Fly­ing colours

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Emma Kirkby (so­prano), Fret­work. Castalia Hall, Bal­ly­to­bin, Cal­lan, Co Kilkenny Sat 8pm 115 056-7761497 Af­ter a long ab­sence, so­prano Emma Kirkby has be­come a fre­quent vis­i­tor to Ire­land over the last few years. Her latest ap­pear­ance, on Satur­day, is in the al­ways-in­ter­est­ing se­ries of con­certs pre­sented in Co Kilkenny, usu­ally in Castalia Hall, by Susan Proud. Kirkby is joined by the viol con­sort Fret­work for a pro­gramme called All the Colours in the Air, a se­lec­tion of the con­sort mu­sic for voice and vi­ols by William Byrd, an area of reper­toire that th­ese per­form­ers have al­ready ex­plored to per­fec­tion in the record­ing stu­dio. MICHAEL DER­VAN

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