Marie-Elisabeth Hecker · Cello

'Hecker plays like an angel...the beauty of her sound is enhanced by an exquisitely elegant line and sweeping lyricism. There is absolutely no artifice to mislead the audience; her performance comprises musicality and pure talent.' El Pais

Among the highlights of her career to date are performances with the Munich Philharmonic and Christian Thielemann, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and Fabio Luisi, the Maryinsky Orchestra and Valery Gergiev, Kremerata Baltica and Gidon Kremer, the Dresden Philharmonic and Dimitri Kitayenko, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Emmanuel Krivine, the Deutsches Symphony Orchestra Berlin and Alan Buribayev, the Philharmonia Orchestra and Alexander Shelley, and the Orchestre de Paris with Marek Janowski. Her venue recitals have included Baden-Baden, Munich, Paris, Barcelona, Munich and Lucerne and her solo repertoire extends from the Bach Suites through Romantic works to the music of contemporary composers.
News - 13.01.2014 - Video · Seltsam elbisch

Auftakt zur Cellistin Marie-Elisabeth Hecker
Eine Klassikkolumne von Harald Eggebrecht
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(audio excerpt: Saint-Saëns · Cello Concerto in A minor)