Cellissimo 2021 – Opening Concert

30 August 2021

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 renowned Bill Whelan.

This unique and stunning piece was followed by a cracking programme of well-loved classics , featuring the Irish Chamber Orchestra, directed by French cellist Marc Coppey, who was joined by one of his former students at the Paris Conservatoire and a true rising star: the young Dublin cellist Christopher Ellis.

Take a look at the concert pics below!