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  • Hieroglyphen der nacht

    Valentin Silvestrov: Hieroglyphen Der Nacht (works for two cellos)


    A composer in search of the music between silence and the unheard

  • Janigro

    An orchestra of 158 cellos performs variations on 'Happy Birthday'


    An orchestra of 158 cellos plays variations on ‘Happy Birthday’ in honour of Antonio Janigro on the 100th anniversary of his birth. The concert took place on 21 January 2018 at the Vatroslav Lisinski hall in Zagreb organised by the Antonio Janigro Association. Although born Italian, Janigro made Croatia his ...

  • 6StradCellos1

    An ensemble of 6 Stradivarius cellos


    Six outstanding cellists perform six Stradivari cellos together at Brompton's Auctioneers' Simply Strad event, held at the Royal Academy of Music, London in October 2013. The performance features: Robert Max - 'Saveuse' 1726 Stéphane Tétreault - 'Countess of Stanlein' 1707 Julian Lloyd Webber - 'Barjansky' 1690 Christian ...

  • 1000Cellos1

    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 ...

  • CelloCover

    Quad City Symphony Orchestra launches ‘100 Years, 100 Cellos’


    The Quad City Symphony Orchestra, which this year celebrates its 100th anniversary, has launched '100 Years, 100 Cellos', aimed at raising funds for its music education programmes. One hundred cellos have been transformed by artists from the Quad-City area † the region of four counties in northwest ...