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Tango in the night

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"LET'S DANCE! Put on your red shoes and dance the blues," exhorted David Bowie on his classic 1983 hit single ''Let's Dance'. The title has been borrowed by Music For Galway for its new season and that opening line for its next event.

Full Linenhall autumn programme announced

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The Linenhall Arts Centre’s full autumn/winter 2017 programme is now online, heralding an exciting and packed programme of music, theatre, comedy, film, literary events and more, promising something for everyone over the coming months. And of course there are exhibitions and workshops too, plus annual favourite RoolaBoola Children’s Arts Festival to keep the young ones entertained and engaged.

American orchestral music at the Town Hall

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ICONIC AMERICAN music, such as Bernstein's scores for West Side Story, will be performed by the Irish Chamber Orchestra on their America Tour, which comes to Galway next month.

Classical Heaven comes to Castlebar

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Four of Ireland’s finest violinists, Mia Cooper, Katherine Hunka, Ioana Petcu-Colan and Helena Wood perform at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Monday, April 24 at 8pm, as part of a Music Network national tour.

Westport Chamber Music Festival is ready to entertain

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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.”

The Magic of The Movies - ICO at Christ Church

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The esteemed Irish Chamber Orchestra with Katherine Hunka (director/violin) and Dermot Dunne (accordion) celebrate The Magic of the Movies at Christ Church in Castlebar on Wednesday May 18 at 8pm, a concert in association with the Linenhall Arts Centre. 

Far Flung Trio to play Galway

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THE MUSIC of Bach, Liszt, Kreisler, Piazzola, and Offenbach, as well as Jewish klezmer music, and the songs of Edith Piaf, will be heard when the Far Flung Trio play two shows in County Galway.

Scintillating Spring at The Linenhall!

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The Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar has announced its sparkling January - April 2016 programme, and it’s definitely a goodie! Kicking off with the Trad dream team of Liam Ó Maonlai, Kevin Burke and Tim Edey on Thursday, January 14. Some of the many other highlights include the classically-based Far Flung Trio of Katherine Hunka, Dermot Dunne and Malachy Robinson (Thursday, January 21), Mikel Murfi and One Duck Theatre’s exciting new comedy-drama The Poor little Boy With No Arms (Monday, February 1), folk troubadour and national treasure Andy Irvine (Thursday, February 4), contemporary guitar magician Preston Reed (Thursday, February 25) a night of musical hilarity with The Nualas (Thursday, March 10) and jazz sax virtuoso Andy Sheppard (Monday, March 14).

'Performance is very emotional, it's human expression'

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FINGHIN COLLINS may declare himself "a musician first and then a pianist", but there is no doubting either his magnificent as a player, or his view of the piano being "a very complete instrument", as he will display in his upcoming Galway concert. Yet his love of, and interest in, other instruments, is genuine, particularly one that is somewhat under appreciated in classical music - the voice.

Pianist Finghin Collins in concert in October

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MOZART AND Stravinsky will dominate the programme of an upcoming classical concert featuring one of Ireland's leading pianists Finghin Collins, accompanied by the Irish Chamber Orchestra, under director Katherine Hunka.

 

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