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Patrick Rafter violin

O’Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway O’Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway, Cappa Villa, University Rd University Rd, Galway

Presented in association with Arts in Action, NUI Galway Patrick Rafter Celebrated as one of Ireland’s most gifted and exciting musicians, Patrick Rafter has compelled and inspired audiences throughout the world. Hear him perform Bach, Paganini, Sivori and Ysaye.   For the first Music for Galway-curated concert of this series we are delighted to present…

Christopher Moriarty & Gabrielė Dikčiūtė

O’Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway O’Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway, Cappa Villa, University Rd University Rd, Galway

Presented in association with Arts in Action, NUI Galway Christopher Moriarty clarinet / composer  | Gabrielė Dikčiūtė cello Award winning clarinettist and composer Christopher Moriarty is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after young artists of his generation. He is joined by cellist Gabriele Dikčiūtė for an exciting programme of contemporary music.   Christopher is…

Eoin Ducrot | Chiara Opalio | Aoife Burke

Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway, Galway

Presented in association with Arts in Action, NUI Galway Eoin Ducrot violin | Chiara Opalio piano | Aoife Burke cello These three distinguished and dynamic musicians were brought together by the Spotlight Chamber Music Series, funded by the Arts Council. They will present a programme of Carlile and Brahms.   Admission is free but booking is highly…

Andreea Banciu | Aileen Cahill

Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway, Galway

Presented in association with Arts in Action, NUI Galway Andreea Banciu viola | Aileen Cahill piano Andreea and Aileen celebrate female composers including Rebecca Clarke and Clara Schumann. Andreea and Aileen have put a programme together that celebrates women composers and includes works by Clara Schumann, Rebecca Clarke and “little pieces by Jewish female composers”.…

ABL Aviation Opera Studio Artists

O’Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway O’Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway, Cappa Villa, University Rd University Rd, Galway

Presented in association with Arts in Action, NUI Galway   In this lunchtime concert, singers from the 2019/20 intake of the ABL Aviation Opera Studio will perform a selection of arias and other operatic excerpts from across the canon. It's a fantastic opportunity to hear some of Ireland's most promising vocal talent.   ABL Aviation…

CANCELLED: Collegium with Mark Duley

Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway, Galway

CANCELLED As NUI Galway is closed until further notice, this event with Collegium has unfortunately had to be cancelled. We’re sorry for any inconvenience caused. Presented in association with Arts in Action, NUI Galway Mark Duley As one of five choirs making up St Nicholas Schola Cantorum, Collegium has its home in the medieval Collegiate…

Simon Mawhinney

Presented in partnership with Arts in Action, NUI Galway Simon Mawhinney piano   Simon Mawhinney is a composer and teaches music at Queen’s University Belfast. As a pianist he has performed internationally a repertoire from Bach to Boulez. He has a particular interest in large-scale works of the 20th and 21st centuries (works by Messiaen,…

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Lunchtime Concert: Laoise O’Brien

O’Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway O’Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway, Cappa Villa, University Rd University Rd, Galway

MfG continues to present concerts as part of NUI Galway’s Arts in Action. Laoise O’Brien is an award-winning musician with over twenty years professional performance experience. A virtuosic recorder player, with For the Record, Laoise tackles preconceptions about this often undervalued instrument introducing audiences into the fascinating world of what once was known as the…

Lunchtime Concert: Julie Comparini & Yonit Kosovske

Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway, Galway

MUSIC FOR GALWAY RUNS SAP LUNCHTIME SERIES In association with Arts in Action, NUI Galway   Julie Comparini, mezzo-soprano | Yonit Kosovske, piano Hermit Songs (1953) by Samuel Barber Watershed (2020) by Ailís Ní Ríain   Watershed is a new song cycle for voice and piano inspired by the natural bodies of water and land…

Lunchtime Concert: Celebrating the 150th birthday of Ralph Vaughan Williams

Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway, 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…

Lunchtime concert:
Brendan Garde & Gary Beecher

Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway, Galway

In association with Arts in Action, University of Galway Brendan Garde violin Gary Beecher piano   BRAHMS Sonata in G Major BRAHMS Scherzo (from F-A-E Sonata) KREISLER Praeludium & Allegro KREISLER Liebesleid     These two talented Cork musicians will perform a programme which includes a selection of works for piano and violin by Brahms…

Lunchtime concert:
Cliona Doris,
Sinéad Walsh &
Fiachra de hOra

O'Donoghue Theatre, University of Galway

In association with Arts in Action, University of Galway Cliona Doris harp Sinéad Walsh flute Fiachra de hOra viola   DEBUSSY  Sonata BAX Elegiac Trio   Two outstanding Irish students are mentored by harpist Cliona Doris to perform a programme of music by Bax and Debussy. THE LUNCHTIME SERIES IS SUPPORTED BY SAP TICKETS Although…