88th Summer Recital Season 2015
Free hour-long recitals will take place on Sundays at 4.30 p.m. from May to September and are usually given by Adrian Gebruers KSG, Cathedral Carillonneur.
As always, there will also be a number of guest recitals presented by leading international carillonneurs, as follows:-
Sunday June 7th: Treasa Edmonds (Ireland). UCC graduate, first recipient of the Staf Gebruers Memorial Award, currently pursuing further studies at the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen (Belgium).
Sunday August 9th: Rien Donkersloot (The Netherlands). City Carillonneur of Haarlem and Goes and Municipal Carillonneur of Ridderkerk.
Sunday August 23rd: Joey Brink (U.S.A.). Winner of the prestigious Queen Fabiola International Carillon Competition which took place last summer in Mechelen (Belgium).
Sunday August 30th: Philippe Beullens (Belgium). Associate City and University Carillonneur of Leuven.
Sunday September 20th: Treasa Edmonds (Ireland).
The recitals on Sundays August 23rd and 30th will mark National Heritage Week.
Full programme details available at the Cathedral at time of recitals. A closed-circuit system is in operation showing the carillonneur playing the instrument. This can be viewed inside the Cathedral at the base of the tower - turn right as you enter through the main door.
Grant aided by the Arts Council and Cork County Council.
Log on to:-
The Cobh Carillon website at: http://homepage.eircom.net/~adriangebruers
The World Carillon Federation website at: http://www.carillon.org
Guided tours of the Cathedral take place on Sunday afternoons and at other times by arrangement. Please call 021-4813222 during office hours for details.