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IT WAS the Scandinavians who gave us the concept of the smörgåsbord, a meal where guests can help themselves from a range of dishes.
It was inspired by a farcical concert, it got up and running thanks to a whip round in a living room, and was sustained by much perspiration from its members during economically depressed times.
An extraordinary night of music was enjoyed by a packed Town Hall Theatre on Saturday evening. Music for Galway, that simple title that conveys so much, celebrate 30 years of existence during which it placed Galway high on the map of venues for many of Europe’s leading musicians, performers and choirs. It has initiated not only a loyal following for its exemplary Autumn and Winter programmes throughout the years, but enabled the talented Con Tempo Quartet to reside here as its ensemble in residence. This popular quartet has now merged into a music residency which delivers performances, education and community programmes to schools, and groups throughout the city and county. Music for Galway is one of the great cultural attractions of our city, which gives us the edge over all other centres, and a quality of life envied by many.
MUSIC FOR Galway, which has been bringing the very best classical music performers to the city since 1980, will celebrate its 30th birthday this year.