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Renowned pianist makes return to Roscommon Arts Centre

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Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of being awarded first prize in the Clara Haskil International piano competition in Switzerland, Finghin Collins will perform piano sonatas by Mozart and Schubert and extracts from the Ros Tapestry Suite as part of a major tour of Ireland, including a performance at Roscommon Arts Centre on Friday, October 11.

Carnival Of The Animals

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FROM THE humorous sounds of a piano depicting the movements of tortoises to the eerie ambience of 'Aquarium', Camille Saint-Saëns' Carnival Of The Animals, is loved equally by children and classical music connoisseurs.

Music For Galway unveils spectacular 2020 programme

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MUSIC FOR Galway has announced its ambitious and expansive 39th Season, unfurling its music programme for Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture, and its Bookends autumn concert series.

Fundraising gala for Cellissimo 2020 - Galway's new festival

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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.

Music for Galway's midwinter festival - Swansong

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SWANSONG, MUSIC For Galway's 2019 midwinter festival, will feature works by Brahms, Beethoven, Ravel, and Fauré, composed towards the end of their lives.

Emma Johnson and Finghin Collins in concert

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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.

Songwriters to explain the art of writing lyrics at Cúirt

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ARE MUSIC and literature separate art forms? Iron Maiden have drawn inspiration from Tennyson, Coleridge, and Robert Burns for their songs; Leonard Cohen was a poet as well as a songwriter, and novelist Polly Samson has written lyrics for David Gilmour and Pink Floyd.

'If music be the food of love...'

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LOVE AND romance are the ingredients of Music for Galway's 2018 midwinter festival, Beloved - Composers In Love, a beautiful programme of music by famous composers, written during times of intense passion, which takes place at the Town Hall Theatre from January 19 to 21.

Music For Galway - love will be in the air

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MUSIC FOR Galway will begin 2018 on a romantic note - no, not exclusively the romantic music era of c1780-1910 - but rather on music written by major composers when they were madly, and sometimes inapproiately, in love.

Classical concerts from teen pianists

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TWO PIANISTS, one aged 16, the other 17, will play music by Schumann, Debussy, and Alban Berg, at two special concerts this month - one at lunchtime, the other at tea-time.

 

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