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THAT MONTY Python sketch, with John Cleese as Beethoven, all roars, shouts, irascible temper, and prone to shooting things, may have been closer to the truth than we realise.
BEETHOVEN'S SEVENTH Symphony, referred to by Wagner as "the apotheosis of dance", and which received a new lease of life via its inclusion in the soundtrack to The King's Speech, will be performed in Galway.
DAVID BOWIE declared "Put on your red shoes and dance the blues". Sly Stone exhorted us to simply "dance to the music", while Men Without Hats warned, "'cause if friends don't dance, well if they don't dance, well, they're no friends of mine". The message is clear - dance and music are inextricably linked.
THE MUSIC of Beethoven, Brahms, and Haydn, will be heard in the Emily Anderson Concert Hall in NUI Galway's Aula Maxima when the Trio Dali and Nathan Braude play the next Music For Galway concert.
THE MUSIC of Beethoven will be heard in re-named Emily Anderson Concert Hall at the Aula Maxima, NUI Galway, when the Ficino Ensemble perform the next Music For Galway concert.
his year’s Westport Festival of Chamber Music takes place in Westport House on Friday September 9 at 8pm, and on Saturday September 10 at 12 noon, 8pm, and 10.30pm in the Town Hall Theatre. It will come to a close on Sunday September 11 at 3pm in Holy Trinity Church. The three venues are ideal for chamber music, providing intimate acoustic experiences. Artistic director Hugh Tinney said: “Our Westport Festival has grown in the past three years into a cultural event that fits seamlessly into the Westport autumn, yet with an atmosphere and a following all of its own. Everything plays its part in this collaborative sharing between musicians, audience members, venues, organisers and other local supporters.”
CONTEMPO WILL perform music by Beethoven and Bartok at two concerts over the coming week, ahead of the quartet being presented with honorary degrees by NUI Galway later this month.
A LUNCHTIME date with the music of Beethoven, Chopin and Bartok beckons with next week's Music For Galway lunchtime show, featuring a rising star of Irish classical piano, Fiachra Garvey.
The 40th Westport Arts Festival kicks off next Wednesday, September 30, and this year’s festival features an eclectic mix of events for all ages across all art forms. The literary programme for this year’s festival includes the award-winning writer, John Banville, whose novel, The Sea, won the Man Booker Prize. There will also be readings from Donal Ryan, Martin Dyar, Geraldine Mills, and Orfhlaith Foyle. Dr Eimear O’Connor, art historian and author and curator, will give a presentation on Seán Keating and the Art of the Rebellion. The winners of the festival’s Poetry Competition will be announced at a special prize-giving evening of poetry and music in The Creel, featuring writer and singer-songwriter, Orlagh de Bhaldraithe.