Raphael Wallfisch on his 1865 Vuillaume cello

The cover star of our June issue discusses playing on his ‘Sheremetev’ cello, made by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume in 1865. He also performs excerpts from Brahms’s First Cello Sonata and John Tavener’s The Painted Veil.

Listen to Raphael Wallfisch giving a brief history and appraisal of his instrument.

Read more about the cello in the June issue, available for download now: http://www.thestrad.com/apps

You can also buy a poster of the cello here: http://www.orpheusmusicshop.com/posters/P218.html