Sunday May 31, 2020

Classical Notes: New Ross keeps the faith in piano festival as it reaches its 11th year

All events, as usual, take place in St Mary’s Church, from September 22 to 25

11th September, 2016
Finghin Collins, artistic director of the New Ross Piano Festival, with Hugo Fernández from Spain; Isabel Rossiter; Chloe St Ledger; Sofia Rossiter, all from New Ross; and Valeria Fernández from Spain Picture: Mary Browne

It is hard to believe that New Ross Piano Festival is now on the cusp of its 11th year. There were those who believed the event would not make it past year three, but the passionate piano people of the Barrowside town, who discuss virtuosos as if they were close friends or the family, have never retreated an inch in quality or talent from the principles that were enunciated in Dublin Castle at the festival’s...

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