Cellist Colin Carr appears throughout the world as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist, and teacher. He has played with major orchestras worldwide, including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; The Philharmonia; Royal Philharmonic; BBC Symphony; the orchestras of Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, Philadelphia, and Montréal; and all the major orchestras of Australia and New Zealand. With his duo partner, Thomas Sauer, he has played recitals at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Philadelphia’s Chamber Music Society, and at the Wigmore Hall in London. He has played complete cycles of the Bach Solo Suites at the Wigmore Hall, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Gardner Museum in Boston, and recently in Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, and Vancouver. His recordings for GM of the Bach Suites and the unaccompanied cello works of Kodály, Britten, Crumb, and Schuller are highly acclaimed. He was the soloist in Elgar’s Cello Concerto in a BBC Music Magazine recording with the BBC Philharmonic. He is the winner of first prize in the Naumburg Competition, the Gregor Piatigorsky Memorial Award, second prize in the Rostropovich International Cello Competition, and the Young Concert Artists competition. He attended the Yehudi Menuhin School, where he studied with Maurice Gendron and William Pleeth. Musician in residence at St. John’s College, Oxford, he is a professor at the Royal Academy of Music and Stony Brook University. His cello was made by Matteo Goffriller in Venice in 1730.



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