Lunchtime Concert: Celebrating the 150th birthday of Ralph Vaughan Williams
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 1:00 pm
Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway
MUSIC FOR GALWAY RUNS SAP LUNCHTIME SERIES
In association with Arts in Action, NUI Galway
Christopher Bowen tenor | Finghin Collins piano | ConTempo Quartet
INA BOYLE “Lament for Bion” (world premiere)
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS “On Wenlock Edge”
This very special lunchtime concert features six musicians in an outstanding programme which includes two major 20th century works: the world premiere of Irish composer Ina Boyle’s “Lament for Bion” for tenor and string quartet and Vaughan Wiliams’ popular song cycle “On Wenlock Edge” for tenor, string quartet and piano.
MfG’s Artistic Director Finghin Collins and Galway’s ConTempo Quartet are joined by New Zealand tenor Christopher Bowen to perform these evocative works.
Presented in association with the Galway Music Residency and NUI Galway Arts in Action
Tickets: Although these concerts are free, it is advisable to register to avoid disappointment.
These concerts are relaxed performances, intended specifically to be sensitive to and accepting of audience members who may benefit from a more relaxed environment.