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THE MERRY Widow, the much loved Franz Lehár opera, first staged in 1905, is enjoying a new production by The Metropolitan Opera in New York, which Galway audiences can see.
Your guide to what’s on this weekend in Mayo including jiving, weddings, folk rock, opera, genealogy and the journey of an arctic buoy.
February’s Classical Arts Ireland live event programme features a world-class cultural treat for local audiences exclusively at The Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar. On Saturday February 8 at 6pm local audiences can take part in one of the great experiences New York has to offer, the Metropolitan Opera’s live transmission of Dvoák’s sumptuously melodic fairy-tale opera Rusalka - known throughout the world for its famous aria “Rusalka’s Song to the Moon”.
Local food producers in Galway have been awarded top honours at this year’s prestigious and hugely-acclaimed Blas na hEireann Irish Food Awards, which were hosted this in Dingle, Co. Kerry over the weekend.
There can be few streets in this country that are as well documented as St Bridget’s Terrace. It was built 100 years ago on St Bridget’s Hill. The hill overlooked the town and was of great strategic and military importance. Both the Cromwellian and Williamite armies camped there when attacking Galway. During the 17th century, the hill was known as ‘Gottyganavy’. In 1710 the name had evolved to ‘Knocknegany’ and on Logan’s 1818 map of the city, it is depicted as Cnoc na Gainimhe (the Hill of Sand, or Sandpit Hill).
What better way to brighten up your garden this summer than with a a trip to the newly opened Bláithín Garden Centre?
RICHARD STRAUSS’ Capriccio, starring American soprano Renée Fleming, will be broadcast live from The Metropolitan Opera, New York, to The Eye Cinema in Wellpark.
On opening night of the 2008-09 New York Metropolitan Opera season, Renée Fleming dazzled audiences when she sang the final scene of Strauss's wise and worldly meditation on art and life. Now she performs the entire work, in which the composer explores the essence of opera itself in Strauss’ Capriccio, Matthew Polenzani and Sarah Connolly also star, and Andrew Davis conducts.
I well remember back in 1986 when Gay and Freda Fleming opened their fish shop in Dominick Street. I was a regular customer and it had a great selection even then. After a few years they decided to move into the home delivery business and have been delivering to customers as far away as Dublin ever since.