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The inestimable American soprano is first among equals in the Dublin venue’s new International Concert Series calendar of events
Has any Irish musical institution suffered more from the implications of Covid-19 than the National Concert Hall? Possibly not. So what a relief and a joy it is to see newly-appointed chief Robert Read’s International Concert Series calendar with so many wonderful performers.
They include French pianist Pierre-Laurant Aimard (performing on World Piano Day next Tuesday), English cellist Guy Johnston with the Hallé Orchestra, the British-based Chineke Orchestra with pianist Jeneba Kanneh-Mason, the Estonian Philharmonic ...