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

AmsterdamSchumann: Cello Concerto

Schumann: Cello concerto in A minor, Op.129
Concertgebouw Kamerorkest; Nicolas Altstaedt
CELLIST INTERVIEWS

China: Q & A with cellist Jingzhuo Zhang

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

Interview with Eva Böcker, cellist at the Ensemble Modern

We continue our interviews series with Eva Böcker, cellist at the Ensemble Modern.

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.

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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ZürichZKO im Pfauen: Sir James Galway & Daniel Hope

Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn
Sir James Galway; Lady Jeanne Galway; Daniel Hope; Ryszard Groblewski

ChamAbokonzert Nr. 2 - Zuger Sinfonietta

Mozart, Haydn, Ravel
Zuger Sinfonietta; Daniel Huppert; Julian Steckel

AmsterdamAmsterdam Sinfonietta Soloists: Dvořák and Schubert

Fairouz, Dvořák, Schubert
Candida Thompson; Jacobien Rozemond; Daniel Bard; Kaori Yamagami

LondonOliver Coates with Tenebrae: Le temps de Noël

Poulenc, Fauré, Debussy, Harvey, Warlock, Skempton, Britten, Lloyd, Bax, Todd, Saint-Saëns, Vaughan Williams
Nigel Short; Tenebrae; Oliver Coates

ParisPublic masterclass with Gautier Capuçon

Gautier Capuçon, Cello

New York CityBeethoven Birthday Fund Raiser for the Music Conservatory of Puerto Rico

Beethoven
Kariné Poghosyan; Unknown
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Rosas: Bach6Cellosuiten

Anna Teresa De Keersmaeker’s, Jean-Guihen Queyras’ and Rosas’ Mitten wir im Leben sind/Bach6Cellosuiten presented at HAU 1 is a raw but very sleek work on Bach’s milestone of Western music.
*****
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Unbelievable harmony at Carnegie Hall

Starting her Perspectives series, Janine Jansen invited three outstanding musicians to join her in 20th century repertoire.
*****
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Celebrating Finnish nationhood

An all-Sibelius programme given by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sakari Oramo, featuring a UK première, an instrumental rarity and the First Symphony.
****1
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As English as roast beef: YNS and OM in Paris

On the last leg of their first international tour, the Orchestre Métropolitain and Yannick Nézet-Séguin fully embraced Elgar after a francophone first half of Berlioz and Saint-Saëns. 
****1
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Plumbing the depths of Tavener

The City of London Sinfonia presents an absorbing account of Tavener's musical ecumenicism. 
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Dolce Duello: Cecilia Bartoli and Sol Gabetta in Baroque sparring at the Barbican

Cecilia Bartoli and Sol Gabetta show impressive camraderie in Baroque arias.
***11
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