Spike in popularity for cello fun

3rd February, 2019
String Play will perform at the Ark in Temple Bar for children aged five and up on February 8 and 9 PIc: Laura Sheeran

Next weekend’s Spike 2019 is described as “Dublin’s alternative cello festival’’ – though I am unaware of the existence of a normal kind. It was set up three years ago by co-curators Mary Barnecutt and Lioba Petrie and has gone from strength to strength as a result of what could reasonably be described as a ‘highly-strung’ approach to an instrument most commonly associated with classical music alone.

...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

TV Review: Psychological thriller lurches into realms of the ludicrous

Appetite For Distraction: this week’s home entertainment picks

Radio review: Counting the true cost of Valentine’s flowers

Appetite for Distraction: this week’s home entertainment