Robert COHEN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1959-06-15
Education Purcell Sch, Guildhall Sch (Cert Advanced Solo Studies)
Publications N/A
Recreations photography, alternative medicine, healing, philosophy
Clubs Inst of Advanced Motorists
Style Robert Cohen, Esq
Career concert cellist and conductor; concerto debut Royal Festival Hall 1971; cellist Fine Arts Quartet 2012; recital debuts: Wigmore Hall 1976, NY 1979, LA 1979, Washington DC 1979; many TV and radio appearances incl subject of documentary (Thames TV) 1979; gives master classes in: USA, Europe, Scandinavia, Australia, UK, NZ, Israel; prof Royal Acad of Music 1998-, prof of advanced cello and chamber music Conservatorio Della Svizzera Italiana Lugano 2000-11; curator HiBrow.TV 2009; launched Cello Clinic and Cohen Pod Talks 2009; patron Beauchamp Music Club, dir Charleston Manor Festival 1989-, fell Purcell Sch for Young Musicians; memb Inc Soc of Musicians; Hon RAM 2009; >ir< major concerto tours since 1980: USA, Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Israel, UK, NZ, Aust and Japan; orchs: all major Br orchs, Detroit Symphony, Minnesota Orch, Swiss Romande, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Netherlands Philharmonic, Oslo Philharmonic, ECYO, Sydney Symphony, Sapporo Symphony; working with conductors incl: Abbado, Dorati, Jansons, Marriner, Masur, Muti, Otaka, Rattle, Sinopoli; conductor and directing guest of several European chamber orchs 1992- (symphony orchs 2000-); chamber ptnrs incl: Amadeus Quartet, Massimo Quarta, Peter Donohoe, Heini Kärkkäinen, Cohen Trio, Yehudi Menuhin; >ir< Elgar Cello Concerto (silver disc), Dvorák Cello Concerto, Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations, Grieg Sonata/Franck Sonata, Rodrigo Concerto En Modo Galante, Saint-Saens Piano Quintet, Piano Quartet and Barcarolle (with Fine Arts Quartet and C Ortiz) 2012, Lutoslawski Cello Concerto (Sinfonia Varsovia Maksymiuk) 2013; virtuoso cello music: Locatelli Sonata, Chopin Intro and Polonaise Brillante, Dvorák Rondo, Popper 3 pieces, Beethoven Triple Concerto (with F P Zimmerman and W Manz), Dvorák Complete Piano Trios (with Cohen Trio), Schubert String Quintet (with Amadeus Quartet), Bach 6 Solo Suites, Howard Blake Diversions 1991, Elgar Concerto 1993, Bliss Concerto 1994, Walton Concerto 1995, Britten 3 Solo Suites 1997, Morton Feldman Concerto 1998, Britten Cello Symphony 1998, Sally Beamish Cello Concerto River 1999, H K Gruber Cello Concerto 2003, Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence (with the Endellion String Quartet); recording contract (7 years) with Decca/Argo 1992-; >ir< Suggia prize 1967-71, Martin Tst award 1973-75, winner Young Concert Artists Int Competition NY 1978, Piatigorsky prize USA 1978, winner UNESCO Int Competition Czechoslovakia 1980
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