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THE CONNECTIONS between Spain and Galway go back to late mediaeval and Renaissance times, and remain acknowledged in the Spanish Arch and Spanish Parade in the city.
MUSIC & MUSINGS is a new series of short concerts at the Black Gate Cultural Centre, featuring the ConTempo Quartet with emerging and established composers from Ireland, as well as guest artists.
THE GREAT ConTempo Quartert will begin two very different concert series, starting in September - one will be family friendly and invovle collaboration with musicians working in other genres, the other is a set of monthly lunchtime shows performing Hayden.
An evening with the RTE ConTempo String Quartet will be held in Oughterard’s Kilcummin Church tomorrow (Friday) at 7.30pm. Described as the ‘The ABBA of classical music’, the ConTempo Quartet is currently RTE’s quartet in residence.
THE WONDERFUL ConTempo Quartet will give a lunchtime concert today from 1.10pm to 1.50pm - aimed at children as much as adults - in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church.
One of my abiding memories of Brían Bourke is of the day I visited him at his home with my two daughters who were then aged seven and five. Brian took us out to his garden where my daughters saw there was a trampoline. Brian promptly invited them to play on it and, removing his own shoes, was soon bouncing along energetically with them to their huge delight and entertainment.
THREE DAYS of contemporary Irish classical music, including a new work commemorating the life of patriot, piper, and 1916 Proclamation signatory Eamonn Ceannt, will be heard at NUI Galway this Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
CONTEMPO WILL perform music by Beethoven and Bartok at two concerts over the coming week, ahead of the quartet being presented with honorary degrees by NUI Galway later this month.
Former Tánaiste and Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore, actor and Druid Theatre co-founder Maire Mullen, and the popular classical quartet ConTempo, will be among the recipients of honorary degrees from NUI Galway.
STRING QUARTETS by Beethoven will be performed by the ConTempo Quartet in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church this Saturday at 7.30pm, as part of ConTempo's ‘Experience Beethoven’ concert series.