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Cello Festival Launches with Free Afternoon Concert

May 19, 2011 8:00 AM | Entertainment

The sound of beautiful cello music will fill the air over the lunch hour today at The Forks.

The International Cello Festival of Canada will perform a free program under the canopy at 12 p.m.

The festival will run from June 15-19 in venues throughout Winnipeg, and is the first of its kind ever held in Canada.

The noon program will offer a cello quartet by Yuri Hooker, Andrea Bell, Meran Currie-Roberts and Rafael Hoekman.