THE CONTEMPO string quartet and composer and musician Dave Flynn will join forces for a concert in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church on Saturday March 12 at 8pm.
On the night Flynn will present his new work ‘Stories from the Old World’ and joining Flynn and ConTempo on-stage will be uilleann piper Mick O’Brien and sean nós singer Breandán Begley.
The concert will premiere the award winning composition String Quartet No 2 ‘The Cranning’. There will also be traditional music and two other recent compositions; String Quartet No 3 ‘The Keening’ performed by ConTempo Quartet with narration by Breandán Ó Madagáin from his book Caointe Agus Seancheolta Eile and ‘Stories from the Old World’ performed by ConTempo with Breandán Begley reading from the infamous Peig.
Connemara man Flynn will be in Galway the weekend from March 10 to 12 to host a number of workshops with local schoolchildren and musicians.
Tickets for the St Nicholas’ concert will be available at the door. Adults are €10 while those up to 16 will get in free.