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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.