Christopher Franzius

Cello Soloist

‘The singing character of these strings facilitates wonderful, cantabile, legato passages and brings to me as a player inspiration to discover new possibilities with my instrument.’

Christopher Franzius

Magnacore Arioso
Magnacore® Arioso

Magnacore® Arioso for Cello

The complete Magnacore Arioso set. To achieve the optimal balance we have combined the lower tension of the G & C with the medium tension A & D Arioso. The overall result is a medium tension set delivering great projection combined with a wide range of sound colours

Magnacore® Arioso for Cello

About Christopher

The German cellist Christopher Franzius started his musical studies at the age of five and had his first public performances one year later. At the age of fifteen following several successful competitions for young cellists he was accepted into the preparatory division of the State College for Music and Theater in Hanover where he studied with Prof. Klaus Storck. During these years before graduation in Hanover, Mr. Franzius also had the opportunity to study with the renowned Russian cellist, Daniel Chafran.

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Christopher Franzius

The list of renowned conductors with whom Mr. Franzius has worked is indeed impressive and includes, among others, Daniel Barenboim, Giuseppe Sinopoli, James Levine, Christoph Eschenbach, Herbert Blomstedt, Esa Pekka Salonen, Charles Dutoit, Christoph von Dohnányi, and Alan Gilbert. In addition to his chamber music and soloist activities, he is solo cellist with the internationally renowned NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra in Hamburg.

Christopher Franzius plays an instrument created by the Venetian master Matteo Gofriller made in 1690.

Christopher Franzius

Please visit christopher-franzius.de to find out more about the artist including forthcoming events and an extensive portfolio of images, videos and recorded audio.

Larsen Strings Options for Cello

Original Cello

Original Cello


Crown Cello

Larsen Aurora


Soloist Cello

Soloist Cello


Fractional Cello

Fractional Cello


magnacore arioso cello

Arioso Cello


Magnacore Cello

Magnacore® Cello


Il Cannone Cello

Il Cannone ® Cello


 

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