Articles

Interview with Grigory Kalinovsky

Violinist Grigory Kalinovsky discusses his early musical and family roots in Soviet Russia, as well as his affinity for composer Mieczysław Weinberg

Interview with Valter Dešpalj about his Transcriptions for Cello and Guitar, published by Ovation Press

Valter Dešpalj discusses his Cello/Guitar transcriptions, published by Ovation Press, such as Schubert’s Arpeggione and his brother’s Ommagio A Bellini
George Gershwin Featured

Two Gershwin Masterpieces on Cello

Valter Dešpalj extends his work with the master of jazz and composition, George Gershwin, by bringing two of his favorites to cello: Prelude No. 2 and “Summertime”
Wagner Tristan Prelude Cello Octet

The Famous Tristan & Isolde Prelude… on Eight Celli!

Richard Birchall and Cellophony’s latest arrangement brings the famous Tristan & Isolde Prelude by Wagner to Cello Octet
Rachmaninoff Prelude G Minor Violin Schliephake

A Rachmaninoff Masterpiece on Violin – G minor Op. 23, No. 5

One of the most well-known Rachmaninoff preludes, the Op. 23 G Minor is now available for violin solo from Ernst Schliephake
Francoeur Sonata IV Cello Piano

Louis Franceour and the Corrent

Louis Francoeur joins the Ovation Press catalog with editor Nada Radulovich at the lead. Check out her edition of Francoeur’s Sonata IV for cello and piano
Heinrich Schiff

World Loses a Cello Legend – Heinrich Schiff Passes Away in Vienna

Austrian Cellist and Legend Heinrich Schiff has passed away at the age of 65. We honor the life of a cellist who lived a life of music until the very end.
Amy Moretti with Students

Interview with Amy Moretti

Amy Schwartz Moretti, Director at Robert McDuffie Center for Strings, talks about a life and career in music with Ovation Press founder Hans Jensen
Dotzauer Variations

Dotzauer’s Variations on “Là ci darem la mano” for Cello Duo

Based off the duet from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Dotzauer’s arrangement and variations of “Là ci darem la mano” have been expertly edited by Valter Dešpalj for two celli
Tim Janof Rondo in Blue

Janof Rondo in Blue for Cello and Piano

Enjoy this original composition from a self-taught cellist who learned and played for years before he had his first teacher as a sophomore in college
Aaron Kernis Featured

NU Cello Ensemble Series: Interview with Aaron Kernis

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis is one of the world’s leading figures in new music. His work for eight celli, Ballad, is featured on Northwestern University Cello Ensemble’s debut album
Hans Thomalla Featured

NU Cello Ensemble Series: Interview with Hans Thomalla

German professor of composition and music technology Hans Thomalla chats about an international career and his compositional work in an exclusive interview