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Sligo Pops: A Night at the Movies

Sligo Pops: A Night at the Movies
26 November, 2018

In a night of musical celebration, it’s lights, camera, action! at Hawk’s Well theatre on 2nd December, as we present Sligo Pops: A Night at the Movies. Featuring a range of musical treats from the silver screen, this event is sure to be a hit with fans of widescreen anthems, evocative scores, and long-player soundtracks.

The inaugural Sligo Pops concert, this special event will celebrate not just the sounds of the cinema, but the wealth of instrumental talent to be found in Sligo. Performing music from some of the great, all-time favourite blockbuster film scores, the event will feature a range of soloists, duets, ensembles and even orchestras, transporting the listener to Hollywood and beyond, on a magical movie-themed adventure.

Set to take part are the Junior Orchestra, Sinfonietta & Jazz Orchestra from the Sligo Academy of Music, and Sligo Concert Band. Also premiering on the evening, the Sligo Community Orchestra will be on song. Throw into the mix some of Sligo’s most well-known musical faces such as Niamh Crowley, Sinead Conway, Luke Devaney, Kieran Quinn, Michael Rooney and John Joe Kelly, Maija Kravale, Lawrence Gallagher & Patrick Short, Claudia Schwab, Kate Gavin, Conor McDonagh & Emma Benson and the stage is set for what will surely be a night of Oscar-winning performances. 

Don't miss this unforgettable evening, which will include some festive classics to put you in the Christmas spirit.

Sligo Pops: A Night at the Movies takes place at 8pm on Sunday 2nd December. Tickets, priced at €16/8 u18s (plus €1 booking fee) are available now.  

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