The Cello Suites

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Catalog: ARC 19014


One of the most important cycles ever written for cello solo performed by one of the most sought after European cellists. The Japanese cellist, Mime Yamahiro Brinkmann, gained her performance diploma on the modern cello at Toho Gakuen School of Music in Tokyo (Diploma 1994). She then specialized in historical performance on the violoncello and viola da gamba at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, graduating with a soloist diploma in 2000. She was a prize-winner at the first ‘Concorso Internazionale Romano Romanini per strumenti ad arco’ (Brescia, Italy; chairman Gustav Leonhardt) in 1995 and the first cellist to win the soloist prize at the Concours Musica Antiqua Brugge (Belgium) in 1996. Mime Yamahiro Brinkmann is active as a soloist and as a member of leading early music groups worldwide, participating in tours, festivals, opera productions and recordings. Mime Yamahiro Brinkmann also gives master-classes and coaches orchestras at festivals around the world. She currently lives in Sweden, where she is a member of the Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble and teaches the baroque cello at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.

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