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The 'silvery threads' which led to Ailish Tynan's glittering career

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ONE OF the star names in this year’s Music for Galway Midwinter Festival, Swansong, is internationally-feted Irish soprano Ailish Tynan, whose glittering career has taken her all the way from Mullingar to Milan’s La Scala and established her as one of today’s finest opera singers, recitalists, and recording artists.

Cois Cladaigh Christmas charity concert

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THE COIS Cladaigh Choir presents its annual Christmas concert in St Nicholas Collegiate Church this Saturday at 8pm, with proceeds going to Breast Cancer Research.

Two concerts from ConTempo

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TWO CONCERTS from the wonderful ConTempo Quartet take place next week, one a performance of music by Antonín Dvorák, the other a collaboration with the MA in Writing at NUI Galway.

An evening of music with the Goldner String Quartet

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AUSTRALIA HAS given us Nick Cave and AC/DC, and in classical music terms, the Goldner String Quartet, the country's "pre-eminent chamber ensemble" according to the Sydney Herald, and indeed an ensemble of international significance.

'I tried not to judge Edward VIII while playing him'

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ALEX JENNINGS, recently seen in the hit Netflix series The Crown, playing the role of the abdicating King Edward VIII, is coming to Galway to take part in a Music for Galway event marking the 100th Anniversary of the death of the innovative French composer Claude Debussy.

Celebrating Siobhán McKenna and An Taibhdhearc's archive

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A CELEBRATION of the life and work of the much respected Galway actor Siobhán McKenna, will take place in An Taibhdhearc next week as part of the national Irish language theatre's [email protected] events.

The Young King - a royal treat for Baboró audiences

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ONE OF the highlights of next week’s Baboró International Arts Festival for Children will be when acclaimed Australian theatre company, Slingsby, brings to the stage its award-winning adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s story The Young King.

Castlebar gears up for a brilliant week of literary events

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Capacity audiences are expected to attend a diverse range of literary events for the Wild Atlantic Words Festival in Castlebar, which runs from Monday October 8 to Sunday October 14.

The Tales of Hoffmann for the 21st century

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CLAUDIA BOYLE, one of Ireland's greatest sopranos, makes her Irish National Opera debut in the spectacular new production of The Tales Of Hoffmann, currently touring Ireland, and which comes to Galway next month.

Trad on the Prom - 2018 run is coming to a close

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TRAD ON The Prom, the acclaimed Irish music, song, and dance show, is about to conclude its 2018 run at Leisureland, Salthill. However there are a number of performances still to go before the curtain comes down.

 

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