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Galway Baroque Singers to perform Handel's Messiah

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In December 1983, a group of singers under the direction of Audrey Corbett staged a performance of Handel’s Messiah to a packed audience. The success of this concert led to the foundation of a permanent choir - the Galway Baroque Singers.

A lusty line-up for Music For Galway

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WANDERLUST - STRICTLY speaking it means a great desire to travel, although in the popular imagination, it can be equivalent to the saucy and licentious adventures of lusty trousered youth in the early 19th century.

Five days and counting to Galway's biggest arts festival yet

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Over 14 days, the city can look forward to more than 200 events, across 32 venues, and involving more than 600 artists and performers, in what is to date, the largest Galway International Arts Festival ever staged.

'Orfeo ed Euridice is very much a spiritual journey'

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THE MYTH of Orpheus and Eurydice has inspired countless artists down the centuries, including Ovid, Cocteau, Stravinsky, Titian, and Rodin. Christoph Willibald Gluck’s opera Orfeo ed Euridice is part of a rich and enduring artistic tradition and its exciting new staging from Irish National Opera, directed by Emma Martin, is a highlight of this year’s GIAF programme.

Galway International Arts Festival 2018

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A PSYCHEDELIC journey for the ears with The Flaming Lips, and for the eyes and feet with the Miracoco Luminarium installation; getting up close and personal and with the moon (even its dark side); to harrowing stories from victims of the Syrian civil war to a survivor of the Holocaust - this is the Galway International Arts Festival 2018.

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.

The Second Violinist - 'Is this just happening in his head?'

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IMAGINE AN opera where the main character is not allowed to sing, nor allowed have any lines. He may not even utter the slightest sound. Such an opera has just opened at the Galway International Arts Festival.

'It’s frightening to explore the more vulnerable spaces of yourself'

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He will play the role of a silent man in an opera at the Galway International Arts Festival. He will appear as an IRA volunteer determined to break out of the Maze prison in the Galway Film Fleadh. He is an essential part of the Druid Ensemble team of actors. Yet Aaron Monaghan admits acting was something he came into “at the very last minute”.

Galway International Arts Festival impresses New York with drama and talks

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GALWAY INTERNATIONAL Arts Festival and playwright Enda Walsh wowed New York’s culture scene this week with two openings for Walsh’s work, while Galway adventurer, and solo transatlantic rower, Gavan Hennigan took part in the GIAF’s first US First Thought Talk.

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