Search Results for 'Finghin Collins'

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Cellissimo - celebrating the cello at Galway's newest festival

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FROM THE brilliance of Bach's Cello Suites to the haunting backing the cello provided to Nirvana's legendary Unplugged in NY concert for MTV, the cello has been one of the most versatile and admired instruments in music.

St Nicholas’ to mark seven centuries in style

St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church - an icon of Galway city and one of its finest historic buildings - will celebrate its 700th anniversary this year, and it plans to mark this extraordinary milestone in some style.

Galway 2020 traffic plans amended after election clash

Fears that long-planned traffic and security arrangements for the opening ceremony of Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture might prevent city voters getting to the polling stations, have been averted after minor amendments were made last evening to the plan.

St Nicholas’ to celebrate 700th anniversary

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St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church - an icon of Galway city and one of its finest historic buildings - will celebrate its 700th anniversary this year, and it plans to mark this extraordinary milestone in some style.

Cédric Tiberghien and Alina Ibragimova - in Galway this weekend

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DESCRIBED BY the great Irish classical pianist Finghin Collins as "one of the great duos of our time", French pianist Cédric Tiberghien and Russian violinist Alina Ibragimova play Galway this weekend.

‘Revolutionary. Youthful energy, vibrancy, enthusiasm'

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IN 1770, a child was born in the city of Bonn, then part of the Holy Roman Empire, who would go on to become a towering genius of music. His name was Ludwig van Beethoven.

Celebrating Beethoven's sestercentennial in Galway

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2020 MARKS the 250th anniversary of the birth of one of the absolute giants of music - of classical, or any genre - Ludwig van Beethoven, and his music will be at the centre of Music for Galway's annual mid-winter festival.

Renowned pianist makes return to Roscommon Arts Centre

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Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of being awarded first prize in the Clara Haskil International piano competition in Switzerland, Finghin Collins will perform piano sonatas by Mozart and Schubert and extracts from the Ros Tapestry Suite as part of a major tour of Ireland, including a performance at Roscommon Arts Centre on Friday, October 11.

Carnival Of The Animals

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FROM THE humorous sounds of a piano depicting the movements of tortoises to the eerie ambience of 'Aquarium', Camille Saint-Saëns' Carnival Of The Animals, is loved equally by children and classical music connoisseurs.

Music For Galway unveils spectacular 2020 programme

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MUSIC FOR Galway has announced its ambitious and expansive 39th Season, unfurling its music programme for Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture, and its Bookends autumn concert series.

 

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