Classical Notes

Dublin ‘bustin’ out all over’ with a spell of great music

It’s officially summer, and time to bask in the music of the various festivals coming up around the country, from chamber music to contemporary folk

South African cellist and singer Abel Selaocoe, who will perform at the Dublin International Chamber Music Festival. Picture: Christina Ebenezer

June is “bustin’ out all over’’ as they sang in Carousel all those years ago, when musicals ruled the roost. And, yes, the corn may be as high as the elephant’s eye was in Oklahoma, but when it comes to our own blessed land, the middle month of the year means many things and a spanking spell of good weather is definitely up there at the top. And with it, all the great music festivals ...