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Exhibition performance – Lucy Railton

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Lucy Railton cello   Lucy Railton performs a series of improvisations on solo cello as a journey through the instruments range using various processes of transformation, illuminating the cello's range and tonal properties through an exploration of its resonance.   C.A.N.V.A.S. co-curated Lucy Railton’s performance with Rob D'Eath, originally for…

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Naomi Berrill

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present Naomi Berrill, cello Live-streamed from The Mick Lally Theatre in Galway City, Irish cellist, singer and composer Naomi Berrill will present her most recent album 'Suite Dreams' in a solo recital as part of Music for Galway's 'CELLISSIMO' Festival. Suite Dreams, released by Warner in 2020 is a…

€12.00

Masterclass – Naomi Berrill

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Naomi Berrill One of our legacy ambitions is to give a new generation of cellists the opportunity to learn and develop their skills. As we gather some of the top cellists in the world for CELLISSIMO, we decided to invite a small group of eight budding cellists…

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Bach Plus 2 – Tatjana Vassiljeva

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Tatjana Vassiljeva cello BACH Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor KODÁLY Sonata for solo cello - first movement Allegro maestoso ma appassionato SAARIAHO Spins and Spells   Get your Bach Cello Suite fix every day from Friday 26 to Wednesday 31 March, as each day performers…

€10

Masterclass – Adrian Brendel

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Adrian Brendel One of our legacy ambitions is to give a new generation of cellists the opportunity to learn and develop their skills. As we gather some of the top cellists in the world for CELLISSIMO, we decided to invite a small group of eight budding cellists…

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Beethoven Sonatas – NOTE CHANGE OF START TIME FROM 7.30pm to 8.30pm

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Christopher Ellis cello | Marc Coppey cello | Christopher Marwood cello | William Butt cello | Adrian Mantu cello | Finghin Collins piano | Richard Wigmore musicologist   Live-streamed from Claregalway Castle   BEETHOVEN The Five Sonatas for Cello and Piano Sonata No. 1 in F major Op. 5…

€15.00

Masterclass – Jakob Koranyi

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Jakob Koranyi One of our legacy ambitions is to give a new generation of cellists the opportunity to learn and develop their skills. As we gather some of the top cellists in the world for CELLISSIMO, we decided to invite a small group of eight budding cellists…

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Bach Plus 3 – Adrian Brendel

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Adrian Brendel cello HOLST Fall of the Leaf HARVEY Curve with Plateaux BACH Suite No. 3 in C minor BWV 1009   Get your Bach Cello Suite fix every day from Friday 26 to Wednesday 31 March, as each day performers play one suite and choose companion…

€10

Masterclass – Hannah Roberts

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Hannah Roberts One of our legacy ambitions is to give a new generation of cellists the opportunity to learn and develop their skills. As we gather some of the top cellists in the world for CELLISSIMO, we decided to invite a small group of eight budding cellists…

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From Prussia with Love

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   ConTempo Quartet | Christopher Marwood cello MOZART String Quartet K. 575 SCHUBERT Cello Quintet in C major, D. 956   A chamber music concert with particular emphasis on the cello will be streamed from Portumna Castle. One of Mozart’s Prussian Quartets, written for the King of Prussia,…

€12.00

Masterclass – Mischa Maisky

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Mischa Maisky One of our legacy ambitions is to give a new generation of cellists the opportunity to learn and develop their skills. As we gather some of the top cellists in the world for CELLISSIMO, we decided to invite a small group of eight budding cellists…

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Bach Plus 4 – Hannah Roberts

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Hannah Roberts cello   BACH Suite No. 4 in E flat major BWV 1010 BEAMISH “Gala Water” Blow the Wind Southerly (trad. Arr Kanneh-Mason)   Get your Bach Cello Suite fix every day from Friday 26 to Wednesday 31 March, as each day performers play one suite…

€10.00

Masterclass – Natalie Haas

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Natalie Haas One of our legacy ambitions is to give a new generation of cellists the opportunity to learn and develop their skills. As we gather some of the top cellists in the world for CELLISSIMO, we decided to invite a small group of eight budding cellists…

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Student Showcase Concert

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Student Showcase Concert Here we showcase our eight students, who have been taking masterclasses with our international cello soloists throughout the festival. This will be a true celebration of the talent that is here in Ireland, growing, learning, developing and inspiring us all. The students, aged from…

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Bach Plus 5 – Marc Coppey

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Marc Coppey cello BACH Suite No. 5 in C minor DUPORT Etude No. 8 POPPE Zwölf (2014) DUTILLEUX Strophes sur le nom de Sacher (1976)   Get your Bach Cello Suite fix every day from Friday 26 to Wednesday 31 March, as each day performers play one…

€10.00

“Hup the Cello!” – The Cello in Irish Trad Music with Natalie Haas and Guests

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Natalie Haas cello | Caitlín Nic Gabhann concertina | Ciarán Ó Maonaigh fiddle Join us online for a live-streamed event with some of today’s most prominent figures in the Irish cello world as we discuss the history of the Irish cello, the challenges of being accepted into the…

€12.00

Bach Plus 6 – Christopher Ellis

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Christopher Ellis cello BACH Suite no 6 in D major BWV 1012 CASSADÓ Suite for Solo Cello   Get your Bach Cello Suite fix every day from Friday 26 to Wednesday 31 March, as each day performers play one suite and choose companion pieces to go along…

€10.00

Rostropovich Talk

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   Rostropovich Talk Moscow born, Galway resident Ludmila Snigireva will give a talk on the legendary Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. She will be joined by Mischa Maisky, who studied with Rostropovich.   Lecturer of Russian Literature and Tutor of Russian at Short Courses Series, NUI Galway, she is…

€12.00

‘The Cellist’ – Film

Music for Galway & Galway 2020 present   The Cellist - a film by Murray Grigor Supporting his family at 8, playing for silent movies, surviving pogroms, Piatigorsky became principal cellist of the Bolshoi at 15 & met Lenin. Virtuoso cellist and raconteur, escaping the Soviet Union made him an action hero. Fleeing Europe in…

€12.00

Mischa & Lily Maisky

BEETHOVEN Seven Variations in E flat major on Mozart’s Magic Flute in E flat major, WoO 46 BRITTEN Sonata for Cello and Piano in C, Op. 65 TCHAIKOVSKY – Autumn Song (“October” from “The Seasons”, Op.37a/10) – Valse Sentimentale, Op.51/6 RACHMANINOV – Melodie, op.3/3, – Twilight, op.21/3 – Vocalise, op.34/14 – Elegie, op.3/1 PIAZZOLLA Le…

€20.00