CBC In Concert at Redpath Hall, McGill University, Montreal, January 23, 2012 – Matt Haimovitz, Christopher O’Riley – Shuffle.Play.Listen

January 23, 2012

Cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O’Riley team up for Shuffle.Play.Listen in concert from McGill University, Montreal.

Cellist Matt Haimovitz has long been at the forefront of bridging the divide between the camps of classical and popular music, Continue reading

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Shuffle.Play.Listen unites ground-breaking, Grammy-nominated cellist Matt Haimovitz with pianist Christopher O Riley, host of NPR and PBS’s popular weekly radio and television series, From the Top, in a collaboration that blurs the boundaries between classical and pop music. Continue reading

The Ottawa Citizen: It can sing and it can growl. Cellist Matt Haimovitz throws a 300th birthday concert for his cello

July 6, 2010

Photo by: Steph MacKinnon

Check Out the Cello

Snce 1986, when he was only 16 years old and had already attracted international buzz for several years, cellist Matt Haimovitz has been making music on a cello he treasures. It was made in Venice in 1710 by Matteo Gofriller, and Haimovitz says the instrument has a warmth, responsiveness and range of colour that he loves.Haimovitz had been playing another Gofriller on loan, and found this one in an instrument shop in London. He prefers not to reveal the price, “but I will say Continue reading