalist

Admission is free

Masters Recital Series
6 Tunes

Recording Studio @ 1.10pm
Friday, 12th December, 2014

Eoin Walsh - bass
Fionn O Ceallachain - drums
Cormac McCarthy - piano
Ken Marshall - saxophone
Laoise O'Hanlon - vocals

Admission is Free

Choral Christmas Concert

Curtis Auditorium
Thursday, 11th December, 2014 @ 7.30pm

Songs (Op.39) by Mendelssohn (with James Taylor organ) and other season favourites.

CSM Junior Choir, Senior Choir, Youth Choir, and Cappella Lyrica

Admission €5 (individual/family)
available only at events.cit.ie


Directions to the National Maritime College of Ireland

Thursday 11th December, 2014 @ 12.15pm
Admission is €2 in aid of Marymount and begins at 12.15pm.

Guitar Plus, a 12 member guitar orchestra drawn from senior students of the CIT Cork School of Music conducted by Jerry Creedon,will pay their annual visit to the National Maritime College of Ireland, Ringaskiddy on Thursday, 11th December .

The National Maritime College of Ireland are hosting the lunchtime concert in this wonderful building with Guitar Plus.

The programme is a real feast of great music including a medley of Christmas tunes arranged in a jazz style and pieces by Sanz and Kindle. Special guests are guitarist David Keating and CIT Cork School of Music OPERA PLATFORM directed by Mary MacSweeney, performing scenes from Mozart’s opera Cossi Fan Tutte whose theme could be summed up as “Will the Girlfriends be faithful while the Sailors are at Sea?”  

They will then be joined by Guitar Plus for a special performance of ‘O Holy Night’ and ‘Silent Night’.

Admission is €2 in aid of Marymount and begins at 12.15pm.

Master Recital Series

Anne Cullen  Piano
Mary Hegarty  Soprano

Curtis Auditorium
Thursday, 11th December, 2014 @ 1.10pm

A lunchtime recital including
'Now sleeps the crimson petal' Quilter
'Over the Piano' Bolcom
'Ariettes Oubliees' Debussy

Barry Douglas - Artist in Residence
Solo Piano Recital

Curtis Auditorium @ 1.10pm
Tuesday 9th December, 2014

Piano Pieces Op. 76 (1,2 and 6) Brahms
Variations on a theme by Schuman
Sonata no. 1 in C Op. 1
Variations on a theme by Paganini Book 1

Admission is free

Year 1 students

Curtis Auditorium @ 7.30pm
Monday, 8th December 2014

Admission is free

Mass No 2 in G Major, D.167

Oratorio de Noel, Op.12


Sunday, 7th December 2014 @ 5.30pm

Fleischmann Choir and the CSM Symphony Orchestra
Mary Hegarty Soprano
Breiffni Horgan  Tenor
Eoghan Desmond  Bass
Laure Gierscg  Leader
Conor Palliser  Conductor

Admission:  €15 (€12 concessions)
Under 18s free admission

Tickets available from: Opus 2 and Pro Musica, CIT CSM Public Office, and from members of the Fleischmann Choir

Masters Recital Series


Curtis Auditorium
Thursday, 4th December, 2014 @ 1.10pm

Signature Solo Cello Works by
Gregor Piatigorsky
Gaspar Cassado
Pablo Casais
Peter Sculthorpe
IIse de Ziah

Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Curtis Auditorium
Thursday, 3rd December, 2014 @ 8pm

Conductor John O'Connor
Fifty of the best wind and percussion players of the CSM newly evolved CSM Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs a terrific programme of orchestral transcriptions - Brahms Academic Festival Overture, Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Ballet Suite, Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine, Grieg Heroic March, and Ketelby in a Persian Market.

All welcome and admission is free.


Master Recital Series

Louise Sheehan  Flute
Michael Young  Piano

Curtis Auditorium
Tuesday 2nd December, 2014 @ 1.10pm


Admission is free

BMUS Students
Year 1
Christmas Lunchtime Concert

Curtis Auditorium @ 1.10pm
Monday, 1st December, 2014

Admission is free


Rock and Blues Showcase Gig

Students from Year 2 BA in Popular Music

Stack Theatre
Thursday 27th November @ 5pm


Three Spanish Classical Guitarists
Lunchtime Recital

Doolan Room
Monday, 24th November @ 12.30pm.

Remedios Carratero, Professor of Guitar in the Alcalá de Henares Conservatory, Madrid will be joined by two of her most distinguished pupils, Irene Lopez de Henares and Ana Aisling O’Sullivan Ortega for a concert of Spanish Classical Guitar Favourites.

Admission is free and all are most welcome.


Curtis Auditorium
Friday 14th November @ 8pm

MC Katherina Devereux

John O'Duffy, Siobhan O'Donnell, Aonghus Joyce, Louise Sullivan, Lorna Moore, Denise Crowley, Mary Walsh, Brian Hughes, Bryan Rafferty, Robert Kennedy, Conor Palliser, and Trad Group.

Admission €15 (Concessions €10) at door


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