Music for Galway celebrates Beethoven

DATE Midwinter Festival 17 – 19 January 2020, Beethoven 9 - 12 December 2020
VENUE Midwinter Festival Town Hall Theatre, Beethoven 9th Galway Cathedral

On 12 December, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, including EU hymn Ode to Joy, will resound throughout Galway Cathedral. Choirs from all over Galway city and county will join the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and a star-studded cast of soloists in a performance conducted by Kenneth Montgomery.

Commemorating what would have been Beethoven’s 250th Birthday, the Music for Galway (MfG) Midwinter Festival focuses on Beethoven’s early period and presents three chamber music concerts featuring Russian star violinist Alina Ibragimova, French pianist Cédric Tiberghien, Galway’s ConTempo Quartet, plus a mix of Irish and international wind players.

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