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Celebrated cellist Joshua Roman shares the Lawrence Memorial Chapel stage with the JACK Quartet at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 21 in a combined Lawrence University Artist Series and New Music Series concert. Tickets for the performance, at $25-30 for adults, $20-25 for seniors and $18-20 for students, ...
In a separate column, we report today on how Robbie Hausmann, a cellist with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, lost his great-grandmother, Toni Marcus, at the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. Last month, while on a BPO tour of Poland, Hausmann visited Auschwitz and played ...
We all have certain expectations of how musical instruments should be played and, therefore, how they should sound. But when musicians approach their instruments abstractly, it can lead to sonic discoveries and compositional breakthroughs. Burlington-based experimental musician Lauren ...
They constitute an enduring challenge for cellists. A hearing of all six occupies three hours, which is a daunting experience for all but the most devoted listeners; and for the performer it is, frankly, an endurance contest. Bach never intended all six to be heard in succession. Even Pablo Casals ... cellist

An evening with French cellist Edgar Moreau will conclude Saint Vincent College's 46th Concert Series season. Called the "rising star of the French cello" by Young Concert Artists Inc., the 24-year-old Moreau will perform at 7 p.m. April 7 in the Robert S. Carey Student Center Performing Arts Center on the ...
RAVE To the Seattle Violoncello Society for organizing and presenting the annual Bach Suite Marathon, free of charge. This year they celebrated the 30th performance of the Suites by some of the area's best cellists. Bach on! RANT To the person in front of me at Saturday's John Hiatt concert. Recording the ...
On Sunday afternoon, March 18, the husband-and-wife team of David Finckel and Wu Han performed a chamber music concert at Hertz Hall. They explored the cello and piano repertory from Beethoven to Lera Auerbach, that is, from 1796 to 2002, with stops along the way for works by Mendelssohn and ...
World-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma is set to give a lecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Published Monday, March 19, 2018). World-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma is set to give a lecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The school says Ma will visit the campus Monday to deliver a talk ...
World-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma will give a lecture Monday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Ma will visit campus to deliver a talk titled ''Yo-Yo Ma: Culture, Understanding and Survival” as part of a lecture series featuring figures in modern thought, MIT said. Ma has recorded more than 100 ...
THE Chapter House at York Minster rings out to the rarely-heard mesmeric combination of cello and choir tomorrow (Saturday) when The Ebor Singers team up with university musician Sarah Kegerreis to present works by Tavener, Macmillan, Gjeilo, Philip Moore and Rodney Bennett at 7.30pm. "Richard ...
Similarly: bands, collectives, and organizations can often dilute the artistic work of individuals; and up until now, experimental composer and cellist Lucy Railton has been content sharing her talents alongside the likes of Russell Haswell, Ensemble Plus Minus, and the London Sinfionetta. She graduated ...
The Boise Baroque Chamber Orchestra, directed by Daniel Stern, will feature cellists Brian Hodges and Micah Claffey this month. The concerts are at 8 p.m. March 16 and 2 p.m. March 18 at the Cathedral of the Rockies, 717 N. 11th St., Boise. Tickets are available at boisebaroque.org or at the door.
It's a somewhat meta moment: A world-renowned cellist playing a world-renowned cellist in a 20-minute movie simply titled, “Cello.” Lynn Harrell, a two-time Grammy winner, now has added another string to his bow (pun intended): actor. The 74-year-old currently is garnering accolades in his role as master ...
Mid-March will feature a week of cello performances as Davis High grads Eunghee Cho (Class of 2012) and Han-ah Sumner (Class of 2014) return to their hometown as members of multi-cello ensembles. The fact that they are performing here during the same week is purely a coincidence, and it gives ...
After cellist Yo-Yo Ma performed a special show for the 13 siblings whose parents are accused of abusing them in their Perris home, he went on to play at Valencia Terrace Friday, Mar. 2, where he had an impromptu duet with resident Marjorie Keith. (Photo by Cindy Yamanaka, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

When the L.A. Phil's principal cellist withdrew from a Jan. 19 performance of Bernd Alois Zimmermann's Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, en forme de pas de trois, calls went out to three local cellists, all with USC ties. Calder Quartet cellist Eric Byers and Lyris Quartet cellist Timothy Loo were studio ...
