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Marble City Music Festival

17th - 19th May 2024

The Marble City Music Festival is the vision of Kilkenny native and world-renowned violinist, Patrick Rafter. After a completely sold-out 2023 Christmas edition, we have a stellar line-up of musicians for our 3 spectacular concerts in Kilkenny city from May 17th - 19th 2024.
For 2024, Patrick will be joined by one of Ireland's most renowned pianists, Michael McHale, Maldovan Pan-Flute player Iulian Pusca, former Celtic Women Soprano Megan Ruby Walsh, award-winning Irish Harpist, Claire O' Donnell, and critically-acclaimed Irish pianist, Billy O' Brien.

Friday 17th May 8PM
Cinema Classics
Patrick Rafter joins Moldovan PanFlute Player Iulian Pusca, Irish harpist Claire O Donnell and pianist Billy O'Brien for a magical concert of cinema classics featuring the greatest soundtracks and love themes of the 20th century! Themes from the Lord of the Rings, Out of Africa, the Godfather and many more!

Saturday 18th May 8PM
Violin and piano
Presented by RTE Lyric FM's Lorcan Murray. Patrick Rafter joins celebrated Irish pianist Michael McHale to perform an incredible program

including Cesar Franck and Chopin.

Sunday 19th May at 3PM
A Celebration of Disney
Former Celtic-woman soprano, Megan Ruby Walsh performs a magical Disney Classics with award winning harpist Claire O' Donnell, and the wonderful Irish pianist Billy O' Brien featuring themes from Frozen, the Little Mermaid, Pocahontas, Cinderella and the Prince of Egypt! A magical family event to witness these incredible musicians performing showstoppers.


All tickets available at www.marblecitymusicfestival.com or at 089 237 3596.


19 May 2024  3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


St Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny, Kilkenny