Robert Ian MAX

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1968-02-07
Education St Paul's, Royal Acad of Music (GRSM, DipRam, LRAM), Royal Northern Coll of Music (postgrad dip), Juilliard Sch NY
Publications Publications Gordon Jacob Cello Octet and Suite for 8 Violins (ed), Davidov Hymn for Cellos for SJ Music (ed), Kouznetsov Suite for SJ Music (ed)
Recreations cooking Indian food, reading, walking, skiing, clay pigeon shooting
Clubs Royal Over-seas League
Style Robert Max, Esq
Career cellist; plays `Saveuse' Stradivarius cello of 1726; winner: Euro Music for Youth Cello Competition Brussells 1984, Int Young Concert Artists Tst competition (strings section) 1989; solo concert performances in UK, USA, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Romania, Russia and France; as cellist of Barbican Piano Trio: recording for ASV 1989, 1994 and 2000, Guildmusic 2000, Black Box 2004, Dutton 2005; toured Denmark, Germany, France, Belgium, Italy, Bulgaria, USA, Russia, S America, Far East, Uzbekistan and UK; princ cello London Chamber Orch; guest princ cello: Royal Philharmonic Orch, Philharmonia, London Symphony Orch, Copenhagen Philharmonic Orch; guest conductor: Kazakh State Philharmonic Orch, London Chamber Orch, BBC Concert Orch, Oradea Philharmonic Orch; broadcasts incl: BBC Radio 3, French TV and BBC World Service; chm Music Aid 1992-95; musical dir: Nonesuch Orch 1993-96, Zemel Choir 1994-98, Oxford Symphony Orch 2005-; conductor of symphony and string orchs Royal Holloway Univ of London 2001-; conductor: Arad Philharmonic Orch Romania, Covent Garden Chamber Orch, London Symphony Orch (conducting masterclass with Valery Gergiev 2010), Sangat Chamber Music Festival Mumbai, Domaine Forget Chamber Music prog Canada; 2 recordings for Olympia, 1 recording for Chandos, 1 recording for MusicWorks; musical dir Pro Corda 1998-2000, chamber music coach MusicWorks; pres North London Festival of Music, Drama and Dance 2013-; memb Int Bd of Govrs Jerusalem Acad of Music and Dance 2013-; memb: Incorporated Soc of Musicians, European String Teachers Assoc; hon prof Rachmaninov Inst Tambov Russia; author of articles for MusicTeacher, ESTA News and Views and Arco
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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