Westport festival thrives on change

The Festival of Chamber Music originated in 2013 with Ireland’s foremost piano/violin duo, Hugh Tinney and Catherine Leonard, and its success has expanded in parallel with an ongoing annual ambition

2nd September, 2018
Natalie Clein will perform at the Festival of Chamber Music Pic: Neda Navaee

There’s a lot more to the Wild Atlantic Way than huge waves and spectacular scenery, you know. If you follow the trail from west Cork to Donegal you will discover that some of the most delightful classical music festivals take place in towns along the way.

Towns such as Westport, a weekend treat if ever there was one, which holds its engaging Festival of Chamber Music in an early autumn slot every year...

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