Friday February 28, 2020

The native tongue follows the lieder

Classical Notes with Dick O'Riordan

10th November, 2019
Dáirine Ní Mheadhra has commissioned a new volume of Irish-language art songs

You could say it’s a case of “follow the lieder” for artistic director Dairine Ní Mheadhra whose project aimed at making Irish art songs available to a worldwide audience has just been launched.

Cork-born cellist and conductor Ní Mheadhra performed with the RTENSO before going to Canada in 1993 and pursuing a career in groundbreaking productions. These included the first opera about Canadian slavery and also The Midnight Court, based...

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