Big mu­si­cal birth­day bash for GMR

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - MUSICNEWS -

The Gal­way Mu­sic Res­i­dency plans to cel­e­brate its 10th birth­day later this month with a fes­ti­val in­cor­po­rat­ing both day­time events and evening con­certs.

On Fe­bru­ary 27th, Feb 28th and March 1st, the clas­si­cal-ori­ented res­i­dency pro­gramme will host con­certs by The Con­Tempo String Quar­tet, the cur­rent en­sem­ble-in-resi- dence, as they per­form with artists such as The RTÉ Van Brugh Quar­tet, Der­mot Dunne, Ariel Hernán­dez, pi­anist Is­abelle O’Connor and com­poser Karen Power, the lat­ter pre­sent­ing the world pre­miere of her new work.

Free day­time recitals with read­ings by poet Kevin O’Sul­li­van, per­for­mances by cel­list and vo­cal­ist Naomi Ber­rill (left) and more will also take place. For more, see the­gal­way­mu­si­cres­i­dency.ie

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