All cellist articles – Page 5

  • DanielMullerSchott
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    Daniel Müller-Schott awarded Aida Stucki Prize

    2013-10-13T00:00:00Z

    The German cellist Daniel Müller-Schott is the recipient of the Aida Stucki Prize, worth €10,000 and bestowed by the Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation. The sponsorship award offers recipients performance and educational opportunities. The Foundation praised Müller-Schott for ‘his outstanding contribution to the cello repertoire’. The statement read: ‘He is unpretentiously devoted ...

  • Starker
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    Two beloved pedagogues to be remembered in the US

    2013-09-19T00:00:00Z

    Memorials for cellist János Starker and violinist Masuko Ushioda will take place over the next two weekends at the respective US institutions where they were longtime teachers. On Sunday 22 September the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, Indiana, will honour János Starker at a free, ...

  • FredKatz-3
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    Pioneering jazz cellist Fred Katz dies aged 94

    2013-09-10T00:00:00Z

    American cellist and composer Fred Katz has died at the age of 94. Classically trained, Katz was credited as the first musician to explore the cello's potential for jazz improvisation. Born in New York in 1919, Katz studied piano and cello as a child, and took lessons with Leif Rosanoff, ...

  • Steven Isserlis
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    Steven Isserlis to guest edit The Strad

    2013-08-13T00:00:00Z

    The cellist takes over the October issue and has chosen an inspiring and provocative theme

  • Adrian-Shepherd
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    Adrian Shepherd (1939–2013)

    2013-08-06T00:00:00Z

    Cellist and ensemble director Adrian Shepherd has died at the age of 74. For 20 years he served as principal cellist in the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO), but was best known as the founder of the chamber ensemble Cantilena, which mainly comprised players from the orchestra. Born in 1939 ...

  • TobySaks
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    Toby Saks (1942–2013)

    2013-08-01T00:00:00Z

    Cellist and teacher Toby Saks died on 1 August at the age of 71. A soloist, chamber musician and pedagogue, she founded the Seattle Chamber Music Society in 1982 and served as artistic director of the Seattle Chamber Music Festival for more than three decades. Born in 1942, Saks began ...

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    Swiss cellist Chiara Enderle takes first prize at Lutoslawski Competition in Warsaw

    2013-03-08T00:00:00Z

    Swiss cellist Chiara Enderle won first prize at the Witold Lutoslawski International Cello Competition in Warsaw. The 20-year-old studies with Thomas Grossenbacher in Zurich, and has also taken masterclasses with Steven Isserlis at Prussia Cove, Jens Peter Maintz at the Kronberg Academy and Ralph Kirshbaum in London. Dominik ...