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    Amit Peled plays an African-American Spiritual


    The Israeli cellist Amit Peled plays ‘A Motherless Child’, an African American Spiritual newly arranged for cello and orchestra, with the Asheville Symphony. Read Sentimental Work: Amit Peled Read Cellist Amit Peled launches online cello academy sessions Watch 12-year-old violinist Leia Zhu plays Kodály with cellist Amit ...

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    Cellist Amit Peled launches online cello academy sessions


    ‘The First Hour’ guides cellists through the first hour of a daily practice regimen

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    Aviv Quartet, Amit Peled: Schubert


    A light but not lightweight approach imbues this with a sense of wonder

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    12-year-old violinist Leia Zhu plays Kodály with cellist Amit Peled


    12-year-old violinist Leia Zhu performs Zoltan Kodaly’s Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7 with cellist Amit Peled.  The performance was recorded live in Eilon, Israel, this month. Amit Peled has recently been appointed music director of CityMusic Cleveland. Read more here .

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    CityMusic Cleveland appoints cellist-conductor as music director


    Amit Peled, who played Pablo Casals’s legendary cello for six years, will replace the composer-conductor Avner Dorman as the ensemble’s music director

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    Cello lullaby above the Atlantic with Amit Peled


    Israeli-American cellist Amit Peled was returning to the US from Austria following a performance of the Rococo Variations when the Austrian Airlines flight attendants asked him to play something. He chose Brahms’s famous lullaby. Peled was travelling with a Thomas Dodd cello from 1800 which used to belong to ...

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    Bohemian Rhapsody for cello sextet


    Amit Peled and the Peabody Cello Gang perform a new arrangement of Bohemian Rhapsody for six cellos. The five young cellists are students in Peled’s studio at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. They are Jiaoyang Xu, Mafalda Santos, Joseph Staten, Ismael Guerrero, and Tzu-Jou Yeh The arrangement, ...

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    Cellist has strings confiscated at airport


    Amit Peled was asked to surrender his spare set of strings due to concerns about them being used as a weapon

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    Mexican cellists play Piazzolla


    Cellist and conductor Amit Peled with his Peabody students and selected Mexican cellists perform for Festival de Musica de Camera de San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.