Lunchtime with ConTempo, Tuesday 1 November 2022 1:10pm

Venue: St Nicholas' Collegiate Church, Lombard St, Galway

Date: 01 November 2022 at 1:10pm

Price: FREE

Galway Music Residency’s Lunchtime with ConTempo series continues on Tuesday 1 November at 1:10pm with a special performance entitled Landscapes: Music for guitar and string quartet, launching a new Guest Resident Artist programme.

This expansive new Guest Artist Residency sees internationally renowned Italian guitarist Marco Ramelli join forces with Galway Music Residency’s Ensemble-In-Residence, ConTempo Quartet, for six concerts of beautifully curated music this November and December.

On Tuesday 1 November, the programme will feature music from Italy, Romania and Ireland, including the world premiere of Irish composer Greg Caffrey's Cúig Sruthanna (five streams), Luigi Boccherini's Fandango, Paul Constantinescu's Presto and Ionel Doru Popovici's Byzantine Song, performed by Marco Ramelli and ConTempo Quartet.

Entry is Free and booking is recommended Book your ticket here

Contempo Quartet is the resident ensemble of Galway Music Residency and was RTE’s Resident Quartet from 2014 until 2019. Praised as a “fabulous foursome” (Irish Independent) and noted for performances which are “exceptional” (The Strad) and “full of imaginative daring” (The Irish Times), ConTempo Quartet has forged a unique place in Irish musical life.

*This concert will be repeated in Claregalway Castle on Sunday 20 November at 3:00pm.

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