‘When you find the right combination (of strings), it’s a wonderful feeling. It gives you a direct connection between you and the instrument.’
Larsen Original Soloist Edition
Our thanks go to Andreas not only for this video but for his kind assistance in the development process. We work with musicians that we know personally and who choose to work with us in the trialling and testing of new strings. This provides an essential and invaluable contribution in the evolution of our products.
Cello Soloist Edition
Complementing the Original range and purpose designed for enhanced projection, focus and volume particularly at the higher harmonics as demanded by the professional solo player.
Soloist for Cello
Andreas Brantelid was born in Copenhagen in 1987 to Swedish/Danish parents. After receiving early tuition from his father Ingemar, Andreas made his soloist debut at the age of 14 in a performance of the Elgar concerto with the Royal Danish Orchestra in Copenhagen. Today, Andreas is one of the most sought-after performing artists from Scandinavia, winning worldwide critical acclaim for his thought-provoking interpretations, uniquely colourful sound and engaging personality.
Andreas won first prizes in the 2006 Eurovision Young Musicians Competition, the 2007 International Paulo Cello Competition and, in subsequent years, received music awards and fellowships including the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship in 2008, the BBC’s New Generation Artist 2008-2011, The European Concert Hall Organisation “Rising Star” tour in the 2008/09 season. In 2015 he received the Carl Nielsen Prize in Copenhagen.
Andreas plays the 1707 ‘Boni-Hegar’ Stradivarius.
Soloist & Arioso
Selected Larsen Blend
Alternative Options for Cello
More Friends of Larsen Strings
We work closely with musicians in the development of our strings and invite you to view reviews, videos and to connect with the colleagues and friends that choose our strings including details of their chosen set ups. We couldn’t do it without you…
We are participating in Project ZERO. The entire Sonderborg area is involved in the vision of creating a CO2 neutral growth area before 2029. Larsen Strings has been awarded Silver Certification.
Our aim is to work toward sustainable solutions at Larsen Strings. As a company we have chosen to support the environment by upgrading to the CO2 neutral energy plan ‘Medvind’ as supplied by SE’s Danish Land Wind Turbines.