Beethoven Quest: The Complete String Quartets The Heath Quartet (UK)
St. John’s Priory
One of Europe's most exciting young quartets takes up residence in St John’s to perform a full cycle of Beethoven’s extraordinary string quartets in ten captivating lunchtime concerts.
Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare's Globe (UK)
Castle Yard at Kilkenny Design
One of the world’s great theatre companies returns to the Castle Yard with this masterpiece of comic timing and dramatic suspense featuring literature’s wittiest bickering couple.
Butler Gallery: Marilyn Lerner (USA) Circle In The Square
The Butler Gallery hosts Ireland’s first exhibition of the work of this extraordinary New York-based abstract painter.
Hugo Hamilton, Liz Nugent & Donal Ryan (Ireland)
The Watergate Theatre
Three acclaimed Irish novelists gather in the Watergate to present some of the most talked-about novels published this year.
Beethoven Quest: The Irish Songbook Alison Browner, Eamonn Mulhall, Aoife O'Sullivan, David Howes & The Fidelio Trio (Ireland)
The Long Gallery
A unique opportunity to hear Beethoven’s settings of traditional Irish airs in the stunning surroundings of the Castle's Long Gallery, featuring an exceptional line-up of singers together with the Fidelio Trio (with guest cellist Emma-Jane Murphy).
Outside In (Max Streicher) Canada
St. Mary’s Hall
A unique opportunity to explore the stripped-back interior of St Mary’s Hall, filled with shimmering cloud forms created by acclaimed Canadian artist Max Streicher.
Resonance Róisín de Buitléar & Karen Donnellan (Ireland)
National Craft Gallery
Resonance brings together two artists whose innovative work explores the sonic qualities of glass.
Pentalum Architects of Air (UK)
Kilkenny Castle Park
Architects of Air return to Castle Park with another extraordinary ‘luminarium’ filled with magical spaces for all ages to explore.