Thursday February 27, 2020

They’re Moore’s melodies, but not as we know them

The NCH concert on February 21 is titled Moore’s Melodies Re-Awakened and is curated by leading baritone Simon Morgan

18th February, 2018
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Baritone Simon Morgan has enlisted Lisa Lambe and Eddi Reader for a concert celebrating the works of Thomas Moore at the NCH

The name of Thomas Moore never fails to ignite my interest, so an upcoming NCH concert of his melodies with a modern makeover sent me in search of an enthralling biography published ten years ago.

The opening paragraphs alone of Ronan Kelly’s Bard of Erin are so intriguing that it is impossible to put the book down due to the author’s vividly exciting account of Moore’s return to his native shore after 35 years abroad...

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