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CELLISSIMO, GALWAY'S new triennial festival celebrating the cello - the instrument some believe most resembles the human voice - takes place in 2020, but ahead of that comes a fundraising gala for the festival itself.
WANDERLUST - STRICTLY speaking it means a great desire to travel, although in the popular imagination, it can be equivalent to the saucy and licentious adventures of lusty trousered youth in the early 19th century.
BEETHOVEN'S SEVENTH Symphony, referred to by Wagner as "the apotheosis of dance", and which received a new lease of life via its inclusion in the soundtrack to The King's Speech, will be performed in Galway.
"LET'S DANCE! Put on your red shoes and dance the blues," exhorted David Bowie on his classic 1983 hit single ''Let's Dance'. The title has been borrowed by Music For Galway for its new season and that opening line for its next event.
SYBIL FAWLTY may not have appreciated the eternal genius of Johannes Brahms, calling his Symphony No 3 "that racket". Thankfully Galway has a better appreciation of the man's music than Basil's "little nest of vipers".
THE SOPRANO Rachel Croash and pianist Nadene Fiorentini will perform songs by Dvorak, Poulenc, and a solo piece for piano by Chopin, at a lunchtime concert in the Hotel Mayrick on Thursday March 10 at 1pm.
THE IRISH debut of Dutch baritone Henk Neven takes place in NUI Galway's Aula Maxima on Thursday February 4 at 8pm, where he will perform songs by Mendelssohn, Schuman, Ibert, and Ravel.