History & Harmony Concert Series – The King of Instruments

Friday 20th October, 20.00 – 21.00, Goldie Chapel


Rising young organist Matthew Breen explores favourite baroque repertoire for the king of instruments on the Goldie Chapel’s beautiful pipe organ.

Recently appointed Assistant Director of Music at St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Matthew is a graduate of The Royal Irish Academy of Music and Trinity College Dublin, where he studied organ with David Adams, attaining First-Class Honours. During this time he was a regular prize-winner at competitions including ‘Feis Ceoil’ and the Northern Ireland International Organ Competition.

Tickets €10 can be purchased here: https://checkout.tito.io/east-cork-early-music-festival/king-of-instruments-2023


History & Harmony is a concert series at Nano Nagle Place, created in partnership with historical music specialists East Cork Early Music, which will bring the 18th Century to life in music over 4 nights.

Nano Nagle Place will host late night guided tours of their award winning museum before each concert, connecting the history of this 250 year old site to the musical performance: Tickets for our guided tours available here: https://maximcloud.co.uk/nanonagle/tickets/#tickets

The project will illustrate the possibilities for the public of active participation in history through culture, speaking to the of Nano Nagle Place’s work in bringing 18th Century Cork to life. Showcasing Ireland finest emerging and established historical performance specialists, the concerts will be an immersive and engaging alcohol-free experience for the public, recreating the music of the 18th Century surrounded by historic building and artefacts.

Kindly funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport & Media.


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