About GEM

About GEMGalway Early Music promotes the performance of medieval, renaissance and baroque music in Galway City and County.

Galway Early Music’s main event is

The Galway Early Music Festival

which runs annually in May and features concerts by top international performers, workshops, schools events and music and theatre in the Galway City Museum and in the street.  The Festival has a unique, relaxed and friendly atmosphere and highlights the medieval town of Galway and the artistic and cultural richness of the area.About GEM, Seoda

Galway Early Music promotes occasional concerts, talks and workshops throughout the year as well.  GEM also has its own ensemble, Seoda (= gems in Irish), which is open to any musicians who would like to explore early music performance.  Seoda performs throughout the year at functions and local events.

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