Galway Early Music Festival 2017

Galway Early Music Festival 2017

Friday, 19 May 2017, 1.00pm

Galway Early Music Festival
May 19-21, 2017
SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW!
An annual festival of medieval, renaissance & baroque music in Galway, the liveliest medieval city in Europe on the Wild Atlantic Way!
Festival ticket

Festival Events
FRIDAY 19 MAY
Time-Travel – Temenos
Laoise O’Brien – recorders, Paul Roe – Clarinets
Opening concert!
19/05/2017 / 1:00 pm
Chapel of the Poor Clares, Nun’s Island, Galway
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Romance and Reverence
Crux Vocal Ensemble (dir. Paul McGough) with Natalia, saxophone

“Some of the finest singing I have heard from an Irish Choir” - Tim Thurston
19/05/2017 / 8:00 pm
St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church Galway
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SATURDAY 20 MAY
Music on the streets of the Latin Quarter
10:30 am
Free event – more information.

Charlie Byrne’s Story Time
20/05/2017 / 11:00 am
Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, Middle StGalway
Free event – more information.

Exhibition: Musical Gifts from Animals
Ancient Music Ireland
Simon O’Dwyer and Maria Cullen O’Dwyer
20/05/2017 / 11:00 am
Mechanic’s Institute, Middle StGalway
Free event – more information.

Drop-in Coffee Concert
20/05/2017 / 11:00 am
St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway
Free event – more information.

Flower & Fur, Fin & Fairy - Family Event
20/05/2017 / 12:00 pm
The Ruby Room, The King’s Head Pub, High St, Galway
Free event – more information.

Musical Gifts from Animals: Bone – Shell – Stone – Skin - Horn
20/05/2017 / 2:00 pm
Mechanic’s Institute, Middle StGalway
Free event – more information.

Musica Nova: Musical Innovation in 14th Century Italy
“Imagine a medieval band cutting loose in the village square on a festival day!” - Jeremy Eichler, The Boston Globe
Simone Sorini: voice, gittern
Goffredo Degli Esposti: double flute, shawm, bagpipes
Gabriele Russo: viol, rebec, medieval trumpet
Enea Sorini: voice, percussion
20/05/2017 / 8:00 pm
St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway
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SUNDAY 21 MAY
Medieval Dance - then and now
Lise Carrel and Jacopo Bisagni
21/05/2017 / 12:00 pm
Upstairs, Busker Browne’s Pub, Cross St, Galway
Free event – more information.

Early Irish Harp Taster Workshop
with Sylvia Crawford
21/05/2017 / 2:00 pm
Upstairs, Busker Browne’s Pub, Cross St, Galway
Free event – more information.

Haste to the Wedding
The Gregory Walkers (Laoise O’Brien, recorders; Malachy Robinson, viols; Eamon Sweeney, guitars & lute)
Athenry Music School Horizon Orchestra (dir. Daire Mac Mághnuis)
St Nicholas Choristers (dir. Mark Duley)
Galway Adult Strings (dir. Dave Clarke)
The Red Earl’s Musicians
Frenchville Brass Ensemble 

21/05/2017 / 5:00 pm
St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway
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BOOKING TICKETS
All tickets are booked through the Town Hall Theatre.  You can book online at www.tht.ie.ie or by phone at +353 091 569777 Mon-Sat, 10am-7.30pm. (Visa, MasterCard and Visa Debit are accepted) or call into the box office at the Town Hall Theatre at Courthouse Square, Galway,  Mon-Sat, 10am-7.30pm.

Please note telephone and personal bookings are subject to the Town Hall Theatre Development Charge of 50centper ticket and online bookings are subject to a €1 Booking & Development Charge per ticket.

CONCESSIONS
There is a special price of €6 for students for Friday and Saturday concerts.  Concessions apply to senior citizens and the unwaged

For more information, visit http://galwayearlymusic.com/.

View or download the festival programme below.

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Published on 12 May 2017

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