Cork-based quartet Strung are adding some classical to trad's bow

You can take 'traditional' Irish music to whatever level you like these days and Cork-based ensemble Strung, who bring their own classical sensibilities, are among a wave of young musicans and composers whose byword is innovation

Strung are Maria Ryan, Lucia Mac Partlin, Séan Warren and Aonghus McCarthy
BEFORE the native music of Ireland had the adjective 'traditional' put before it, it was played and moulded and stretched by travelling musicians or rural bachelors or whole families; of late, women h[...]

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