All Truls Mork articles

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    ‘It was a very different way to look at music’


    Marking the twelve days of the festive season, The Strad presents memorable quotes from the archive. On day three, Truls Mørk recalls working with Lutoslawski on his Cello Concerto

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    Cello journey: the best recordings of Ernest Bloch's Schelomo


    Intended to be played as a seamless integrated whole, with an equality between the cellist and the orchestra, rather than as a concertante piece, Bloch’s Hebraic rhapsody Schelomo has been recorded by many cellists in numerous ways – and it seems that there is something special about almost all ...

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    Bachianas Brasileiras no.1, Villa-Lobos, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra


    Truls Mørk and cellists of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra perform the piece that defined the Brazilian Cello Ensemble tradition. The August 2017 issue of The Strad features an article by Lars Hoefs, leader of the Unicamp Cello Ensemble in São Paulo, on Heitor Villa-Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras no.1 and its legacy ...

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    Truls Mørk performs Elgar's Cello Concerto


    Truls Mørk performs Elgar's Cello Concerto with the Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne conducted by James Gaffigan. The concert took place at the Kölner Philharmonie on the 15 March 2016. Read: 'I prioritise sound over virtuosity,’ says cellist Truls Mørk Watch: Yo-Yo Ma performs Elgar’s Cello Concerto

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    I prioritise sound over virtuosity,' says cellist Truls Mørk


    The Norwegian cellist offers a glimpse into his inner musical world in an interview with Paul Cutts

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    Saint-Saëns: Cello Concertos: no.1 in A minor op.33, no.2 in D minor op.119; Carnival of the Animals; Africa op.89; Wedding Cake op.76


    The Strad Issue: May 2016Description: Saint-Saëns’s cello concertos are shown to be a game of two halvesMusicians: Truls Mørk (cello) Louis Lortie, Hélène Mercier (pianos) Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Neeme JärviComposer: Saint-SaënsBerlioz once accused Saint-Saëns of lacking inexperience. I think it’s fairer to say that he was patchy in ...

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    Truls Mørk performs Rachmaninov's Vocalise


    Norwegian cellist Truls Mørk, who has been interviewed about his Sentimental Work in The Strad's May 2014 issue, performs Rachmaninov's Vocalise with the Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Rolf Gupta in the Kilden Performing Arts Centre, Kristiansand in 2012. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital ...

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    Cellist Truls Mørk wins Sibelius Prize in Oslo


    Norwegian cellist Truls Mørk was presented with the 2010 Sibelius Prize at his first concert in his home country for two years. The NOK100,000 (£11,000) award from the Sibelius Foundation recognises musicians who have made a major contribution to promoting links between Finnish and Norwegian musical life. Previous winners include ...