Cellist Zlatomir Fung: ‘Our mission is to get that one-to-one connection’


With a string of competition wins to his name and debuts with major orchestras in 2024, Zlatomir Fung is a young cellist to watch. Amanda Holloway speaks to him about what inspires him and keeps him grounded

Zlatomir Fung is a name to be reckoned with. This American cellist of Chinese and Bulgarian heritage is a mesmerising presence on the concert stage – technically superb with a warm tone and emotional depth that suggest years of experience, though he’s just 24. He’s already familiar to US and UK audiences and is broadening his reach with every new debut, from Tenerife to Taiwan…

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