la boheme
La Bohéme
May 13th to June 3rd
Nationwide tour

Opera Theatre Company

bangers and crash
Bangers and Crash Percussion
June, the month of percussion ensemble music. Three gigs:
11th: Kilaloe
18th: Listen at Arthurs
19th: Body and Soul

centre stage
Centre Stage
June 16th

Recital with Kate Ellis and Kelley Lonergan
Killruddery House

beats bells bridges
Beats, Bells and Bridges
June 25th and 26th

Three site-specific pieces composed by Tom Lane as part of Cork Midsummer Festival
Also featuring Brian O'Regan on the 26th

Some more exciting projects! Check them out here.

Alex Petcu concert image
Declan English    


Alex Petcu percussion
Mark Stedman                  

Petcu Colan’s Rising Star performance was memorable no less for the breadth of technique than for the comparable range of emotion, expression and mood.

Andrew Johnstone, Irish Times, - NCH Rising Star Recital

With overlapping rhythms, this drum solo becomes more and more frenetic as it progresses and has Crash's ambidextrous Alex Petcu no less frenzied.

Pat O'Kelly, Irish Independent, - Crash Ensemble, New Music Dublin festival, 2014

Petcu-Colan's musicianship on marimba and vibraphone was spellbinding.

Dick O'Riordan, Sunday Business Post, - Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year competition, 2013

Assured technique, mature musicianship, a varied programme and a communicative stage presence ensured that Alex Petcu-Colan charmed his audience.

Declan Townsend, Irish Examiner, - Crawford Summer Lunchtime Concert Series