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IN 1770, a child was born in the city of Bonn, then part of the Holy Roman Empire, who would go on to become a towering genius of music. His name was Ludwig van Beethoven.
2020 MARKS the 250th anniversary of the birth of one of the absolute giants of music - of classical, or any genre - Ludwig van Beethoven, and his music will be at the centre of Music for Galway's annual mid-winter festival.
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.
AT GALWAY City Museum, on Monday evening, the 2019 Baboró International Arts Festival, Ireland’s flagship festival devoted exclusively to children and families, announced details of its 23rd programme.
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.
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.
BEETHOVEN'S SEVENTH Symphony, referred to by Wagner as "the apotheosis of dance", and which received a new lease of life via its inclusion in the soundtrack to The King's Speech, will be performed in Galway.
"LET'S DANCE! Put on your red shoes and dance the blues," exhorted David Bowie on his classic 1983 hit single ''Let's Dance'. The title has been borrowed by Music For Galway for its new season and that opening line for its next event.
SYBIL FAWLTY may not have appreciated the eternal genius of Johannes Brahms, calling his Symphony No 3 "that racket". Thankfully Galway has a better appreciation of the man's music than Basil's "little nest of vipers".
THE SOPRANO Rachel Croash and pianist Nadene Fiorentini will perform songs by Dvorak, Poulenc, and a solo piece for piano by Chopin, at a lunchtime concert in the Hotel Mayrick on Thursday March 10 at 1pm.