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Sebastian Klinger
Sebastian Klinger

Sebastian Klinger  –  Cellist

"The instrumental excellency and courage of the young soloist were remarkable (…) Both cellist and his accompanist impressed with brilliance and infallible teamwork. " — Rheinische Post, Duesseldorf, Germany

"Klinger played sensitively and movingly tragically on his cello, from which he drew sounds of almost heavenly beauty." — Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Munich, Germany

New CD – "Dvořák" with Deutsche Radio Philharmonie under Simon Gaudenz;
and with Lisa Batiashvili (violin) & Milana Chernyavska (piano)
Cello Concerto op. 104    get flash Allegro    get flash Adagio, ma non troppo    get flash Finale. Allegro moderato
Dumky Trio op. 90    get flash Poco Adagio - Vivace non troppo    get flash Allegro - Meno mosso quasi tempo primo

Portrait & Programmes    download German-English
Shostakovitch Project with Johannes Fischer: 15th symphony for piano trio & percussion duo   download German-English

The cellist Sebastian Klinger is one of the most outstanding soloists and chamber musicians of his generation. He is praised by the international press for his warm quality of sound and the intensity of his expression, as well as his flawless technique and superb musicality.
He plays internationally as a soloist with orchestras such as the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin, the orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, the Deutsche Radiophilharmonie Saarbrücken, the Staatskapelle Weimar, and has worked with conductors such as Mariss Jansons, Christoph Poppen, Michael Sanderling, Heinrich Schiff and Antoni Wit.
With his solo programmes and in top-class chamber music line-ups together with, among others, Lang Lang, Lisa Batiashvili, Yo-Yo Ma, Milana Chernyavska, François Leleux, Gidon Kremer and Yuri Bashmet he plays in the major music centres in Europe and the US.  His CD recordings have been highly acclaimed, e.g. he received a “Diapason d’Or” for his Bach cello suites.


© Christoph Stepan (1-2), (3-5), Astrid Ackermann (6-9)

CV    download Word Document (eng-dt-fr)
Press reviews    download   

Duo-CD "A French Recital" with Milana Chernyavska

get flash César Franck: Violin Sonata in A Major, arr. for Cello and Piano — Allegretto ben moderato
get flash Claude Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano — Finale
get flash Henri Dutilleux: Trois Strophes sur le Nom de Sacher — Andante sostenuto

get flash F. Gulda: Concerto for cello and wind orchestra - Overture
get flash R. Schumann: Adagio for cello and piano op. 70
get flash R. Schumann: Allegro for cello and piano op. 70
get flash J. S. Bach: Suite for cello solo no. 6 BWV 1012 - Prélude

Contact: email Andreas Janotta