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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Album reviews: Birdy; Royal Blood; Girl In Red

Music Tony Clayton-Lea 4 days ago

Rhythm Nation: Peter Doran picks the playlist

Music Andrew Lynch 4 days ago

Classical Notes: The ‘classical Netflix’ gets its first airing at last

Music Dick O'Riordan 4 days ago

St Vincent interview: ‘I think I’m really lucky in that my work has always saved me’

Music Tanya Sweeney 5 days ago