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The life affirming power of music

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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."

A Saturday evening with ConTempo and Beethoven

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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.

Soundtracks for Superpowers

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SOUNDTRACKS FOR Superpowers, Music For Galway’s 2015 midwinter festival comes to the Town Hall Theatre from Friday January 16 to Sunday 18, focusing on two composers who towered over their respective centuries - Joseph Haydn and Dmitri Shostakovich.

ConTempo lunchtime concert

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THE CONTEMPO Quartet will give a lunchtime concert at the Galway City Library, this Tuesday at 1.10pm.

Free concerts from ConTempo

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THE CONTEMPO Quartet will perform two free lunchtime concerts next week, one in Portumna and the other in Galway city.

Serafino Quartet’s Irish début

MUSIC FOR Galway’s 33rd season comes to a close with the Irish début concert by the Serafino Quartet, on Wednesday May 7 at 8pm.

The Birth of Modern Music

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MUSIC FOR Galway marks its 10th midwinter festival with a bold and exciting programme - The Birth of Modern Music - put together by its new artistic director, Irish pianist Finghin Collins.

Callino Quartet to play Clifden

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THE ACCLAIMED Callino Quartet, along with British clarinettist Sarah Beaty, will perform work by Haydn and others, in the Church of Ireland Clifden on Wednesday March 21 at 8pm.

Callino Quartet will be coming to Westport

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The Callino Quartet will be joined by UK clarinettist Sarah Beaty in Westport on Thursday, March 22 in the Holy Trinity Church for a concert starting at 8pm.

Celebrate the music of Monsieur Debussy

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MARCH 2012 marks the 94th anniversary of the death of Claude Debussy, the fin de siècle French composer who has inspired classical, avant-garde, and jazz musicians.

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