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Latest programme announcements for 2019 - The Cork Proms & Corcadorca!

Latest programme announcements for 2019 - The Cork Proms & Corcadorca!

Cork Midsummer Festival is delighted to bring you the latest early announcements from our 2019 programme - Cork Opera House presents three gorgeous nights of music with The Cork Proms from June 21 - 23, and Corcadorca Theatre Company presents The Small Things by Enda Walsh at the Old Waterworks, Lee Road, from June 17 - 29 (previews June 14 & 15). Tickets for The Cork Proms and The Small Things are on sale now - and you can find out more below!


Cork Opera House and Price Waterhouse Cooper present The Cork Proms, in association with Cork Midsummer Festival



This summer, Cork Opera House and Price Waterhouse Cooper present the inaugural The Cork Proms as part of Cork Midsummer Festival 2019. The Cork Proms will comprise of three successive concerts featuring the celebrated Cork Opera House Concert Orchestra (COHCO) and a host of special local, national and international guests. The Cork Proms is a celebration of music, of Summer, and of Cork. Curated by Director Wayne Jordan (The Wizard of Oz, ProdiJIG: The Revolution) and renowned conductor, John O Brien and produced by Cork Opera House, The Cork Proms are a celebration of music in Cork, for the people of Cork. 

MIDSUMMER, on Friday 21 June, will be an evening of orchestral magnificence, conducted by John O Brien. The orchestra will perform music by Mendelssohn, Mozart and Vivaldi, drawing from the theme of Midsummer and will explore how nature inspired these composers to write some of the most beautiful orchestral works. 

BROADWAY on Saturday 22 June will take us on a journey of America's best loved musicals. Guests vocalists, many of whom have performed on the Opera House stage as part of our summer shows will join the orchestra to perform hits from the masters of Musicals including Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim and more. Cork Opera House will welcome multi award winning composer and conductor Cathal Synnott (Riverdance, Threepenny Opera) to conduct.

DIVA will feature a homage to the worlds of pop, rock and soul music with performances by Cork singing royalty Majella Cullagh, Kim Sheehan, Laoise Leahy, Karen Underwood and more. Audiences can expect a night of musical fireworks, as the series closes with an electrifying take on classics from David Bowie and Queen to Leonard Cohen.

Tickets for The Cork Proms, priced at €32*, are on sale now - click here to book!


Corcadorca Theatre Company presents The Small Things by Enda Walsh



Award-winning site specific theatre company Corcadorca return to Cork Midsummer Festival with The Small Things by Enda Walsh, to be performed at the Old Waterworks, Lee Road, and starring Peter Gowen and Pauline McLynn.

Running from 17 to 29 June (excluding Sundays), with previews 14 and 15 June, The Small Things will be directed by Pat Kiernan, reuniting with Set and Lighting Designer Paul Keogan and Composer and Sound Designer Mel Mercier.

Tickets are priced from €20 - €30*, and are on sale now - book today by clicking here!

Not suitable for under 16s. Please note this show is outdoors.

*Booking fee may also apply.