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John O’Conor celebrates Emily Anderson

October 15, 2020
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Music for Galway & NUI Galway present

Celebrating Emily Anderson in the Beethoven Year

Symposium (on-line) & Concert (live-streamed)

Please note the change of concert venue: Hardiman Hotel, Galway


A day of celebration of one of Galway’s finest daughters, Emily Anderson. Music for Galway has honoured her each year and this year is no different. Given her close connections to Beethoven, it is even more important that we remember her in 2020.

Find out more about this extraordinary woman who is only starting to get the recognition she deserves. Immerse yourself in late Beethoven as John O’Conor tackles his final three piano sonatas.


2.00pm – 2:45 pm: John O’Conor – A Life Performing Beethoven

3.00 pm – 3.45 pm: Professor Mark Everist (University of Southampton): Music and the Epistolary Word:  Emily Anderson and Musicology

Followed by Q & A


This free event will be online only so please email info@musicforgalway.ie to register and receive the link.

8.00 – 10.00 pm: Concert with John O’Conor piano

Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major Op. 109

Piano Sonata No. 31 in A flat major Op. 110

Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor Op. 111


Due to National Level 3 Restrictions this concert will be presented online only as a live-stream event. The stream link will be available to purchase for €12 from Thursday 8th October at www.musicforgalway.ie . The performance will remain available (and purchasable) for a further 72 hours. 

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Date: October 15, 2020
Venue Name: The Hardiman Hotel
Address: 14/15 Eyre Square
Galway,H91 NFD2Ireland

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