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Music for Galway

Midwinter Festival

Town Hall Theatre

Programme details:
Sharon Carty, mezzo-soprano
Finghin Collins, piano
ConTempo Quartet
John Finucane, clarinet
Ríona Ó Duinnín, flute
John Leonard, bassoon
Hannah Miller, horn
Dominic Dudley, double bass
Chrisopher Bowen, tenor
Collegium choir
RIAM Student Quartet
Jeremy Dibble, musicologist

All events take place at the Town Hall Theatre except otherwise stated

Friday 21st January – 3.00pm

TALK: Jeremy Dibble - Stanford as a composer of chamber music

Friday 21st – 6.00pm

SCHUMANN/STANFORD/BRIDGE Selected Songs
REINECKE Flute Sonata “Undine” Op. 167
STANFORD Stanford String Quartet No. 6 Op. 122
Total Time 63 Mins

Saturday 22nd January – 11.00am

TALK: Jeremy Dibble - Stanford and his pupils

Saturday 22nd January – 2.00pm - St Nicholas Collegiate Church

PARRY Music when soft voices die
WOOD Full fathom five
GRAINGER Brigg Fair
WOOD Come sleep
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Turtle Dove
PARRY My delight and thy delight
STANFORD
Op 53 Praised be Diana
Op 49 Corydon
Op 110 Heraclitus
Op 119 The Blue Bird
Op 119 Chillingham

COLERIDGE TAYLOR Hiawatha's Wedding Feast
Total Time 60 Mins

Saturday 22nd January – 6.00pm

SCHUMANN Adagio and Allegro Op. 70 for cello and piano
STANFORD
Fantasy No. 1 for clarinet quintet in G minor
REBECCA CLARKE/MURIEL HERBERT Selected songs
SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Clarinet Quintet Op. 10
Total Time 67 Mins

Sunday 23rd January – 11.00 am

FRANK BRIDGE Three Idylls for string quartet
STANFORD Clarinet Sonata Op. 129
REBECCA CLARKE Viola Sonata
Total Time 57 MINS

Sunday 23rd January – 3.00pm

BRAHMS FAE Scherzo
SAMUEL COLERDIGE-TAYLOR Nos. 1 and 2 from Four African Dances
HERBERT / CLARKE Selection of Songs
WILLIAM HURLSTONE Phantasie for String Quartet in A minor
STANFORD Nonet in F major Op. 95
Total Time 60 MINS

Sunday 23rd January – 6.15 pm

FILMS

That's None of My Business - Two men of distinction recall their youthful attempt to desegregate a Royal Philharmonic Orchestra concert in Jackson, Mississippi, 1963. Premiere of short film by Charles Kaufmann.

Samuel Coleridge Taylor and His Music in America, 1900–1912
Full feature documentary by Charles Kaufmann

Total running time of the two films: 90 minutes

Ticket prices and booking:
Main concerts: €20/€18 | Students (full time) €10 | MfG Friends €16
Choral concert: €15/€13.50 | Students (full time) €6 | MfG Friends €11
Film: €8/€7
Talks: Free
Festival Ticket: €95/86 | MfG Friends: €82
‘Festival Ticket’ discount applied automatically when purchasing all 5 events in one transaction

Streaming:
Main concerts: €15
Film: €8/€7

Booking: musicforgalway.ie | Town Hall Theatre 091 569777

The Midwinter Festival is sponsored by MJ Conroy and NUI Galway
ConTempo Quartet is presented in association with Galway Music Residency



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