Friday February 28, 2020

Tread softly, for it’s festival time in Sligo

The programme includes the European premiere on July 27 of Sailing to Byzantium, a major staged work by the Turkish composer Onur Türkmen for the Irish Yurodny Ensemble

21st July, 2019
The Yurodny Ensemble will perform Sailing To Byzantium at the Tread Softly Arts Festival in Sligo this Saturday Pic: Frances Marshall

The Tread Softly Arts Festival in Sligo comes in the slipstream of the two major summer cultural events in Galway and Kilkenny, but who wouldn’t want to be in Sligo at the end of the month for this event?

This is particularly so in the artistic and literary arenas. No surprises there, but a big helping of Turkish delight is rather unexpected. This comes in the shape of the European premiere on July...

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