Saturday December 7, 2019

Galway festival take flight

30th August, 2015
Soprano Rachel Croash and Music for Galway artistic director Finghin Collins at launch of Music for Galway’s new season ‘On wings of song’ at Hotel Meyrick Galway. Pictrure: Andrew Downes, xposure

‘Very challenging indeed,’’ is how Finghin Collins sums up the month ahead. The pianist’s enthusiasm for active duty in Ireland’s music world knows no bounds, but even he recognises a daunting schedule – particularly one of the self-made variety.

On the back of a demanding summer abroad with concerts in Switzerland, Hungary and Britain – as well as some at home – Collins last week helped launch an...

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