Classical Notes

Classical Notes: Handelfest throws light on ‘Ireland’s Black Syren’

HandelFest, now in its fourth year of partnership with the Office of Public Works, has done an admirable job in throwing light on the music history and social life of the city through the name of just one man – George Frideric Handel.

The real attention grabber is a focus on the black Irish soprano Rachel Baptist, who continues the Irish Baroque Orchestra’s exploration of Ireland’s musical heritage