When the L.A. Phil's principal cellist withdrew from a Jan. 19 performance of Bernd Alois Zimmermann's Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, en forme de pas de trois, calls went out to three local cellists, all with USC ties. Calder Quartet cellist Eric Byers and Lyris Quartet cellist Timothy Loo were studio ...
Nelson Cooke was an Australian National Treasure and one of the world's finest cellists and mentors to hundreds of dedicated students. He grew up in the coal mining district of NSW but went to study cello in Europe, ultimately with Pablo Casals. Following his debut at Wigmore Hall, he was appointed to ...
The young cellist from St Luke's Cross in Cork City has just moved to London to play with the Southbank Sinfonia, a cutting-edge chamber orchestra formed from the world's most promising graduate musicians on the cusp of international careers. Variety and versatility have marked her musical journey to ...
For most of us, weather is either nice or annoying. But musicians monitor temperatures and humidity levels with a devotion verging on the fanatical. Their livelihoods depend upon both their bodies and their instruments being in the best condition possible. And when temperatures are particularly cold and ...
When he's asked to hold his cello bow across the instrument for a composed shot, he does it, but then his eyes close seemingly of their own volition, his head bobs a bit, and the bow begins sliding across the strings. Were you to only see his face, you could think he was deep in meditation or prayer.
A graduate of Yale and the University of Illinois, Cook was principal cellist of the Sao Paulo Symphony and taught at New Mexico State prior to her position as Distinguished Professor of Cello at Penn State, where she has served for 25 years. At Penn State, her cello studio has attracted talented cellists ...
Long-time Philadelphia Orchestra cellist Bob Cafaro plays the Courante from Bach's first cello suite on an instrument by glass artist Gary Word exhibited at the Benjamin Franklin Museum in Philadelphia. Topics. Video. Latest video. Clipboard image. Maxim Calver's performance in the BBC Young Musician strings ...
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“I first got interested in playing the cello when I was gifted a small cello that my cousin had outgrown,” Garrett said to OFO organizers. “My Gram (Phyllis Garrett) is a cellist and was very encouraging, so I decided to give it a try.” Like most young people, Garrett enjoys a variety of music, from pop to classical.
Nelson Cooke was an Australian National Treasure and one of the world's finest cellists and mentors to hundreds of dedicated students. He grew up in the coal mining district of NSW but went to study cello in Europe, ultimately with Pablo Casals. Following his debut at Wigmore Hall, he was appointed to ...
Jacob Shaw, a British cellist now based in Copenhagen, contacted The Strad and began a social media campaign late last week to flag up what appeared to be a rule change on behalf of Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) which had begun to add a DKK375 (c$60/£45) charge to any booking for a cello, on top of ...
Caroline Brown, who died yesterday at the age of 64, founded the Hanover Band in 1980 with the aim of performing Beethoven on appropriate period instruments, bringing the spirit of discovery which had energised Baroque performance to the Classical period and beyond. A recorded Beethoven ...
Jenni Jones AMERICAN-STATESMAN The image of Bob Marley presides over the second day of the 2011 Austin Reggae Festival at Auditorium Shores April 17, 2011. Posted: 3:37 p.m. Tuesday, February 06, 2018. Today reggae star Bob Marley would have turned 73. There have been tributes worldwide, but one has ...
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, who counts Bob Marley and Mstislav Rostropovich among his idols, is a young man on the move. The British cellist, still a teenager, won the BBC Young Musician of the Year Award in 2016; he's just released his major label debut, featuring his rendition of Bob Marley's "No Woman, ...
Sheku Kanneh-Mason has burst into the UK pop charts at number 18 with his debut album, Inspiration. The album was recorded in his hometown Nottingham, and in Birmingham with the CBSO and music director Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla. It is, needless to say, #1 in the classical charts. It is also the fastest ...
