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Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750 : Germany) 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

Jenna Ortega plays cello as Wednesday Addams, in new Netflix series ‘Wednesday’.

Jenna Ortega learned to play Bach cello suites for hit Netflix series ‘Wednesday’

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

Comical classical chaos as cellist’s bow explodes in the middle of a contemporary music recital

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Abel Selaocoe plays cello for Classic FM on stage at the Southbank Centre in London

Meet Abel Selaocoe, South African cellist, and the Southbank Centre’s newest artist in residence

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

King Charles III is a former cellist who once conducted the Philharmonia Orchestra

Milly Alcock plays a young Rhaenyra Targaryen in the HBO television series House of the Dragon

House of the Dragon brings back the original Game of Thrones theme music, but fans are divided

Netflix ‘The Perfection’ film poster

Cellists are ripping into this Netflix poster that very much *isn’t* ‘Perfection’

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

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason is one of today’s most in-demand classical musicians

Sheku Kanneh-Mason: the British cellist’s age, family, albums and more

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

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