Music for galway & Galway 2020 PRESENT

A new cello festival on the western edge of Europe


25 April – 3 May 2020
Galway, Ireland

Music for galway & Galway 2020 PRESENT

A new cello festival on the western edge of Europe


25 April – 3 May 2020
Galway, Ireland

First edition of Galway’s new Cello Festival

as part of Galway 2020

Experience the most diverse line-up of music and culture

A week-long festival of solo recitals, chamber music concerts, trad sessions, orchestral events, exhibitions, talks, world premieres, symposia, theatre performances, Bach, Beethoven, Elgar, and much more.

Experience the most diverse line-up of music and culture


25 April – 3 May 2020
Galway, Ireland

Cellissimo welcomes a superb line-up of international artists


More artists to be announced soon.

Tan Dun
Mischa Maisky
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Nicolas Altstaedt
Hannah Roberts
Marc Coppey
Natalie Haas
István Várdai
Cello Ireland

Rediscover the Cello in Galway


25 April – 3 May 2020
Galway, Ireland

A Fundraising Gala in support of Cellissimo


Eimear Noone, composer/conductor – Photo Steve Humphreys
Photo Steve Humphreys

Hotel Meyrick, Galway
Friday 1 March 2019

Music for Galway presents a Gala Evening:
Champagne Reception with 4-course dinner
Music performance by Cello Ireland
Honouring Laoch Ceoil Cellissimo – Eimear Noone, renowned composer/conductor of World of Warcraft and Warlords of Draenor, winner of Hollywood Music in Media Award
Auction with Colm O’Donnellan

Book tickets
Individual tickets at €100
Corporate Tables of 10 at €1500
Book tickets via Music for Galway on +35391705962 or email info@musicforgalway.ie

Email to book tickets

Be part of the Galway cellists photography exhibition!


Music for Galway will be hosting an exhibition in April 2020 to present the Galway Cello, specially commissioned and made for the first edition of Cellissimo. If you are over 18 and play the cello read our full press release to find out more details about how you can be involved.

View Press Release

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For further festival details, email Music for Galway at info@musicforgalway.ie

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