Sheku Kanneh-Mason has burst into the UK pop charts at number 18 with his debut album, Inspiration. The album was recorded in his hometown Nottingham, and in Birmingham with the CBSO and music director Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla. It is, needless to say, #1 in the classical charts. It is also the fastest ...
As well as a raft of concerts that will challenge cello orthodoxy, the festival includes a workshop for young cellists, a concert for children and even a yoga session. The weekend opens on Friday evening with UK-based cellist Laura Moody who conjures music of startling originality and drama with just an ...
SCOTTSBLUFF — Midwest Theater will be hosting a special event for local string instrumentalists: the cellists at Scottsbluff Public Schools will be performing with the ... “The cello can play as high as a violin, if you have a good cellist who can play really high, but we also have the ability to play bass notes.”.
Up To The Sky is a new solo album of songs for voice and cello by cellist/singer/songwriter Serena Jost, captured live in the historic St. Peter's Church in Chelsea, NYC. It was recorded under the church's rafters with eight microphones over two days by Adam Gold, then mixed by Chris D. Butler in Brooklyn.
The group absorbed an all-star team of Portland cellists (including Skip vonKuske, Diane Chaplin, Nancy Ives and Kevin Jackson). Musical collaborators have included everyone from The Dandy Warhols to Trampled By Turtles to Corin Tucker to Laura Veirs to Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, and ...
This month, the cellist will perform in Sydney and Hobart with his friend and fellow Iraqi-American Rahim AlHaj, who is a composer and “maestro of the oud” or Arabic lute. “We are very excited to be visiting Australia for the first time,” Wasfi says. “We are hoping to share stories about Iraq and continue our ...
Sound of siblings: Famed Calgary cellist family unites for one concert. Coming ... Arnold Choi is the principal cellist with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. ... Because they have two renowned cellists in the group, the show will take advantage and play a number of famous pieces written for two cellos.
The above anecdote, while just one of many told, highlights their friendliness and refreshing gratitude for their current life situations. “Our parents sacrificed everything for us,” says Arnold, a cellist like his sister and since last year the principal cellist with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. “Because of them ...
In recent years, Peled has been playing a famous instrument from the 1700s that once belonged to noted cellist Pablo Casals. In addition to his appearances with orchestras and chamber music ensembles around the world, and a recording artist with three albums on the Centaur label, Peled also is on the ...
The cellists will play a variety of music by many different composers from many different points in history, which they will announce and explain from the stage. They will build a unique show for the audience, drawing from their repertoire of more than 1,000 pieces of music, which means listeners can expect ...
It just got tougher out there for cellists. January 5, 2018 by norman lebrecht. 3 comments. ... All these great young cellists are such amazing inspiration to us other less talented young cellists! A lot of new repertoire (you mention in your article Moreau's rendition of the Rita Strohl Dramatic Sonata – great stuff! I could even see ...
MILFORD - Local resident Eleanor Blake's career as a professional cellist has taken her to great heights and many interesting places. She's played with the Boston Philharmonic, the Claflin Hill Symphony and the Rhode Island Philharmonic, and at locations ranging from Gillette Stadium to a onetime ...
Korean cellist Seulki Lee will perform Bach's Cello Suite VI in D and Kodaly's Sonata for Solo Cello at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28 at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 5500 Morriss Road in Flower Mound. The series is produced in conjunction with the College of Music at the University of North Texas. The concert is free, ...
A high school cellist from Baton Rouge will be performing in one of the world's most famous music halls. Runnels High School freshman cellist Connor Porthouse will perform in the 2018 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 4 as a member of the Honors Symphony Orchestra, ...
When cellist Christopher Adkins takes the stage Dec. 15 with the Longview Symphony, the performance will have been a year in the making. Adkins is the principal cellist of the Dallas Symphony and a Grammy-nominated performer. He will join the symphony in performing Antonin Dvorak's cello concerto at ...
Runnels High School freshman cellist Connor Porthouse will perform in the 2018 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 4 as a member of the Honors Symphony Orchestra. Connor is the sixth Runnels student in the past four years to be chosen for the prestigious program, which ...


 

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