The Dublin International Chamber Music Festival has paid a special tribute to William Butler Yeats on what would have been his 156th birthday.

Irish tenor Robert Tritschler and the Carducci Quartet have performed Yeats' romantic poem 'The Cloths of Heaven' in a musical setting by Thomas Dunhill with arrangement by Chris Hazell.

The musical tribute to Yeats, who spent much of his early life in London, will be streamed from the Church of St Jude's on the Hill in Hampstead, London at 3pm.

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The Dublin International Chamber Music Festival, formerly known as Music in Great Irish Houses, will be streamed online from this Thursday, 17 June, to Monday 21 June, opening with a concert by Finghin Collins from Farmleigh House on Thursday.

The festival will also feature 'Musical Postcards' from artists who live abroad and could not join the festival this year.