Supporting musicians - building audiences

The National String Quartet Foundation supports and creates projects which bring live chamber music to audiences in Cork and throughout Ireland. Its primary focus is on the the string quartet and on those who wish to explore this demanding art form, with a particular emphasis on Ireland's young professional string players

Please see our Events page for details of upcoming concerts


Cork City and County string quartet series starts 13/14 January
The Vanbrugh with Micahel McHale - national tour
Ortus Chamber Music Festival, Cork
The Vanbrugh at UCC - series of piano quartets with Michael McHale continues
West Cork Chamber Music Festival Young Musicians’ Platform
Cork City Council Classics in the Park

The Foundation relies on donations from supporters. If chamber music has made a difference to your life, please consider making a donation. 


If you would like to contact us to discuss any aspect of the Foundation, please use the Contact link above.

The Foundation is profoundly grateful to its founding sponsors: