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HE IS one of Ireland's most outstanding classical pianists, but remarkably, when Finghin Collins plays NUI Galway next week, it will be his first solo recital in the city since taking over as artistic director of Music for Galway in 2013.
EMMA JOHNSON, one of the few clarinettists to have established herself as a major solo artist, and who has since become of the biggest selling classical artists in Britain, is coming to Galway.
MOZART AND Stravinsky will dominate the programme of an upcoming classical concert featuring one of Ireland's leading pianists Finghin Collins, accompanied by the Irish Chamber Orchestra, under director Katherine Hunka.
Two of the top Irish musicians of their generation, violinist Elizabeth Cooney and pianist Finghin Collins, are to give a special recital in Holy Trinity Church, Westport, at 8pm this Sunday July 19.
CLASSICAL MUSIC concerts have always formed part of the Galway International Arts Festival, but this year, classical music has a notably larger, more prominent, placing. Indeed it is almost a mini-festival within the GIAF itself. "The festival is really pushing out the classic side of things this year," notes the distinguished Irish pianist Finghin Collins approvingly. "It's a wonderful thing."