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In celebration of his 70th birthday, Sir James Galway selects for his fans a collection of his favorite songs - all on one CD for the first time. Consisting of 19 tracks and over 70 minutes of music, Celebrating 70: A Collection of Personal Favorites spans the illustrious career of the beloved flutist and represents his entire catalogue. This new collection is a fitting tribute to an extraordinary musician who has recorded dozens of albums and sold over 30 million units worldwide. Galway is internationally regarded as both a matchless interpreter of the classical repertoire and a consummate entertainer whose charismatic appeal crosses all musical boundaries. His unique sound and superb musicianship have made him one of the most respected and sought-after performing artists of our time.
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Sir James Galway will perform for Pope Francis during visit to Irish Republic / Belfast Telegraph
Sir James Galway is in line to perform for Pope Francis during his visit to the Republic in August, it was reported last night. The Irish Independent said that the Belfast-born flautist will join Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli and performers from Riverdance in the line-up of artists at the World Meeting of Families' festival at Croke Park on August 25. Up to 15,000 overseas visitors from 114 countr...
Ulster Orchestra 50th anniversary concert honours James Galway / Belfast Telegraph review
The Ulster Orchestra's special concert to complete its 50th anniversary year and to honour Sir James Galway, its Artist Laureate, was a virtual "This Is Your Life", and a magical evening. Galway's pulling-power was evident in the packed Waterfront Hall, and the concept of mixing his life story with his virtuosity worked well. This required deft handling by presenter Gerry Kelly, and conductor Dav...
The Galway's are magnificent on last night of Bury St Edmunds Festival / Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
This last night of the Bury St Edmunds Festival was celebrated with the world-renowned Sir James Galway performing to a packed house. His mastery of the flute is legendary and yet he makes it seem so easy. You felt the audience were in awe of this man and his music. Sir James has a wicked and mischievous sense of humour and the glint in his eyes reinforces how much enjoyment he is getting out of his perf...
Sir James & Lady Jeanne Galway embark on 22-U.S. city tour with the Polish Chamber Orchestra / Irish America Q&A
Flutist Sir James Galway is internationally regarded as both a matchless interpreter of classical music and a consummate entertainer whose charismatic appeal crosses all musical boundaries. During his 50-year career, the Belfast-born Galway has sold more than 30 million albums and recorded more than 60. Starting February 22, Sir James will embark on a 22-U.S.-city tour with the Polish Chamber Orchestra a...
James Galway: practice is the only way / ejinsight
Renowned flautist Sir James Galway, studied at, but never graduated from, two of the most prestigious music schools in England – the Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He has played with the most distinguished orchestras in the world, from the Royal Philharmonic to the Berlin Philharmonic where he was principal flutist. Mr. Galway has established an online ...
Sir James Galway: Flute maestro reflects on his career / BBC
He's been described as the hardest working man in the music industry and at 75, Sir James Galway still exudes the energy and enthusiasm of a 20-year-old. From Belfast to Bangkok, the musical maestro has played thousands of concerts all over the world, with a professional career spanning five decades. He is still touring even now and despite having lived in Switzerland for the past 40 years, h...
BBC 4 set to present - Being James Galway: An Intimate Portrait
In the run up to St. Patrick's Day, BBC Four will air a number of special programmes on the subject of Irish landscape and music. including a film on world class flutist Sir James Galway called - Being James Galway: An Intimate Portrait Of Sir James Galway. Regarded by many as the finest flautist of his generation, the March 13 programme charts Galway's remarkable rise to the top of the classica...
Sir James Galway honored with Gramophone's Lifetime Achievement Award / The Guardian
Sir James Galway was honored for his Lifetime Achievement at the 2014 Gramophone Classical Music Awards, an annual celebration of the best in recorded classical music. Internationally regarded as a matchless interpreter of the classical repertoire, Galway has sold more than 30 million records worldwide. His unique sound and superb musicianship have made him one of the most respected and sought-after...
Smart flute technique keeps James Galway vibrant at 74 / Chicago Sun-Times feature
James Galway recently launched an online series of interactive flute tutorials for beginners of all ages. This hardly comes as a surprise. After all, who knows more about playing the instrument than he does? Some older flutists suffer from physical ailments that derive from incorrect posture or finger positions - a plight that Galway has been able to avoid. "The proof in the pudding of my method is i...
Sir James Galway - 'The four minute interview' with The Irish Independent
Sir James Galway will perform with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall, on Friday June 20, as part of the Bill Whelan Gala and the Irish Independent took the opportunity to sit down with the legendary flutist for 'The four minute interview.' ...
James Galway joins ICO for 1st concert of the season
The first orchestra of the season, the Irish Chamber Orchestra, showed up for the Philharmonic Society of Orange County on Monday night with Flutist James Galway@Segerstrom Hall. The program was billed as an evening of "light classics," and that it was, in an old school kind of way. There was plenty of lighter fare on the agenda, but none of it was pop, per se. And both halves of the program were an...
James Galway: Celebrating 70: A Collection of Personal Favorites
In celebration of his 70th birthday, Sir James Galway selects for his fans a collection of his favorite songs - all on one CD for the first time. Consisting of 19 tracks and over 70 minutes of music, Celebrating 70: A Collection of Personal Favorites spans the illustrious career of the beloved flutist and represents his entire catalogue. This new collection is a fitting tribute to an ...