Cellissimo 2024

The programme for the international cello festival Cellissimo, which takes place in Galway over nine days from 18 to 26 May, has been announced by Music for Galway.

The 2024 edition will feature an exciting array of events including concerts, masterclasses, international and Irish artists, talks, a children’s theatre show, a student showcase and much more. Cellissimo 2024 will explore the themes of climate change and migration.

The festival opens on Saturday 18 May at Leisureland with the world premiere of a concerto for cello and piano by Serbian composer Đuro Živković, performed by Alban Gerhardt and Finghin Collins, with the National Symphony Orchestra. As part of the concert, former President of Ireland Mary Robinson will give a keynote address on climate justice.

Booking is now open for Cellissimo, learn more here.