‘When you find the right combination (of strings), it’s a wonderful feeling. It gives you a direct connection between you and the instrument.’
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.
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