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What is Irish Contemporary Music?

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WHAT IS Irish contemporary Mmsic? For a start it is a term which excludes rather than includes. It generally does not include music made by contemporary Irish musicians in the fields of rock, pop, folk, and trad. It usually only refers to classical music.

A Slovakian lunchtime with ConTempo

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MUSIC FROM the unfairly overlooked Slovakian composer Ján Levoslav Bella will be performed by the ConTempo Quartet at the next From Europe With Love lunchtime concert.

3 Saturdays: 3 Kinds of Music returns

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MARIA RYAN and Lucia McPartlin of contemporary Irish music ensemble Strung will play at the first concert of the new season of 3 Saturdays: 3 Kinds of Music at The Mick Lally Theatre.

An Italian lunchtime with ConTempo

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THE SOUNDS of Italy will fill St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, when the ConTempo Quartet performs works by Scarlatti, Donizetti, and Puccini, at the next From Europe With Love concert.

The Voldemort String Quartet in concert

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THE VOLDEMORT String Quartet, a group aged between 10 and 12, will perform along side quartets from DIT’s Conservatory of Music Drama and the Royal Irish Academy of Music, at a concert in Galway this month.

The 'silvery threads' which led to Ailish Tynan's glittering career

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ONE OF the star names in this year’s Music for Galway Midwinter Festival, Swansong, is internationally-feted Irish soprano Ailish Tynan, whose glittering career has taken her all the way from Mullingar to Milan’s La Scala and established her as one of today’s finest opera singers, recitalists, and recording artists.

New Galway orchestra to play two shows in 2019

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THE CONTEMPO Quartet, and Paul Ezergailis, co-principal of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, part of a new orchestra which was launched recently in Galway - Luminosa Music - wil pay two concerts in the city this year.

Two concerts from ConTempo

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TWO CONCERTS from the wonderful ConTempo Quartet take place next week, one a performance of music by Antonín Dvorák, the other a collaboration with the MA in Writing at NUI Galway.

Buster Keaton and Contempo - together

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STEP BACK in time to the cinema of the 1920s, when films had no soundtrack and were accompanied by live music, when the classic 1926 silent film The General is screened in Galway.

ConTempo's European lunchtime concerts

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BREXIT HAS made Britain very unpopular. The EU's adherence to neo-liberal centrism has seen its reputation take a battering. The populist right is on the rise. Best take a break from our continent's awful politics, and concentrate on what it does best - culture.

 

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