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ST NICHOLAS’ Collegiate Church will be filled with the sound of the very first quartet for strings composed by Ludwig Van Beethoven - even if it is numbered as his third.
Wyatt Hotel, Westport, Friday
Galway was given fascinating insights into the turbulent life of one of Europe’s men of genius last weekend. Music for Galway, which continues to present the very best classical music in innovative and challenging ways, devoted three days exploring the literary and musical passion of the great Ludwig van Beethoven. And, would you believe it? Gave us both an Irish and a Galway connection.
THE NEW Year in Galway begins with a celebration of the music of Ludwig Van Beethoven, through a mini-festival organised by Music for Galway.
BEETHOVEN’S LAST words were “Clap your hands my friends, the comedy is over,” but almost 200 years after his death, the applause for his magnificent music has stopped.
“THE GREATEST composer who ever lived. I would bare my head and kneel at his grave.” So said no less a composer than Ludwig van Beethoven about the great Georg Friedrich Handel.