This guy played his cello so hard that it pretty much exploded in rehearsal

28 June 2016, 16:33

cello explodes in rehearsal

Playing a deeply intense cello concerto can sometimes lead to instrumental misfortune, as this cellist found out.

In a video posted by conductor Stanislav Kochanovsky, we can see cellist Alexander Buzlov tearing through the Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1. All is going well, until a truly terrifying noise…

To be fair, the recovery is exceptional too - as you can hear, he still sounds magnificent after a quick repair job.

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