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Galway has ‘romantic glow’ for a midwinter love-in

On January 19-21, Galway's Midwinter Festival takes on the fascinating subject of Composers in Love, with concerts reflecting the music created during periods of intense romantic passion in their lives

17th December, 2017
The ConTempo Quartet will play Janácek’s Intimate Letters at the Galway Midwinter FestivalFrances Marshall

I’d be willing to bet on Galway’s 2018 Midwinter Festival being the first festival of the new year, but then one never knows what has been planned in some small village or backwater somewhere. We love our festivals and are addicted to intriguing lures, so Galway has really jump-started the year with a weekend that promises – in its own words – “a romantic glow’’.

On January 19-21 it...

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