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Free concert with star Irish mezzo soprano Tara Erraught

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TARA ERRAUGHT, one of Ireland’s finest mezzo sopranos, will give a free concert this week as part of NUI Galway’s Arts in Action festival series.

Tune in to Galway's first international cello festival

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A first Galway festival that celebrates the beauty of the cello starts today online.

‘The sound of the cello, it seems as if it’s coming up from the earth’

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“THE CELLO can be bass, soprano or alto. Its endpin strikes the ground and it seems as if its power and deep sound are coming up from the earth. When played it lies between the musicians legs and they have to embrace it. It’s a very physical thing, it almost becomes part of their body.”

Cellissimo - a music festival for the senses

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THE SOUND of the cello, a pleasure for the ear and appealing to the heart as the instrument many believe is closest in sound to the human voice, will be at the centre of a new festival for Galway.

Sharon Shannon to launch NUIG's Arts in Action festival with online concert

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SHARON SHANNON, one of Ireland's finest and most popular traditional musicians, will open NUI Galway’s 2021 Arts in Action programme with a free online concert.

The Goldberg Variations to usher in 2021

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"I DON'T know much about classic music," Sandy Bates, Woody Allen's character in Stardust Memories noted. "For years I thought the Goldberg Variations were something Mr and Mrs Goldberg tried on their wedding night."

‘It’s about keeping live music alive‘

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VLADIMIR JABLOKOV’S 2020 captures many of the ups and downs, the obvious lows, and unexpected highs of this strange year, but above all, it encapsulates the sheer resilience of the arts in the face of the pandemic and lockdown.

Sunday concerts live-streamed from St Nicholas'

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THIS SUNDAY at 5pm, the first in a series of five live streamed concerts, entitled Abendmusik, will be broadcast from St Nicholas' Collegiate Church.

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.

‘I’m looking forward to coming back to Galway’

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WHEN MARY Coughlan began work on the album that would become Life Stories, there was no such thing as Covid-19. She completed the album during lockdown, and has released it, when small scale music gigs are possible.

 

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