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If Music Be the Food of Love ~ Cellist Matt Haimovitz on Tour with Voice

This February, cellist Matt Haimovitz, known as a “remarkable virtuoso” who “never turns in a predictable performance” (The New Yorker), launches a new collaboration with the acclaimed UK trio Voice in If Music Be the Food of Love, a Shakespeare-themed concert program spanning more than eight centuries – from Hildegard of Bingen to Leonard Cohen. Among the works exploring the…

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Luna Pearl Woolf’s “Better Gods” Debuts at Washington National Opera January 8 & 9

Better Gods, a new opera by composer Luna Pearl Woolf, will have its world premiere at the Kennedy Center on January 8 and 9 presented by Washington National Opera, Francesca Zambello, Artistic Director. The story of the last queen of Hawaii and the fall of the Hawaiian monarchy, with a libretto by Caitlin Vincent, the one-hour opera is part of…

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Matt Haimovitz Unveils “A Moveable Feast”: Bach and the Unexpected

“This ferociously talented cellist bring his megawatt sound and uncommon expressive gifts to a vast variety of styles …” – The New York Times, September 2015 NEW RECORDING: J.S. BACH The Cello Suites According to Anna Magdalena Fifteen years after his pivotal first recording of the Cello Suites by J.S. Bach, which launched the newborn Oxingale Records, Matt Haimovitz returns…

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ORBIT: A Fascinating Portrait of Cellist Matt Haimovitz Featuring a Kaleidoscope of Musical Influences from the Past Seventy Years

“A remarkable virtuoso” who “never turns in a predictable performance.” – The New Yorker (April 2015) Since the turn of the millennium, the solo cello recital has been a Matt Haimovitz trademark. Now, fresh off the release of his critically acclaimed BEETHOVEN, Period., a look back to period performance practice, Haimovitz reclaims his stake in the here and now with…

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MATT HAIMOVITZ: BACH ON TOUR

Fifteen years after his first, ground-breaking recording and Listening-Room Tour of Bach’s Six Suites for Solo Cello, Grammy-nominated cellist Matt Haimovitz renews his lifelong exploration of these beloved works in preparation for a new recording project. In 2000, with the recording that launched the artist’s own Oxingale Records, Haimovitz embarked on an extensive tour of North America, taking Bach’s cello…

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Musical Adventurers Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O’Riley Reunite for BEETHOVEN, Period., an Illuminating Traversal of Beethoven’s Seminal Sonatas for Pianoforte and Cello

Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O’Riley, two fearless musicians who have bonded over common musical passions of wide range and scope, reunite for BEETHOVEN, Period., an illuminating voyage back to the birth of the cello/piano genre with Beethoven’s Sonatas for Pianoforte and Cello. Grammy-nominated Matt Haimovitz, praised as a musical visionary in pushing the boundaries of classical music performance, and O’Riley, acclaimed for his…

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Cellist Matt Haimovitz on the cover of McGill News

Coming off an extraordinary season which included a Grammy nomination along with raves from the jazz media for Meeting of the Spirits, a new recording with his all-cello ensemble Uccello, Matt Haimovitz is featured on the cover of McGill’s quarterly magazine. This year the adverturous cellist (and McGill prof) also released Matteo, a 300th birthday tribute to his beloved Matteo Gofriller cello, which…

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