Classical Notes: Galway’s adroit salvaging of its threatened agenda

Finghin Collins and Mark Duley have worked overtime to make sure this year’s Music For Galway event will go ahead online

1st November, 2020
Classical Notes: Galway’s adroit salvaging of its threatened agenda
Finghin Collins, artistic director of Music for Galway, launches the event which has been moved online. Photo: Andrew Downes

We all know the high esteem in which Leo Varadkar holds people who get up early. I actually tried out this nasty habit earlier in the year when Music For Galway invited me to an early-morning breakfast at the National Concert Hall, so as to proudly parade the diverse programme it had in the pipeline for its big-bang European City of Culture 2020 celebration.

But that was before we all crash-landed on Planet Covid-19 and our...

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