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    The Strad launches Cello Focus digital resource


    The new micro-site brings together a selection of the best cello coverage from The Strad’s extensive archive - and all content is free to view until 23 April 2020 

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    The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic play The Pink Panther Theme


    Henry Mancini’s Pink Panther Theme gets The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic treatment in this arrangement by Wilhelm Kaiser-Lindemann. This performance was filmed in the Great Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory at the First Moscow International Cello Festival in 2008. The cellists are: Dávid Adorján, Andreas Grünkorn, ...

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    The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic perform Piazzolla at the ECHO Klassik awards


    The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic won a 2017 ECHO Klassik award for Hora Cero, their first album as an ensemble in six years. In this video, from the awards ceremony held at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg on 29 October, the ensemble performs Astor Piazzolla’s Calambre ...

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    Cellist Steven Isserlis to receive €25,000 award in Germany


    British cellist Steven Isserlis has been named as the winner of the 2017 Glashütte Original MusicFestivalAward. Worth €25,000, the award will be presented at the Dresden Music Festival on 23 May, when Isserlis will perform Prokofiev's Cello Concerto in E minor with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under ...

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    Baltimore Symphony Orchestra appoints three new violinists and three new cellists


    The new musicians performed with the US orchestra at its season-opening concert on Sunday

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    1,000 cellists perform in Japan


    On 24 May 2015, 1,000 cellists came together in Sendai, Japan to support the victims of the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami. This was the fifth Japanese mass cello event since 1998, when the first such concert took place in aid of the victims of the Hanshin-Awaji earthquake.See ...

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    Cellists can be adrenaline 'thrivers' or 'crumplers', finds study


    Explore more Featured Stories like this in The Strad Playing Hub A new study into cellists’ behaviour has identified two different reactions to performing on stage. Researchers at the University of Birmingham found that the musicians could be categorised as either ‘thrivers’ or ‘crumplers’ when placed in a performance ...

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    Cellists invited to free day of cello events at UK's Birmingham Conservatoire


    Cellists of all ages, levels and walks of life are invited to a free day of workshops, performances and masterclasses at the UK’s Birmingham Conservatoire on 27 October. The college’s annual Cello Day is open to anyone who plays the cello, from music students to hobbyists and amateurs. The event ...