Welcome to the site of Ilse de Ziah and information about current work, recordings and publications.

Ilse de Ziah's award winning music documentary film Living the Tradition is now available to buy.

Watch the trailer here

"Nowhere else can you find the stories of such stirring music told better than by this amazing cellist and this astounding filmmaker." tradconnect


You can also visit the Ilse de Ziah online shop for digital downloads of her beautiful solo cello arrangements and compositions including the book Irish Airs for Solo Cello;


"cleverly modern arrangements can only be seen as a ray of light after the storm cloud that has been over our native songs" goldenplec


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"a gem glistening with grace and sparkle" Munster Express


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Learn cello in Ireland

Hi, I hope you are all getting a little spring in your life! Today in East Cork we finally saw the sun and it was magnificent! If you didn’t see it yet, one of the recent rainy days I made

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Irish Cello Retreat

 Are you ready to take the next step in your cello playing? I am pleased to announce registration is now open for my Irish Cello Retreat. Treat yourself to a powerful and relaxing retreat with your cello. Through Irish music you

From Irish Airs to Deep Space – Blackrock, Cork – 22/10/17

Who From Irish Airs to Deep Space When Sunday, October 22, 2017 14:00 – All Ages Where Blackrock Castle Observatory (map) Castle Road Blackrock, Cork, Ireland Other InfoOn Sunday afternoon 22nd October a serene event will take place at the