Classical moves over at the NCH as trad grabs its place in the sun

29th July, 2018
Husband-and wife duo Zoe Conway and John McIntyre play the NCH on August 17

They say August is a wicked month. I’ve no idea why, as I haven’t read the book, but I can guarantee that’s not the case in this neck of the woods. This is the time of year when the national orchestras discard formality, roll up their sleeves and get down to grass roots, with sparkling concerts of widespread appeal.

I can honestly say that, while abroad during summers in...

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