Classical Notes: It’s only Words as Drogheda brings Haydn’s work to life

The composer’s religious work Seven Last Words will be performed at St Peter’s Church of Ireland on Good Friday

21st March, 2021
Classical Notes: It’s only Words as Drogheda brings Haydn’s work to life
The ConTempo Quartet will perform Haydn’s Seven Last Words to be streamed online. Photo: Mark Stedman

Among the big losers during the pandemic have been our wonderful choirs, chamber musicians and religious music generally. They get far less attention than they merit at the best of times, but at Easter their scarcity will be particularly noticeable.

Yet you can only admire the efforts of Drogheda Classical Music, which has organised an online performance of one of the greatest and most beloved of religious compositions in the ambience of the historic St...

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