86th Summer Recital Season 2013
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 July 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 July 14th: Pascaline Flamme (Belgium). City Carillonneur of Tournai (Belgium).
Sunday July 21st: John Ridgeway-Wood (England). Principal Carillonneur of the new Carillon of York Minster (England).
Sunday August 4th: Anne Kroeze (The Netherlands). Prize-winning Carillonneur of Emmeloord (The Netherlands).
Sunday August 25th: Special Recital to mark National Heritage Week.
Sunday September 15th: Treasa Edmonds (Ireland).
"With thunderous greeting in heavens o'er meeting
The bells of St Colman's are calling me home."
- Bryan MacMahon (1909-1998)
In 2013 we extend a warm welcome to family and friends visiting St Colman's Cathedral in this year of The Gathering.
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, Cork County Council and the Cobh Town 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.