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St. Patrick's Day is upon us on the 17th March, but what does Ireland's classical music heritage have to offer? Discover the best music of the Emerald Isle with our guide to St. Paddy's day listening...
After a short career as a violinist, Balfe pursued an operatic singing career, while composing. He wrote 38 operas, almost 250 songs as well as other works. He was also a noted conductor, directing Italian opera at Her Majesty's Theatre for seven years. His most famous work is ‘The Bohemian Girl’, loosely based on a Cervantes story, which features the popular aria, ‘I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls’.
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