British cellist Natalie Clein has built a distinguished career, regularly performing at major venues and with orchestras worldwide. Her playing has been praised for its “astonishing range of colours and…wide variety of expressive styles” (Gramophone Magazine).
She is an exclusive recording artist for Hyperion and has recorded the two Cello Concertos by Camille Saint-Saëns as well as Bloch’s Schelomo and Bruch’s Kol Nidrei with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra to great critical acclaim. A solo disc with works by Bloch, Ligeti and Dallapiccola was released on 27 January 2017.
Her performances have taken Natalie Clein to orchestras including the Philharmonia, Hallè, Bournemouth Symphony, City of Birmingham Symphony, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Montreal Symphony, Ochestre National de Lyon, New Zealand Symphony and Orquestra Filarmonica de Buenos Aires. She has performed with conductors including Sir Mark Elder, Sir Roger Norrington, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Leonard Slatkin, Stephane Deneve and Heinrich Schiff.
A keen recital and chamber performer, she has performed Bach’s Complete Cello Suites in London, Southampton and Oxford; and has curated a series of four concerts for BBC Radio 3 at LSO St Luke’s.
Yeol Eum Son (Piano)
A double Second Prize winner at the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition in 2011 and at the 13th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2009, Yeol Eum Son’s graceful interpretations, crystalline touch and versatile, thrilling performances have caught the attention of audiences worldwide.
Programme includes: Bloch: Suite No 1 for Cello Solo; Vaughn Williams: 6 Studies in English Folk Song; Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 3 in A major Op. 69