Cello News Roundup

Cellos in the News: Top Stories of the Week – 15 January

Here’s your weekly dose of cello news. Cello News What Would Yo-Yo Ma Do? Reuters asked celebrities, including Yo-Yo Ma, what they would do first if they were made U.S. President. His answer: “I would take every step that’s necessary to make sure that all of the people in my

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Online Cello Concerts and Events

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 15 January

Online Performances Below are upcoming, online events. Be sure to click on the source link for exact details of times, time zones, and ticket prices. 15 January 8 PM EST Michael Peter Olsen Yearning Flow Album Release Show Opening set by Zoon. Click here to view the performance. 16 January

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Tim Linhart Ice Cello. Ice Music. Photo: Darren Edwards

Tim Linhart’s Ice Cellos: Extreme Icemanship

A Note from the Curator One of the greatest pleasures of putting together an exhibition of musical instruments is getting to talk to instrument makers. I thoroughly enjoyed speaking with Tim Linhart, who is a world-class ice artist. In response to our request for materials, Tim sent us this article,

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Cello News

Cellos in the News: Top Stories of the Week – 9 January

Here’s your weekly dose of cello news. Cello News Composer Debbie Wiseman’s New Cello and Piano Piece Celebrates Better Times Ahead Hear Classic FM’s Composer-in-Residence, Debbie Wiseman’s new piece, “A Lustre to this Day,” recorded with Steven Isserlis. This new work was inspired by the life of Queen Anne. Listen

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Online Cello Concerts and Events

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 9 January

Online Performances and Talks Below are upcoming, online events. Be sure to click on the source link for exact details of times, time zones, and ticket prices. 10 January 7:30 PM AST Open Waters Festival 2021 – Cellist India Gailey Making her debut at Open Waters Festival this year is

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January with 2 cello scrolls

Curator’s Corner: January 2021

January at The Cello Museum What’s happening this first month of 2021 at The Cello Museum? Find out here. Happy New Year! Thank you for joining us at The Cello Museum. Here are the highlights of what’s happening in January. Happy Birthday, Jacqueline du Pré! This month, we remember cellist

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Cello News Roundup

Cellos in the News: Top Stories of the Week – 1 January

Here’s your weekly dose of cello news. Happy New Year! Cello News Cellist Natalie Clein Made OBE for Services to Music In this year’s New Year’s Honours 2021, the cellist Natalie Clein has been made OBE. Read more here and here. Are Cellists Essential Workers? Absolutely. This year cellists around

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Online Cello Concerts and Events

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 1 January

Happy New Year! Online Performances Below are upcoming, online events. Be sure to click on the source link for exact details of times, time zones, and ticket prices. 1 January 7:30 GMT Sheku Kanneh-Mason Plays Dvořák with the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra (on-demand until 1/15/2021) Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello Marios Papadopoulos, conductor

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Postcards

That’s What She Said – Postcards from Erica December 2020

Trying to find unaccompanied cello music by women composers? Look no further. Each month cellist and women’s music specialist, Erica Lessie, sends us three short “postcards” about pieces of three different levels: novice, intermediate student, and seasoned player. Welcome to the last installment for 2020 of “That’s What She Said

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Jeremy Montagu painting detail

Museum Dedication Day

The Cello Museum is dedicated to the memory of Jeremy Montagu (1927-2020) Today, 27 December 2020, on what would have been his 93rd birthday, we dedicate The Cello Museum to the memory of Jeremy Montagu. We are fortunate that he also served as a senior advisor in organology* for The

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