Classical Notes: Our oldest chamber festival gets a new name

After having its 50th anniversary celebrations laid waste by Covid-19, Great Music in Irish Houses is back wit a rebrand as the Dublin International Chamber Music Festival

6th June, 2021
Classical Notes: Our oldest chamber festival gets a new name
Elizabeth Hilliard appearing at Kilmainham Gaol. The soprano will perform as part of the Dublin International Chamber Music Festival. Picture: Mark Stedman

Ireland’s oldest chamber music festival has changed its name “to allow for a more diverse platform for performances”. Originally named Music in Great Irish Houses, it subtly transformed the emphasis nine years ago by calling itself Great Music in Irish Houses. Now it has made a not-so-subtle shift to become the Dublin International Chamber Music Festival, emphasising perhaps the fact that it is – and has been for half a century – the biggest music...

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