Live on Valentia: Pre-Fest Concert No. 1

St. John the Baptist, Knightstown St. John the Baptist, Knightstown, Valentia Island

For a selection of our 2021 events, we will be specially recording three concerts for on line release in the gorgeous setting of St. John the Baptist, Knightstown. Join us as we record music for Chamber Music and Song from the Island, A Little Night Music, andExploding Stars, which will later be released on line, 13th

15.00€

Live on Valentia: Pre-Fest Concert No. 2

St. John the Baptist, Knightstown St. John the Baptist, Knightstown, Valentia Island

For a selection of our 2021 events, we will be specially recording three concerts for on line release in the gorgeous setting of St. John the Baptist, Knightstown. Join us as we record music for Chamber Music and Song from the Island, A Little Night Music, and Exploding Stars, which will later be released on line,

15.00€

Live on Valentia: Pre-Fest Concert No. 3

St. John the Baptist, Knightstown St. John the Baptist, Knightstown, Valentia Island

For a selection of our 2021 events, we will be specially recording three concerts for on line release in the gorgeous setting of St. John the Baptist, Knightstown. Join us as we record music for Chamber Music and Song from the Island, A Little Night Music, and Exploding Stars, which will later be released on line,

15.00€

Friends of the Festival Online Launch Reception

Online

We are excited to welcome Friends of the Festival to our 2021 Online Launch Reception, introducing them to the exciting events and opportunities we have lined up plus introductions to some of our Festival artists.   Invites will be sent to Friends of the Festival, with access details, in due course. 

Land, Sea, Sky: Digital Installation Launch

Online

Valentia Island is the perfect place for a unique chamber music festival, nestled in a rich and vibrant landscape. It is a spectacular location as one of Ireland’s most westerly points, steeped in history (ancient and recent) and it is fitting that our 2021 installation will place the island’s unique relationship with land, sea and

At home with Gülsin Onay

Online

We are thrilled to present to you a specially recorded and intimate solo piano recital by the revered Turkish pianist Gülsin Onay, featuring the music of Chopin, Clara Schumann and Robert Schumann. Programme Robert Schumann: ‘Abegg’ Variations, Op. 1 Frédéric Chopin: Ballade in A flat major, Op. 47, No. 3 Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne in E flat

Chamber Music and Song from the Island

Online

It is in our name! This concert, recorded on Valentia Island, features musicians from celebrated chamber ensembles including Fidelio Trio, Carducci Quartet and RTÉ Con Tempo String Quartet joined by soprano, Daire Halpin. The programme of music by Irish composers includes Charles Villiers Stanford’s youthful Piano Quartet from 1879, preceded by a performance of Jonathan

A Little Night-Music

Online

We are pleased to be joined by our 2021 Festival Artists for an evening of new music and world premieres from across Ireland and Great Britain, including World and Irish premieres from composers Raymond Deane, Seán Ó Dalaigh and Errollyn Wallen plus music by Lili Boulanger and Jonathan Nangle. The concert will feature pianist Mary Dullea, violinist

Family Concert: Meet the Strings

The Lighthouse Valentia Island Lighthouse, Cromwell Point, Valentia Island

Join Festival musicians for an intriguing array of music for strings and keyboard and vivid engagement with the music and the stories behind the music. Music to include ‘Revirado’ by Astor Piazzolla, Jascha Heifetz’s transcription of George Gershwin’s ‘It ain’t necessarily so’ from Porgy and Bess, 'Down by the Sally Gardens' arranged by Benjamin Britten, plus

Various

One Small Precise Poetic Spiralling Mixture: Festival Installation 2021

Valentia Island Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Knightstown

A popular feature of Chamber Music on Valentia, we are excited to host this specially created installation by acclaimed Irish composer, sound artist and our 2021 Featured Composer, Jonathan Nangle, called: One Small Precise Poetic Spiralling Mixture Jonathan Nangle is a composer whose work explores many diverse fields ranging from notated acoustic and electro-acoustic composition,

The Workshop: Introduction to composing with technology

Online

A specially created ‘Introduction to composing with technology’ workshop delivered by Jonathan Nangle (Lecturer in music technology and electro-acoustic composition at Royal Irish Academy of Music and our 2021 Festival Composer). Want to join us? This unique free workshop opportunity for aspiring composers and sonic art creators will take place on Zoom. Please email info@chambermusiconvalentia.com

Violin Solos and Duos

Atlantic Villa Gardens, Knightstown Atlantic Villa Gardens, Knightstown, Valentia Island

We welcome back Keith Pascoe to join Darragh Morgan for a tantalizing programme of solos and duos for the combination of two violins.   W. .A. Mozart: ‘Church’ Sonata, K.144  Ernest J. Moeran: Sonata for Two Violins  Bartok: Selection from 44 Duos for Two Violins  Luciano Berio: Duetti   Gavin Bryars: Second Intermezzo from Die

15.00€
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