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CELLISSIMO – a festival is born

It was in 2013, as we were preparing our 2014/15 concert season, that Finghin Collins, Music for Galway’s new artistic director, said he’d like to have a season focussing on the cello: such a gorgeous instrument, he mused, closest to the human voice, so sensual in form, so versatile: fabulous on its own, great in trios, quartets, quintets, so beautiful as part of an orchestra and fantastic as soloist instrument: “We’ll have such fun!”

Sonya Kelly's new play - live streamed from The Mick Lally Theatre

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ONCE UPON A Bridge, the new play by Sonya Kelly, author of Furniture, the hit play of the 2018 Galway International Arts Festival, will be performed by Druid in February.

Charlie McBride - 'a great supporter of everyone working in the arts in Galway'

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There are not many who had Charlie McBride’s versatility, work ethic, and a willingness to take on a job given to him at the last minute, and be able to rise to the occasion every time.

‘We’re continuing Gilgamesh, making it work in a different way’

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“SHE’S SOME woman for one woman” is a phrase that can very easily be applied to Macnas artistic director Noeline Kavanagh, who also embodies that old adage, “The show must go on.”

Virtual ‘Home for Christmas’ festive project certain to appeal

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With the festive season looming and still so much uncertainty out there about what Christmas 2020 will actually look like, Fregoli Theatre Company want to capture people’s memories and the family traditions of what 'home' at Christmas time means to them for a new virtual project which be released in time for the festive season.

John O'Conor - a Beethoven concert for Galway

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AS THE year marking the 250th anniversary the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven begins to draw to a close, John O'Conor, one of Ireland's greatest pianists, will give a concert pertforming piano sonatas by Beethoven.

‘A glimpse into another age and another way of doing things’

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IN HER day she was called “the greatest living Irishwoman” by no less than George Bernard Shaw, and six of the more than 40 plays written by that woman are to be performed by Druid Theatre Company throughout her native County Galway.

Jennifer Cunningham designs GIAF 2020 Autumn Programme poster

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THE AWARD winning Galway artist Jennifer Cunningham has created a commemorative poster artwork for the Galway International Arts Festival’s Autumn Edition programme.

Gilgamesh is coming to Galway

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IT IS older than The Iliad and The Odyssey, and may have influenced both. It parallels stories in The Bible. It is the oldest surviving story in the world, and the world's oldest surviving piece of literature.

‘A rebel garda chases a local hoodlum into the underworld’

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We have all been missing out: that music festival, that cinema date, that theatre show; the exhilaration of live entertainment. Well, Fíbín has the answer.

 

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