International cello festival "Cello Cesis"
The International cello festival “Cello Cesis” is produced by the Cesis Concert Hall and is taking place annualy in September. This is the only cello festival in Baltic/Nordic reagion and it's aim is to introduce the audience with great music written for cello from the best of the classics to the best of contemporary classics, featuring international level musicians. "Cello Cesis" has allready welcomed cello stars from Latvia, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Finland, Australia, France, Russia and Estonia. The concert “Cello Stars and Sinfonetta Riga”, performed at the first “Cello Cesis” festival, was nominated as “Concert of the Year” at the Grand Music Awards of Latvia, the most prestigious national music awards.