Cello music

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750 : Germany) Soloists: Steven Isserlis Record label: Hyperion Catalogue ID: CDA 675412

Antonin Dvorak 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

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Sheku Kanneh-Mason inspires a new generation of cellists

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Royal wedding cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason takes on Elgar’s Cello Concerto on his new album on Decca Classics

Royal wedding cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason records Elgar’s Cello Concerto at Abbey Road Studios

Cellist Margarita Balanas stars in ‘Pianissimo’ – a short film that uses classical music to highlight mental health struggles and loneliness

This powerful short film uses classical music to highlight mental health struggles and loneliness

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Man appeals for the return of his stolen cello

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic cellist begs for return of ‘soulmate’ instrument