Lunchtime concert with ConTempo at St Nicholas’

Contempo announce new series of popular lunchtime concerts

Joseph Haydn.

Joseph Haydn.

THE CONTEMPO Quartet begin a new season of their popular lunchtime concerts at St Nicholas' Collegiate Church, starting on Tuesday February 7, and focusing on the late string quartets of Joseph Haydn.

ConTempo will perform String Quartet Op 76, No 5, which the composer dedicated to the Hungarian count, Joseph Georg von Erddy. This piece is often given the nickname ‘Largo’ in honour of its beautiful second movement, which sets the tone and character for the entire work. Admission is free, open to all, and early arrival is recommended. The concert runs from 1.10pm to 1.50pm.

Dates for the upcoming lunchtime concerts are Tuesdays March 7, April 4, May 2, and June 6. See www.thegalwaymusicresidency.ie

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