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Sharon Carty's Suitcase Arias

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TOURING MUSICIANS and singers are nothing new. There were the bards and wandering minstrels of mediaeval times, while in Ancient Greece, Homer and Sappho were the singer-songwriters of their day, performing across the Greek islands.

Quartetto di Venezia - first Galway show in a decade

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THERE WILL be a strongly Italian flavour to the next Music For Galway concert when the world renowned Quartetto di Venezia perform in St Joseph’s Church.

Handel's Messiah in Galway Cathedral

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HANDEL'S MESSIAH will forever have a place in the hearts and minds of Irish classical music enthusiasts as the work was premiered in Ireland, being performed as a charity fundraiser in Fishamble Street Hall, Dublin, in April 1742.

'Messiah is a piece for everybody'

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HANDEL'S MESSIAH is as much a Christmas staple as Santa Claus and sleigh bells and, on Saturday December 8, Music For Galway presents this festive masterpiece at Galway Cathedral, performed by the Irish Baroque Orchestra.

An evening of music with the Goldner String Quartet

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AUSTRALIA HAS given us Nick Cave and AC/DC, and in classical music terms, the Goldner String Quartet, the country's "pre-eminent chamber ensemble" according to the Sydney Herald, and indeed an ensemble of international significance.

A lusty line-up for Music For Galway

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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.

Myths, legends and medieval melody in Galway Early Music Festival

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THIS YEAR'S Galway Early Music Festival, which runs from Friday May 25 to Sunday 27, is filled with gods and faeries, heroes, and heroines, and a feast of magical Mediaeval, Renaissance and Baroque music. With Myths and Legends as the theme, it explores the musical inspiration of classical mythology, Celtic myth, and medieval legend.

Sacred music for Good Friday

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MARY WEPT at the foot of the cross as her crucified son died; King David was plunged into grief at the death of his son Absalom in battle, while Rachel was left in Ramah to mourn her lost children.

Come hear the music of Mozart

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A BRILLIANT 18-year-old pianist, Clara Siegle, will play Mozart’s sparkling Sonata in D Major, composed in 1777 when the Austrian prodigy was just 21 years old, when she plays the next Music For Galway concert.

Handel's Messiah in Galway Cathedral

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HANDEL'S MESSIAH will forever have a place in the hearts and minds of Irish classical music enthusiasts as the work was premiered in Ireland, being performed as a charity fundraiser in Fishamble Street Hall, Dublin, in April 1742.

 

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