MAY 22-24, 2020

Passagio
Musical Journeys in Time and Space

Enjoy the best of medieval, renaissance and baroque music in the liveliest medieval city in Europe! The 25th International Galway Early Music Festival journeys through time and space, featuring 12th-century chant for Irish saints in German monasteries,  cross-cultural music in Ireland from the 16th to the 18th centuries, musical interactions and the Crusades, and a musical journey from heaven to hell.  In association with Music for Galway, Resurgam, and Galway 2020, the festival also includes Abendmusik 3: Over the Alps. Travel throughout Europe with us to a past rich in languages, music and discovery.

Performers include Siobhán Armstrong and The Irish Consort;  Ars Choralis Coeln: Amra Chant Choir; Enea Sorini and Peppe Frana; Resurgam Chamber Choir; The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble; The Early Music Group of Kiili Estonia; and The Alphabet Baroque Club of San Francisco with guest Ruth Cunningham of Anonymous 4.

Go to the Festival Events page for a full list of events.  Get to know our performers here.
Tickets on sale soon!

Festival Audience Comments:

Great atmosphere, great music & lovely setting

Galway has a tremendous buzz and the festival has terrific organisation
Planned our Ireland trip so we could attend.