Classical Notes: A clarion call of hope from Great Music in Irish Houses

The festival failed to happen last year, but bounced back on New Year’s Eve with an evocative and moving performance of Messiaën

3rd January, 2021
Classical Notes: A clarion call of hope from Great Music in Irish Houses
Violinist Katherine Hunka is one of the brilliant players who will perform Quartet for the End of Time

One of the biggest losers last year on the festival scene – and there were many – had to be Great Music in Irish Houses, which was to have celebrated the 50th anniversary of its founding.

It had organised a superb schedule of concerts last June and had held on as long as it could through the various lockdowns to try and salvage the enormous effort its organisers had invested in a very special series....

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