Thursday October 1, 2020

Classical Notes: Great music remains at the heart of a thriving festival

There is little doubt that the upcoming event has maintained its historic standard

22nd May, 2016
The acclaimed Carducci Quartet are one of the attractions of this years Great Music in Irish Houses festival

Style and elegance have been the hallmark of the Great Music in Irish Houses festival for 46 years. These are qualities that go with the territory, but, on their own, they are not enough to sustain a music festival for nearly half a century. For that, you need heart, soul and lots of love from brave and dedicated people down the years.

This festival was established way back in 1970, when Ireland’s great manors and mansions...

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