Cellissimo 2021 – Opening Concert

Mfg’s Cellissimo Opening Concert took place March 25th 2021 live from the picturesque Kylemore Abbey.Naomi Berrill opened the first ever online triannual international cello festival with “Fragments” composed by the…

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Cellissimo 2021 – Bach Plus Concerts

Johann Sebastian Bach’s Six Solo Cello Suites performed by six star cellists on sixconsecutive lunchtimes from March 26 – March 31 2021 during CELLISSIMO, and was precededby a talk from…

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The Galway Cello and Other Stories

“The Galway Cello is an instrument that is intended to have a life, to be played and not simply admired somewhere on a stand” Naomi Berrill, Galway Cello Ambassador. Here…

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Making of the Galway Cello

The Galway Cello is one of the most exciting and unique aspects of CELLISSIMO. To include one of the main themes of Galway 2020, landscape, and taking their cue from…

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The Galway Cello

  What a beauty! Take a look at the Claddagh scroll. Have you ever seen anything like it? The Galway Cello is one of the most exciting and unique aspects…

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The Skies are Empty

The Galway Cello Scroll photograph black and white

Music for Galway – live from two places at once Cellist Yseult Cooper-Stockdale and rock/electronic musician Philip Fogarty to play collaborative concert BY KERNAN ANDREWS    Galway Advertiser, Thu, Apr…

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New Year New Programme!


We are just beyond excited to step into the new decade with all our events yet to come!Cellissimo International Cello Festival in April/May, Abendmusik  divided upon 6 Sundays throughout the year, Paperboat Opera in June…

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Cello Stories – Part 1

  Part one follows Naomi Berrill as she shares the story of the Galway Cello with the children of Inishbofin. Meet the Galway Cello; an instrument made of locally grown…

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Cellissimo Inisbofin Cello Day

Inisbofin Cello Day pic - Classical music concerts galway

Finghin Collins and Anna Lardi Fogarty give a sneak preview of what is to be expected on Inishbofin – 26 April 2020. Featuring Úna Ní Chiannain on cello.Travel from Galway…

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