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Instrument - Cello

Alisa Weilerstein © Harald Hoffmann
Alisa Weilerstein
© Harald Hoffmann
CELLO COMPETITIONS
The George Enescu Festival Competition
Entry deadline:
18 April 2018
Finals: 11 - 23 Sep 2018
Bucharest
Categories:
Piano, cello, violin
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BergenElgar, Cello Concerto with Orchestra

Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Leonard Elschenbroich

BergenHaydn: Concert for Cello and Orchestra No 1 C major

Haydn: Cello Concerto no. 1 in C major, Hob VIIb:1
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Truls Mørk
CELLIST INTERVIEWS
Jingzhuo Zhang

China: Q & A with cellist Jingzhuo Zhang

We interview Jingzhuo Zhang, a young cellist now studying at RAM but who grew up in China.
© Andreas Etter

Interview with Eva Böcker, cellist at the Ensemble Modern

We continue our interviews series with Eva Böcker, cellist at the Ensemble Modern.
Gao Xuewen in 1978 at Shanghai Conservatory © Gao Xuewen

Playing cello through the Cultural Revolution

I entered the Shanghai Conservatoire after the Cultural Revolution, towards 1978. When I arrived in Belgium, I was 23 years old and I didn't speak a word of French.
Mstislav Rostropovich in 1959 © Mikhail Ozerskiy

A human voice: the Cello Unwrapped

The warmth and human-like quality to the cello’s timbre features strongly as King’s Place turns the spotlight on this most soulful of instruments.
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BarcelonaTchaikovsky contra Napoleón

Tchaikovsky contra Napoleón
Kodály, Tchaikovsky
Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès; Douglas Fitch; Anne Gastinel; James Ross

AmsterdamMozart's Symphony no.41 and Cello Concerto

© Marco Borggreve
Prokofiev, Mozart, Rachmaninov
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra; Gordan Nikolić; Quirine Viersen

SeattleSchubert, Kodály, and Brahms

© Tom Marks Photography
Schubert, Kodály, Brahms
Demarre McGill; Joyce Yang; Scott St John; Nicholas Kendall

BrugesAndreas Brantelid

Bach
Andreas Brantelid, Cello

BerlinTrios Barenboim / Barenboim / Soltani

Mozart
Michael Barenboim; Kian Soltani; Daniel Barenboim

OrdinoConcerts of Emerging Young Artists: Carolina Bartumeu & Silvia Nogales

Concerts of Emerging Young Artists: Carolina Bartumeu & Silvia Nogales
Fauré, Falla, Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla
Bartumeu Carolina; Silvia Nogales
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Women in the driving seat at the Elbphilharmonie

Alondra de la Parra © Erika Mayer
Alondra de la Parra and Camille Thomas, together with the Hamburg Philharmonic, refute suggestions that there could be a gender gap in the world of music-making.
****1
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Weaving tales: Long Yu conducts Scheherazade in Hong Kong

Long Yu © Yan Liang
A globally-connected journey of exoticism: Yu Long delivers with Scheherazade.
****1
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French programme with Franck and Gabetta at the Elbphilharmonie

Sol Gabetta © Uwe Arens
On tour with Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Mikko Franck and Sol Gabetta present an odd programme of mixed fare.
***11
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MTT unleashes Ives at his raucous, crotchety best in Disney Hall

Michael Tilson Thomas © Chris Wahlberg
MTT was back in Los Angeles for another spell as guest, this time bringing to local audiences one of his specialties of the house. 
****1
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Russo-Finnish favorites from JoAnn Falletta leading the VSO

JoAnn Falletta © Brendan Bannon
A fresh take on timeless classics keeps the interest high in this concert featuring cellist Julian Schwarz and conductor JoAnn Falletta leading the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.
****1
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Pacy Tchaikovsky from Long Yu and the Philharmonia

Jian Wang © Xu Bin
Long Yu certainly didn’t rest on his laurels as he powered through Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, while Jian Wang introduced subtlety and deftness in the Rococo Variations.
***11
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