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HE IS one of Ireland's most outstanding classical pianists, but remarkably, when Finghin Collins plays NUI Galway next week, it will be his first solo recital in the city since taking over as artistic director of Music for Galway in 2013.
BAGATELLE, THE Irish band who created one of the most famous songs in the nation's rock catalogue, 'Summer In Dublin', play the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Thursday July 4.
LUMINOSA MUSIC, Galway's new orchestra, will present its inaugural concert series, Soundings, at Galway Cathedral, with a programme spanning eight centuries of female composers.
SUCH WELL known tunes as 'Sí Bheag Sí Mhor' and 'Greensleeves' will be heard at a lunchtime concert of 16th and 17th century music in the O’Donoghue Centre, NUI Galway.
MUSIC BY Dvorák, Röntgen, and Mozart will fill the Emily Anderson Concert Hall at NUI Galway, when The Netherlands' Lendvai Trio take to the stage for the next Music For Galway concert.
HANDEL'S MESSIAH is as much a Christmas staple as Santa Claus and sleigh bells and, on Saturday December 8, Music For Galway presents this festive masterpiece at Galway Cathedral, performed by the Irish Baroque Orchestra.
AUSTRALIA HAS given us Nick Cave and AC/DC, and in classical music terms, the Goldner String Quartet, the country's "pre-eminent chamber ensemble" according to the Sydney Herald, and indeed an ensemble of international significance.
A Christmas concert for all the family will take place at the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar, on Sunday, November 25 next at 7pm when the classic and much-loved Handel's Messiah will be staged in a two-hour musical spectacular.
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.
CLAUDE DEBUSSY is the starting point of modern music. As music critic Roger Nichols wrote: "If one omits Schoenberg...a list of 20th-century composers influenced by Debussy is practically a list of 20th-century composers tout court."