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Opera hits new high notes for 2022- Free open-air recitals and programmes for schools

Opera hits new high notes for 2022- Free open-air recitals and programmes for schools

Opera hits new high notes for 2022- Free open-air recitals and programmes for schools

Blackwater Valley Opera Festival – Ireland’s Summer Opera Festival – returns for 2022 with Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice -conducted by Peter Whelan and directed by David Bolger, from 31 May – 6 June in Lismore, Co. Waterford. This year’s opera production will feature new artistic collaborations with the acclaimed Irish...
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Jordan’s Sesh Online

Jordan’s Sesh Online

Jordan’s Sesh Online

Liam Murphy Tuesday’s online Jordan’s American Bar music session has been a lifeline, an extension of the family for the many good souls who loved a musical session in good company and convivial banter. Andy Jordan’s on the Quay – the American Bar – has been in my lifetime a conduit, a...
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Breda, Holland

Breda, Holland

Breda, Holland

A city with a military past but modern and progressive today Kieran Walsh This city just over the Belgian border north of Antwerp and Brussels is not on any holiday hit list but we found so many intriguing things to see from local trading zone of shops and workshops doing recycling to learning about the trading days...
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REMEMBERING ERIC SWEENEY

REMEMBERING ERIC SWEENEY

REMEMBERING ERIC SWEENEY

Liam Murphy The Symphony Club of Waterford and Waterford Music presented a musical tribute to Eric Sweeney in Christ Church Cathedral that was streamed for wider access. The late composer and academic had a long association with all three organisations, and his work enriched them, especially in their fledgling and...
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