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Mid-Winter Festival – Jeremy Dibble Talk


Friday January 21 – 6:00 p.m.

Town Hall Theater

Jeremy Dibble Talk Part 1: Stanford as a Chamber Music Composer

For its Midwinter 2022 festival, Music for Galway highlights a largely unsung hero in music history, Irish composer Sir Charles Villiers Stanford.

While many music lovers may have a passing knowledge of some of his choral music, the breadth and breadth of his vast musical production deserves much greater recognition.

Stanford’s influence and legacy as one of the 20th century’s most important composition professors are hard to overstate. Throughout the weekend, alongside chamber and vocal works from Stanford himself, we hear music from composers who influenced him, but also many composers who studied with him in London.

“Sir. Stanford’s music is dramatically significant, as well as beautiful in itself. It has, moreover, that quality among modern composers – style. The Times, London” The teaching at Stanford seemed to be without method or plan. His review mostly consisted of “I like it, boy,” or “This is ugly, boy.” (The latter in most cases), and perhaps that is where its value lies. His pupil, Edgar Bainton

This event is free.

Please check other STANFORD Midwinter Festival events

Reservation at the Théâtre de la Mairie: [email protected] | 091 569777

Main concerts: € 25 / € 22.50 | Students (full time) € 10 | MfG Friends € 21

Choral concert: € 15 / € 13.50 | Students (full time) € 6 | MfG Friends 11 €

Cinema: € 8 € 7

Conferences: free

Festival ticket: 90 € / 81 € | MfG Friends: 77 €

Only fully vaccinated individuals are permitted to attend our events in person. Masks must be worn throughout the show. No drinks will be available during intermission.

Tickets will be available for purchase from Wednesday December 15, 2021

The Midwinter Festival is sponsored by MJ Conroy and NUI Galway

ConTempo Quartet is presented in association with Galway Music Residency


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