Events and Festivals in Cork
Sounds from a Safe Harbour
September 17th – 20th 2015 – New Music Festival for Cork – Sounds from a Safe Harbour
Sounds from a Safe Harbour is a brand new festival of music, art and conversation that will bring a huge international creative cast to Cork this September 2015 to celebrate the port city’s place on the world’s stage in a unique setting. Sounds from a Safe Harbour has been in the making for two years, by Bryce Dessner of The National and Cork Opera House CEO, Mary Hickson.
In a unique and unified gesture, many of Cork city’s artistic spaces will participate in hosting the festival including Cork Opera House, The Everyman Palace Theatre, UCC, Port of Cork, Triskel Christchurch, Firkin Crane, Crawford Art Gallery, Wandesford Quay Gallery, Sternview Gallery and many more. There will also be an extensive music trail programmed throughout the city.
Highlights include ‘Wave Movements’ – a new composition by Bryce Dessner and Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire) – performed at Cork Opera House by the RTE National Symphony Orchestra and accompanied with film by the celebrated Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto. Choice Music Award Winner’s “The Gloaming” as well as a collaboration between Lisa Hannigan and Aaron Dessner.
Events at the Cork Opera House
Only a short walk from the Clarion Hotel, Cork Opera House in Cork city centre offers an all-year programme of concerts and events to suit all tastes.
Live At The Marquee
The Clarion Hotel Cork is the closest hotel to the Marquee Cork. With a full summer schedule of concerts, the Clarion Hotel Cork is ideally located close to the Marquee.
Katherine Jenkins and José Carreras
A match made In heaven on Saturday 20th June 2015
Presented by City of Cork Symphony Orchestra, Cork City is delighted to welcome back the beautiful voice of Katherine Jenkins, with the legendary José Carreras. These legendary voices are “A Match made in Heaven” that will make for a magical evening. Hosted in the newly refurbished Irish Independent (Musgrave) Park will make this the concert of Summer 2015 in Cork