Galway Music Residency


ConTempo Quartet with special guest Finghin Collins, Piano

Bogdan Sofei, Violin I
Ingrid Nicola
, Violin II
Andrea Banciu
, Viola
Andrian Mantu
, Cello

To celebrate its 25th birthday, ConTempo Quartet will perform its favourite works, some of the most beautiful music ever composed for string quartet. The quartet will also be joined by renowned Irish pianist Finghin Collins, a long–time friend and collaborator, for a finale concert of Russian connections.

This programme will include works by Irish/Russian composer John Field and Shostakovich’s only work for piano and string quartet.

ConTempo Quartet was appointed Galway Music Residency’s Ensemble in Residence in 2002. The quartet maintains a national and international presence as one of the most exciting ensembles performing today. Collins is one of Ireland’s most successful musicians and significant musical ambassadors. He is also Artistic Director of Music for Galway and the New Ross Piano Festival.

This event is seated in socially distant pods of two persons known to each other. Unfortunately due to extremely limited capacity we are unable to accommodate single bookings at this time.

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