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Classical Notes: The marvel of the Marble City

The Kilkenny Arts Festival has something for everyone

23rd July, 2017
The Irish Chamber Orchestra is in its second year of residency at the Kilkenny Arts Festival

Kilkenny is king of the castle when it comes to cultural feasts and it reaches its lavish best in mid-August with an arts festival that is stuffed solid with wonderful events of various kinds.

Originally, the Kilkenny Arts Festival had classical music as its foundation, but somewhere along the way, this enthusiasm receded somewhat until it was eventually overwhelmed by other things. However, in recent years, the music element has made a mighty comeback and...

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