Friday 9 July / 7:30pm / YouTube Premiere

In keeping with the other cultural highlights on the Islay social calendar, the 2021 Cantilena Festival on Islay was enjoyed online. With the power of the internet, the event was a global, rather than local, celebration of music.

The concert features music by Vivaldi. Beethoven, Bach, Prokofiev, Mozart and a traditional selection all performed by the Cantilena Players, Students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the Scottish Fiddle Concept.

You can view our Virtual Festival Performance below.

With special thanks to the Cantilena Musicians and RCS Students:

Allan Neave guitar
Angus Ramsay violin
Angus Anderson violin
Stephen Shakeshaft viola
Martin Storey 'cello
John Clark double bass
Nicholas Ashton piano

Tessa Henderson RCS Student, violin
Ayla Mascarenhas 'cello





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