first_imgThe Big Cash Drag Races took place down at the Airport Drag Strip.  Picture: Amber DavyRacers line up in the pits to wait their turn to compete in the Drag Race. Picture: Amber DavyThe riders in the Motorcycle Toy Run leave the parking lot of the Northwood Hotel to make their way down to Taylor.                                                       Picture: Amber Davy- Advertisement –Before heading down to Taylor, the motorcyclists make an appearance at the Drag Races, hoping to raise more money for the Fort St. John Hospital Foundation. Picture: Amber Davylast_img read more


first_imgThe Donegal Chamber Music Festival has firmly established itself as a highlight in the north west’s musical calendar.Celebrating its 4th season this year, the fantastically talented Donegal chamber ensembles performed concerts in the stunning locations of Glebe House and Gallery and Glenveagh Castle for the four-day festival of classical music.Belfast-born composer Elaine Agnew was the featured composer at the weekend’s 4th Donegal Chamber Music Festival which ran from Thursday October 12th to Sunday October 15th 2017.The composer conducted the ensembles who performed her specially arranged pieces which featured in all of the concerts including the Donegal Junior Strings Orchestra family concert on Satuday afternoon.Opening the festival in the intimate setting of Glebe House, the Szabó-Yélamo String Duo enchanted the audience with a programme of romantic Spanish classics, Latin American songs and popular tangos. A magical evening!The Donegal Chamber Orchestra continued to weave a musical spell over the audience in the drawing room of Glenveagh Castle with a wonderful reportiore, including Vivaldi’s Concert for Strings, Bizet’s Carmen and Elaine Agnew’s Take Off, on Friday and Sunday.This annual chamber music festival is organised by the Donegal Chamber Music Society in association with Donegal Music Education Partnership.Making magic in the hills of Donegal – the 4th Donegal Chamber Music Festival was last modified: October 20th, 2017 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more