From Europe with Love: Estonia

POSTPONED

St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church

02 June 2020 at 1.10pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

This three-year lunchtime concert project celebrates the European Union’s shared musical heritage exploring its String Quartet repertoire. This month we travel to Estonia!

Apprentice Ensemble Summer Recital

POSTPONED

Lower Aula Maxima, NUI Galway

17 May 2020 at 3pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

Hear our Apprentice Ensembles perform for the final time as they complete GMR's Apprentice Ensemble Programme.

ConTempo Countywide: Oughterard

POSTPONED

Oughterard Courthouse

07 May 2020 at 1pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

Hear ConTempo Quartet on their countywide tour! On Thursday 7 May, ConTempo Quartet perform a beautiful lunchtime concert for the people of Oughterard.

From Europe with Love: Slovenia

The Port of Galway Lunchtime Series

St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church

05 May 2020 at 1.10pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

This three-year lunchtime concert project celebrates the European Union’s shared musical heritage exploring its String Quartet repertoire. This month we travel to Slovenia! 

Wait

In association with Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Nun's Island Theatre

21 April 2020 at 8pm (This event has concluded)

€12/ €7

Experience the WORLD PREMIERE of Wait a new piece for String Quartet, composed by Ailís Ní Ríain, which was co-commissioned by GMR and Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

From Europe with Love: Cyprus

The Port of Galway Lunchtime Series

St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church

07 April 2020 at 1.10pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

This three-year lunchtime concert project celebrates the European Union’s shared musical heritage exploring its String Quartet repertoire. This month we travel to Cyprus!

ConTempo Countywide: Athenry

In association with Athenry Music School

Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry

05 April 2020 at 7.30pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

Logo (2)Hear ConTempo Quartet on their countywide tour! On 5th April, we make a stop in Athenry where ConTempo Quartet will perform alongside the Athenry Camerata.

3 Kinds of Music #3

The Mick Lally Theatre, Druid Lane

04 April 2020 at 11am (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

Settle into spring with a veritable collection of musicians for a stimulating aural discovery through diverse musical traditions.

NUI Galway Open Day

CANCELLED

Siobhan McKenna Theatre, NUI Galway

28 March 2020 at 11am (This event has concluded)

FREE

Attend a taster workshop with Dr Aidan Thomson and ConTempo Quartet as part of the NUI Galway Open Day.

Waking the West

POSTPONED

Kilcornan Hall, Brothers of Charity, Clarinbridge

22 March 2020 at 6pm (This event has concluded)

€12/€10/€30 (family)

ConTempo Quartet joins forces with Coole Music Youth Orchestra and Youth Ballet West to present a spectacular evening of music and dance!

3 Kinds of Music #2

CANCELLED

The Mick Lally Theatre, Druid Lane

21 March 2020 at 11am (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

Settle into spring with a veritable collection of musicians for a stimulating aural discovery through diverse musical traditions.

From Europe with Love: Luxembourg

The Port of Galway Lunchtime Series

St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church

03 March 2020 at 1.10pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

This three-year lunchtime concert project celebrates the European Union’s shared musical heritage exploring its String Quartet repertoire. This month we travel to Luxembourg!

3 Kinds of Music #1

The Mick Lally Theatre, Druid Lane

29 February 2020 at 11am (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

Settle into spring with a veritable collection of musicians for a stimulating aural discovery through diverse musical traditions.

ConTempo Countywide: Kylemore Abbey

The Gothic Church, Kylemore Abbey

09 February 2020 at 3pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

Hear ConTempo Quartet on their countywide tour! 

From Europe with Love: Ireland

The Port of Galway Lunchtime Series

St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church

04 February 2020 at 1.10pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

This three-year lunchtime concert project celebrates the European Union’s shared musical heritage exploring its String Quartet repertoire. This month we stay at home for a special celebration of Ireland.

Apprentice Ensemble Winter Recital

Emily Anderson Concert Hall, NUI Galway

26 January 2020 at 3pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

Hear our Apprentice Ensembles perform as they reach the halfway mark on this mentorship programme.

Midwinter Festival

BEETHOVEN

Town Hall Theatre, Galway City

17 January 2020 at 8pm (This event has concluded)

€25/ €22.50/ €10 Available from www.musicforgalway.ie

GMR is delighted to continue its long-term partnership with Music for Galway by presenting ConTempo Quartet during its Midwinter Festival once again. ConTempo will open the festival this year with a concert marking the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth.

ConTempo Countywide: Headford

In association with Headford Music Works

Campbell's Tavern, Headford

15 December 2019 at 5pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

Hear ConTempo Quartet on their countywide tour! On Sunday 15 December we stop in Headford where ConTempo will perform alongside Headford Music Works Ensembles.

3 Kinds of Music Christmas Special

Sponsored by LK Shields

The Mick Lally Theatre, Druid Lane

14 December 2019 at 11am (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

Celebrate the countdown to Christmas with some seasonal airs and festive favourites from John Blek (singer/songwriter), Ciara O'Leary Fitzpatrick (concertina), and the ConTempo Quartet.

Music & Musings - WORLD PREMIERE

The Black Gate Cultural Centre

05 December 2019 at 8pm (This event has concluded)

€10/ €5

ConTempo Quartet perform the WORLD PREMIERE of a new work for String Quartet by Irish composer Ed Bennett. This work was co-commissioned by GMR and the Galway City Council as part of a three-year commissioning initiative.

From Europe with Love: Sweden

The Port of Galway Lunchtime Series

St. Nicholas Collegiate Church

03 December 2019 at 1.10pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

This three-year lunchtime concert project celebrates the European Union’s shared musical heritage exploring its String Quartet repertoire. This month we travel to Sweden!

