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David Syme Concerts

Ahabeg Waterfall Road, Castletownbere, Ireland
+353 27 71070
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Fabulous Sunday afternoon treat

Enjoyed every second of the intimate performance, such a treat to see such an amazing pianist in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ursula b
Delightful Music and Decadent Desserts

An afternoon in David and Suzanne’s West Cork home is a true feast for the senses. David is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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20-25 events per year. Performances by internationally-renowned concert pianist David Syme. Mainly classical music from 19th century Romantics. Lavish dessert buffet with white wine served at interval, included in admission price. 2 hours duration, selected Sundays at 3pm.
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Ahabeg Waterfall Road, Castletownbere, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed every second of the intimate performance, such a treat to see such an amazing pianist in such close proximity, the cakes were delicious too :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An afternoon in David and Suzanne’s West Cork home is a true feast for the senses. David is a virtuoso on the ivories. He interacts cordially with all guests, taking requests and involving everyone in the performance. It is a challenge to find a piece,...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Came across this concert by chance as we were staying at a cottage nearby in West Cork. We regularly attend symphonic performances in concert halls, but to hear the artistry in the intimacy of the performers living room is a very different experience. Every nuance...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

It is impossible to argue with any of the glowing opinions of previous reviewers, but I feel I should add a little warning - if you are an amateur (or not so amateur) pianist, prepare for mixed feelings afterwards. You will be excited and very...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

This concert was a rare delight, in an intimate home setting. Fabulous desserts, cheeses and drinks were offered in the interval, which we enjoyed on the patio outside with glorious views over the sea. David played a wide variety of music, largely classical but with...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Sunday afternoon delight is enjoying a wonderful concert by pianist David Syme and guest musicians and the delicious desserts made by his wife Suzanne. A privilege to hear beautiful music in David and Suzanne's living room with a view of Bantry Bay. Musicians and visitors...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

Although I had known about David Syme and his Sunday recitals on the Beara peninsula in West Cork for a while, it was only recently that I took my eldest son - who now will be studying music at UCC - to one of those...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Blew me away. David in seventh heaven with these amazing singers/guitar players. It certainly raised the roof up several octave. Look forward to their return. Athabeg didn't know what hit it. Suzanne deserts to die for n fly to heaven. BRING THEM BACK IMMEDiATELY IF...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

On Sunday 5th Sept., my husband and I had one of the most memorable and outstanding musical experiences of our lives. We are regular visitors to the Syme's home and also are big fans of the White Cross Guitar Group, a group of from 10-12...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

I came down here last Sunday at 3pm to hear a recital and was blown away. David Syme is one of the world's top pianists and it's amazing to hear him playing in his own home in a beautiful location just before Castletownbere on the...More

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