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Time for us all to see the sea

Sometimes when I think of Galway’s relationship with the sea, I am reminded of the insult that the famous conductor Sir Thomas Beecham uttered to a cellist who had performed poorly. “Madam,” he said, “you have between your legs an instrument capable of giving pleasure to thousands... and all you can do is scratch it.”

Polar Voices concert in aid of Console

A rare musical treat Polar Voices – From the Arctic to the Atlantic will be held in St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church on Wednesday next June 22 at 8pm.

President to attend Knock concert

The Mayo International Choral Festival have announced that the President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins and Mrs Sabina Higgins will attend as guests of honour at the Concert For Peace in Knock Basilica on Saturday May 14 which will commemorate the 1916 Rising and World War I. The unprecedented scale of such a concert in this venue will see close to 200 artists perform on the night, all presented by lauded broadcaster, RTÉ Lyric FM’s Liz Nolan. Conductor extraordinaire David Brophy of RTÉ’s award winning High Hopes Choir and instrumental fame brings his impressive experience to proceedings, conducting this special event.

Bizet's The Pearl Fishers at The Eye

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GEORGES BIZET'S Les Pecheurs de Perles - aka The Pearl Fishers - featuring one of opera's best known and loved duets, 'Au Fond Du Temple Saint', will be performed in New York's Metropolitan Opera.

A feast for the senses at A Concert for Peace

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The Mayo International Choral Festival presents A Concert For Peace Commemorating the 1916 Easter Rising and World War One on Saturday, May 14 2016 in Knock Basilica. Doors open 6.45pm with the concert 8pm. Tickets cost €25 for all reserved seating and €15 for restricted viewing. A feast for the senses awaits. The Mayo International Choral Festival is proud to present this inaugural concert at the newly refurbished Knock Basilica, to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising and World War One.

Brooklyn, banking, and Deputy-bating

If you have the opportunity, please try and get to see Brooklyn, the film which is now showing at major cinemas throughout the country.

Puccini, Mozart, and the Galway Baroque Singers

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MORE THAN 180 voices, the combined talents of The Galway Baroque Singers, Our Lady’s Choral Society, internationally-renowned soloists, and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, will sing works by Puccini and Mozart tomorrow.

Annual Samaritan Christmas Concert in its 24th year

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The Samaritans are delighted to have the support of the Army Band in presenting the 24th annual Samaritan Concert.

Wagner's Tannhäuser at The Eye

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RICHARD WAGNER has often suffered from bad press, what with Adolf Hitler being a big fan and philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche such a stern critic, but the quality of his music continues to enrapture audiences.

Star Wars, Superman, and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra

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The 20TH Century Fox fanfare ends, and blue letters appear on a black screen bearing the legend, 'A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...', before the silence is ended by a dramatic orchestral flourish which begins one of the most recognisable, and greatest pieces of music ever composed for film.

 

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