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Johann Sebastian Bach Soloists: Mischa Maisky Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4777442

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750 : Germany) Soloists: Steven Isserlis Record label: Hyperion Catalogue ID: CDA

Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904 : Czechoslovakia) Conductor: Seiji Ozawa Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Mstislav Rostropovich Record label: Erato Catalogue ID: 2292 452522

Antonin Dvorak Conductor: Jun Markl Ensemble: Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Zuill Bailey Record label: Telarc Catalogue ID: TEL 32927

Edward Elgar (1857-1934 : England) Conductor: John Barbirolli Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Jacqueline du Pre Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CMS 5673412

Edward Elgar (1857-1934 : England) Conductor: Alexander Briger Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra Soloists: Jamie Walton Record label: Signum Catalogue ID: SIGCD 116

News & features

The Prince of Wales: a former cellist with conducting ambitions?

The Prince of Wales is a former cellist who once conducted the Philharmonia Orchestra

Cobar Sound Chapel Official Opening

Australian water tank turned ‘sound chapel’ brings 24-hour classical music to the Outback

Cellist, René Schiffer, expertly handled the situation

Cellist expertly deals with exploding bow hairs in mid-performance crisis

Denys Karachevtsevis a cellist and citizen of Kharkiv

Ukrainian cellist plays solitary Bach suite in abandoned bombed-out streets of Kharkiv

Yo-Yo Ma plays cello outside Washington's Russian embassy in peaceful protest.

Yo-Yo Ma played cello outside Russian Embassy in moving protest against Ukraine war

Yo-Yo Ma at the World Economic Forum

Yo-Yo Ma playing Bach on a beach is proof that music has healing powers

The inside of a cello

Artist’s striking photography reveals hidden depths of musical instruments

Left: the Kanneh-Masons; Right: Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason

Who are the Kanneh-Masons? All you need to know about the exceptional musical family

Philharmonia cellos

Silent Night played by 8 cellists in this candlelit church is exquisitely beautiful

Clean Bandit at Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball

The chart-topping pop stars making classical strings the star of the show

Is there a difference between a $1 million cello and $5000 cello? This cellist puts it to the test

Can you hear the difference between a $1 million cello and $5,000 cello? This cellist puts it to the test

Cellist Zoë Martlew had a sudden surprise when her cello bow exploded mid-recital

Hilarity as cellist’s bow explodes in the middle of a contemporary music recital

This string rendition of the Bee Gees’ ‘How Deep is Your Love’ is sheer delight

This cello quartet’s cover of the Bee Gees’ ‘How Deep is Your Love’ is sheer delight

Stairwell concert

A cellist played a private concert for a security guard and it’s too much for our hearts

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his New York taxi tale

The time Yo-Yo Ma left his Stradivarius cello in the back of a New York cab...

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma surprising passers-by in this picturesque national park. Because music and nature are one.

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma surprised passers-by in a picturesque national park, because music and nature are one.