Music for Galway and Galway 2020 present
CELLISSIMO – a cello festival reawakens
March 25th to 31st 2021
True to its original vision, CELLISSIMO celebrates the cello, one of the world’s most beloved and versatile instruments; Music for Galway has re-imagined the festival in order to deliver breathtaking music and the sensations of the West of Ireland to people’s homes.
CELLISSIMO – Music for the Senses
March 25th to 31st March 2021
The touch of wool, the heady taste of beer, the subtleties of crumbling cheese: can this be music? We will bring you a taste and touch of the real West during a series of online and hybrid live events. A tiered ticketing system will allow the concert ticket to expand for those who wish for a more immersive experience.
CELLISSIMO – A Piece of You
March 20th and 21st March 2021
A Piece of You is a live intimate and interactive performance over Zoom for up to three people at a time; a private concert for an individual adult or a child with their family.
CELLISSIMO – Exhibition
Opens 25th March 2021
This exhibition will highlight the Galway Cello, a cello fashioned of timber grown in Co. Galway (concept by Philip Fogarty) for CELLISSIMO as part of the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture programme and commissioned by Music for Galway from luthier Kuros Torkzadeh.
ALL CELLISSIMO PERFORMANCES WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ACCESS AND PURCHASE UNTIL SUNDAY 4 APRIL WHEN THEY WILL COME OFF-LINE AT 7.30PM.