Galway Early Music Festival 2019

Galway Early Music Festival 2019

Friday, 24 May 2019, 1.00pm

The 2019 Galway Early Music Festival takes place on 24–26 May in various venues around Galway.

This year’s festival has a particular focus on dance – medieval and renaissance dances from bransles to Playford dances – and several dance workshops. Plus there are a range of concerts featuring international and Irish artists over the weekend. Features artists include ¡Fandango! (Yonit Kosovske, Wolodymyr Smishkewych, Yovanna Torres Blanco and Redmond O’Toole), Sharon Carty, The York Waits, Frenchville Brass Ensemble, Obsidienne et Compagnie, Deborah Catterall, The Gregory Walkers, Kelsey Schuhle and more

See events below. For further information and booking, visit http://galwayearlymusic.com/festival/

Friday, May 24, 1pm, Mick Lally Theatre, Druid Lane: ¡Fandango!
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Friday, May 24, 8pm, St Nicholas Collegiate Church: Suitcase Arias
Sharon Carty, Soprano, with baroque ensemble led by Claire Duff
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Saturday, May 25, 4pm, Mick Lally Theatre: Chansons à danser
Obsidienne et Compagnie
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Saturday, May 25, 8pm, St Nicholas Collegiate Church: A Renaissance Revel
The York Waits with Deborah Catterall
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Sunday, May 26, 5pm, Meyrick Hotel: The Dancing Master
The Gregory Walkers, St Nicholas Choristers, Athenry Horizon Orchestra, and The Red Earl’s Consort
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Sunday, May 26, 9pm, TBC: Dancing at the Crossroads
The Gregory Walkers
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Festival Playlist

“…a weekend that showed Galway…knows where to find some of the most imaginative and cultivated performers of today’s early music world. Shirley Apthorpe, Financial Times, 25/05/2009

a small festival (that) manages to assemble a program of remarkably high international quality, and to generate a very friendly atmosphere with a lot of fun activities. It is definitely a festival to recommend. Kjellrun Åsgard Kleven and Kyrre Slind, festival visitors from Norway

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2019 Galway Early Music Festival Preview

Published on 10 May 2019

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