RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet


Resident string quartet to Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland's national broadcasting service, and collectively artists in residence to University College Cork.

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West Cork Chamber Music Festival

Music festival, established in 1995, in the town of Bantry in West Cork, Ireland.

Westland Baroque Ensemble at West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2018
Bantry House has been a central venue for the West Cork Chamber Music Festival

The festival's performers have included the RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet, Barry Douglas, Nicola Benedetti, Tanja Becker-Bender and Natalie Clein.


National broadcaster of Ireland headquartered in Donnybrook, Dublin.

RTÉ links mast at Donnybrook campus
Clock at RTÉ buildings, Cork
An RTÉ satellite van
The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Boxed variant of the current logo

RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet

Hugh Tinney

Irish pianist.

Crest based on Duchy of Mantua coat of arms

Throughout his career Tinney has cultivated chamber music, collaborating with the Borodin, Tokyo, Vanbrugh and Vogler String Quartets, as well as musicians such as Finghin Collins, John O'Conor, John Finucane, Carol McGonnell, Bernadette Greevy, Steven Isserlis and Catherine Leonard.

Cork (city)

Second largest city in Ireland and third largest in the island of Ireland located in the south-west of Ireland, in the province of Munster.

Map of 16th-century Cork
Patrick Street c.1890–1900
Workers clearing rubble on St Patrick's street following the Burning of Cork.
The Lewis Glucksman Gallery at UCC
Crawford Art Gallery
The English Market
RTÉ's Cork studios
St. Anne's Shandon
Cork County Hall
The courthouse in Washington Street
Cork City Hall
Patrick's Street, Cork's main shopping street
Murphys Stout, 1919 advert for the Cork brewery
Cork Airport
The main bus terminal at Parnell Place
St. Patrick's Bridge
Cork city in the evening
Glanmire Road Station (now called Kent Station) c. the 1890s
The Quad at University College Cork
Spectators watch Cork take on Kerry at the Páirc Uí Chaoimh in the city (since redeveloped)
Mardyke, the home of Cork County Cricket Club

Cork is home to the RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet, and popular rock musicians and bands including John Spillane, Rory Gallagher, Five Go Down to the Sea?, Microdisney, The Frank and Walters, Sultans of Ping, Simple Kid, Fred and Mick Flannery.

Earagail Arts Festival

Annual festival which takes place in County Donegal, Ireland, every June or July.

Earagail Arts Festival logo
The festival is named after the Errigal mountain.

The line-up for the 2007 festival included The Skatalites, Patrick Street, Seth Lakeman, Declan O'Rourke and the RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet.

Niall Vallely

Irish musician, born 1970 in Armagh, Northern Ireland.

The Uragh Stone Circle, a Neolithic stone circle in Tuosist, close to Gleninchaquin Park, County Kerry

Recent commissions have included pieces for cellist Kate Ellis, Zoë Conway, and the Vanbrugh String Quartet.

Joseph Petric

Canadian concert accordionist, historian, author, and pedagogue.

Joseph Petric (2022)
Giovanni Gagliardi (1908)

RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet, 1994–2000 (Ireland)

List of string quartet ensembles

List of recognized string quartets , current or past, in alphabetical order.

The Fitzwilliam Quartet

RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet