Watch American/Brazilian cellist Gabriel Martins perform his arrangement of Bach’s Chaconne.  Martins won 1st Prize at the Sphinx Competition and was a prize-winner at the Concert Artists Guild (New York) International Auditions, in partnership with Young Classical Artists Trust (London)

Martins plays on a composite Francesco Ruggieri cello made in Cremona c.1690 and a François Nicolas Voirin bow made in Paris c.1880.

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