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Cello Performance by Mr Mario Brunello on 21st March

mariobrunello.tifTo commemorate the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Japan and Italy, a world-renown Italian cellist, Mr. Mario Brunello, is going to give a performance in Tsurugaoka Hachimangu on 21st March. The performance is open to the public, and the detail is as follows.


  1. Date: Monday, 21st March, 16.00pm ~ (approx. 30min.)
  2. Venue: the Lower Worship Hall in Tsurugaoka Hachimangu
  3. Program: Cello Suite No. 3 (J. S. Bach), Concerto Rotondo (G. Sollima)


<Biography of Mario Brunello>

In 1986 Mario Brunello was the first Italian ever to win the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, which launched him into a stunning international career. Brunello has played with some of the most prestigious orchestras, including the London Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra.
He has collaborated with conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Riccardo Chailly, Riccardo Muti, and Claudio Abbado. Abbado has, over the years, invited Brunello several times to play with him and the Orchestra of the Lucerne Festival and the Mozart Orchestra.
Chamber music plays an important role in his artistic life and he collaborates with artists including Gidon Kremer, Martha Argerich, Frank Peter Zimmermann.
The most recent recordings of Mario Brunello include: Dvorak Cello Concerto live recorded in Rome with the Accademia of Santa Cecilia Orchestra and Antonio Pappano (EMI), Beethoven Triple Concerto with the Mozart Orchestra and Claudio Abbado (DGG) and a double CD with a new recording of Bach Cello Suites.

Mario Brunello plays a precious Maggini cello from the 1600s.  




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