Thursday May 28, 2020

A witch hunter’s lyrics are back from the dead

17th February, 2019
Anakronos, from left: Deirdre O’Leary, Caitríona O’Leary, Francesco Turrisi and Nick RothTara Slye

I hadn’t a clue what the Red Book of Ossory was all about until I was contacted last week about the launching of a new music group named Anakronos at the National Concert Hall on February 20.

The group, which fuses early music and jazz, has devoted itself to creating compelling performances of ancient music from a modern perspective and providing “innovative interplay” between music past and present. Very interesting stuff indeed, particularly for...

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