Sunday March 29, 2020

Classical Notes: Knock to see a vision of huge choral concerts

Happy occasion will be marked by a powerful choral spectacle

17th April, 2016
Anne Marie Gibbons will perform at the Basilica at Knock in Co Mayo on May 14 Picture: Keith Heneghan

Decent coalitions may be hard to find these days, but the embracing of the sacred and the secular at the Basilica at Knock, Co Mayo, next month represents a positive move in the right direction (as they say in the top political circles, going forward).

Saturday, May 14, will see the relaunch of the basilica following a multimillion-euro makeover that has been described variously as “magnificent”, “state of the art” and even “luxurious” by those...

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