An intense seven-year period of study at the Moscow Conservatoire was hugely influential
‘Art Saves Us’ is an online concert series in support of NHS Workers, launching on Friday 3rd April
Steven Isserlis performing his first ever children’s concert over Facebook Live on March 24th.
A video of a charity performance in 1962 in which Yo-Yo played for JFK and Eisenhower, and was introduced by Leonard Bernstein. Pablo Casals, who was also on the bill, brought the then- 7-year-old Yo-Yo to the organisers’ attention.
‘Music Never Sleeps NYC’ will be a 24-hour music video livestream marathon event taking place on Friday March 27 2020
By Ariane Todes
The Latvian-born cellist looks back on two influential teachers: Mstislav Rostropovich and Gregor Piatigorsky
In an article from June 1939, the great cellist gave a first-hand account of his flight from Russia into Poland.
Pablo Casals’s musical commitment and Daniil Shafran’s ease and freedom were sources of inspiration for the British cellist
By Matthew Rye
Matthew Rye pays tribute to a musician whose panache and technical prowess helped popularise the cello in the US as a solo and recital instrument
By Tully Potter
Jacqueline du Pré’s 1965 recording of Elgar’s Cello Concerto set the benchmark for every cellist who followed her. Tully Potter explores the enduring popularity of her powerful and iconic performance
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