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A lunchtime Beethoven concert

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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.

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra to play Leisureland

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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.

Bagatelle set to rock the Shearwater

The internationally acclaimed Irish rock band Bagatelle are set to perform as part of their 40th Anniversary Tour at Ballinasloe's Shearwater Hotel on Saturday, February 24.

Verdi’s Rigoletto - live @ The Eye

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RIGOLETTO, ONE of Verdi’s most popular operas, is being performed at The Royal Opera House Live, in Covent Garden, London, and is being broadcast live to The Eye Cinema, Wellpark, next week.

Arts Festival to host world premiere of new opera production

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FOLLOWING THE enormous success of The Second Violinist last year, Galway International Arts Festival has announced it will hold the world premiere of Irish National Opera’s new production of Orfeo ed Euridice as part of the 2018 festival.

Handel's Messiah in Galway Cathedral

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HANDEL'S MESSIAH will forever have a place in the hearts and minds of Irish classical music enthusiasts as the work was premiered in Ireland, being performed as a charity fundraiser in Fishamble Street Hall, Dublin, in April 1742.

Music & Musings with ConTempo

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MUSIC & MUSINGS is a new series of short concerts at the Black Gate Cultural Centre, featuring the ConTempo Quartet with emerging and established composers from Ireland, as well as guest artists.

Classical concerts from teen pianists

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TWO PIANISTS, one aged 16, the other 17, will play music by Schumann, Debussy, and Alban Berg, at two special concerts this month - one at lunchtime, the other at tea-time.

Baboró children's festival announces 2017 programme of events

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THERE WAS a lively turn out at Galway City Museum’s The Kitchen Café on Monday evening for the programme launch of the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, which takes place from October 16 to 22.

A classical concert for St Nicholas'

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THE CHAMBER Philharmonia Cologne, one of Germany's finest classical music ensembles, makes its annual visit to Galway net week, to perform a concert in St Nicholas' Collegiate Church.

 

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