Classical 101 Archives For: March 27, 2015

An Irish Symphony for St. Patrick’s Day

17, 2014

Hamilton Harty wrote his Irish Symphony in 1904 for the Feis Ceoil Festival in Dublin. Each of the four movements of the symphony is based on a traditional Irish tune. This evening on Symphony @ 7 on Classical 101, we’ll have a performance of this work for St. Patrick’s Day.

St. Patrick’s Day and a Family Legend

Annie the Irish Rose and my Gandfather around 1960
March 17, 2014

Every St. Patrick’s day I think of two people. One is still world famous, 70 years after his death. The other is my Grandmother.