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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.
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.
STRING QUARTETS by Beethoven will be performed by the ConTempo Quartet in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church this Saturday at 7.30pm, as part of ConTempo's ‘Experience Beethoven’ concert series.
THEY COME from Germany, Australia, and France; they are based in Italy; and they are coming to Galway. They are classical group Trio di Parma, who play the Aula Maxima, NUI Galway, on Tuesday March 8 at 8pm.
CLASSICAL MUSIC concerts have always formed part of the Galway International Arts Festival, but this year, classical music has a notably larger, more prominent, placing. Indeed it is almost a mini-festival within the GIAF itself. "The festival is really pushing out the classic side of things this year," notes the distinguished Irish pianist Finghin Collins approvingly. "It's a wonderful thing."
IN GERMAN-speaking countries, Beethoven’s Quartet No 2 in G major, Op 18, No 2, is called the Komplimentier-Quartett, “the quartet of bows and curtseys” and Galway will hear why this weekend.
ST NICHOLAS’ Collegiate Church will be filled with the sound of the very first quartet for strings composed by Ludwig Van Beethoven - even if it is numbered as his third.
“BEETHOVEN’S MUSIC is not written for the generation of mankind that reached the moon, or the iphone generation; it goes beyond that; for those yet to come! It is timeless.”
TWO OF Beethoven’s greatest works will be performed by The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, with the concert broadcast live to The Eye Cinema, Wellpark.
REGARDED AS one of the finest interpreters of Beethoven’s music, French pianist François-Frédéric Guy will be in concert in Galway next week.