Sunday July 5, 2020

Classical Notes: Music for all tastes as Dublin goes eclectic

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2nd April, 2017
Crash Ensemble will perform at this year’s MusicTown festival in Dublin

The great Johannes Brahms, guardian of the romantic and classical traditions was once asked what sort of music was preferable. He provided a most unexpected answer: “The world is full of music, just reach out and take what you want.’’

And that is basically the underlying theme for Dublin’s third MusicTown festival, which runs from April 7 to 17 and is a veritable musical cornucopia of the weird and wonderful, trivial and...

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