Music & Musings - Marian Ingoldsby

The Black Gate Cultural Centre

14 November 2019 at 8pm (This event has concluded)

€10/ €5

ConTempo Quartet perform Struck by a raindrop by Irish Composer Marian Ingoldsby. This work will be paired with Britten’s String Quartet No. 3.

From Europe with Love: Bulgaria

The Port of Galway Lunchtime Series

St. Nicholas Collegiate Church

05 November 2019 at 1.10pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

This three-year lunchtime concert project celebrates the European Union’s shared musical heritage exploring its String Quartet repertoire. This month we travel to Bulgaria!

Silent Shorts

The O'Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance

08 October 2019 at 8:30pm (This event has concluded)

€15/€10 – available at www.eventbrite.ie with limited availability on the door

Enjoy a unique evening of comedy with Buster Keaton’s classics One Week (1920) and The Haunted House (1921) paired with Charlie Chaplin’s Romance The Immigrant (1917) with live music.

From Europe with Love: Spain

The Port of Galway Lunchtime Series

St. Nicholas Collegiate Church

01 October 2019 at 1.10pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

This three-year lunchtime concert project celebrates the European Union’s shared musical heritage exploring its String Quartet repertoire. This month we travel to Spain!

Music & Musings - Seán Doherty

The Black Gate Cultural Centre

26 September 2019 at 8pm (This event has concluded)

€15/€10

ConTempo Quartet perform The Devil’s Dream by Irish Composer Seán Doherty. This work will be paired with excerpts from Smetana’s String Quartet No. 1 ‘From My Life’.

Culture Night Trail at NUI Galway

Siobhan McKenna Theatre, Arts Millennium Building, NUI Galway

20 September 2019 at 1pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

GMR continues Culture Night in conjunction with NUI Galway, its long term Education Partner. Together, we bring you a lunchtime experience of music, song, art and performance on the theme of ‘movement’.

Culture Night Trail at Parkmore

EA, Parkmore

20 September 2019 at 10.30am (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome - online registration required)

Starting from EA, follow this musical trail through a number of buildings in the business park where our internationally-renowned resident ensemble, ConTempo Quartet, will bring music of the highest calibre to our Parkmore Friends. Refreshments from 10:00 am.

ConTempo Countywide: Portumna

In association with Shorelines Arts Festival

Christ Church, Portumna

19 September 2019 at 11:30am (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

Join ConTempo Quartet for a coffee concert as part of the fantastic Shorelines Arts Festival in Portumna

From Europe with Love: Germany

The Port of Galway Lunchtime Series

St. Nicholas Collegiate Church

03 September 2019 at 1.10pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (donations welcome)

This three-year lunchtime concert project celebrates the European Union’s shared musical heritage exploring its String Quartet repertoire. This month we visit Germany with a performance of Brahms String Quartet no. 2.

From Europe with Love: The Highlights

St Nicholas' Collegiate Church

16 July 2019 at 1pm (This event has concluded)

Due to popular demand, the Galway Music Residency is delighted to announce that it will present From Europe with Love: The Highlights on Tuesday 16th July at 1pm in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church.

ConTempo at Traidphicnic

An Spiddeál

07 July 2019 at 2pm (This event has concluded)

FREE (Donations Welcome)

ConTempo Quartet, with piper Pádraic Keane, will perform a varied programme of Irish music written for string quartet or music inspired by Irish themes and the uilleann pipes

ConTempo joins the Circus!

St. Joseph's Community Centre, Shantalla

16 June 2019 at 3pm & 7pm (This event has concluded)

Available on the door: €10/ €6/ €25 (family)

Continuing a long-standing tradition of collaboration across the art forms in Galway, the Galway Music Residency and the Galway Community Circus join forces for two performances on Sunday 16 June at 3pm and 7pm in St Joseph’s Community Centre, Shantalla.

From Europe with Love: Denmark

Lunchtimes with ConTempo

St. Nicholas Collegiate Church

04 June 2019 at 1.10pm (This event has concluded)

Free - Donations Welcome

Year one of the Galway Music Residency’s ambitious Lunchtime with ConTempo project entitled From Europe with Love concludes on Tuesday 4th June at 1:10pm in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church.

Connecting the Dots

An Exhibition

Ballinasloe Library, Ballinasloe

16 May 2019 at 6pm (This event has concluded)

Free

The Galway Music Residency invites the people of Galway to a public exhibition celebrating the output of an intergenerational, multi-ethnic project entitled Connecting the Dots.

From Europe with Love: Latvia

Lunchtimes with ConTempo

St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church

07 May 2019 at 1.10pm (This event has concluded)

Free - Donations Welcome

The Galway Music Residency’s ambitious Lunchtime with ConTempo project entitled From Europe with Love continues on Tuesday 7th May at 1:10pm in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church.

Music for Galway's Lunchtime Series presents: GMR's Apprentice Ensembles

Emily Anderson Concert Hall, NUI Galway

24 April 2019 at 1pm (This event has concluded)

Free

The Galway Music Residency (GMR) is delighted to present its 2018/19 Apprentice Ensembles in their final performance as part of Music for Galway (MfG) Lunchtime Series which is run in association with NUI Galway’s Arts in Action and sponsored by SAP.

ConTempo Countywide: Loughrea

The Abbey, Loughrea

13 April 2019 at 7.30pm (This event has concluded)

Free

As part of its ConTempo Countywide series, the Galway Music Residency in partnership with Coole Music & Arts presents a very special evening concert on Saturday 13th April at 7:30pm in The Abbery, Loughrea.

NUI Galway Open Day

O'Donoghue Centre, NUI Galway

06 April 2019 at 2pm (This event has concluded)

Free

Join ConTempo Quartet and Dr Aidan Thomson of the BA in Music for a taster music workshop as part of NUI Galway's spring Open Day.