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Idlir Shyti is an Albanian cellist based in London. He has been awarded the ‘Diplôme Supérieur de Concertiste’ under the tutelage of Anssi Karttunen at the École Normale de Musique de Paris. Preceding, he studied with Richard Lester at the Royal College of Music London and at the Conservatorio di Santa Cecilia Rome with Maurizio Gambini. In his journey of learning, he has come across and played for many renown musicians such as Yo-Yo Ma, Gary Hoffman and Johannes Goritzki.

 

As a soloist he has performed with Sudwestdeutche Kammerorchester Pforzheim, Southbank Sinfonia, Orkestra Filharmonike e Tiranes amongst others. An ardent chamber musician, he has been invited to play at Rome Chamber Music Festival, Leamington Festival, Anghiari Festival, Different trains Festival, Southwark International Music Festival, alongside artists like the Allegri Quartet, Alberto Portugheis.

 

His passion for contemporary music has led him to premiere chamber music works at Cheltenham Festival, Festival of Contemporary Music for All as part of Chineke and IXION ensembles. He has worked with composers such as David Yazbek, Joseph Sonnabend, Michael Finnissy, Morgan Hayes, Xia-Leon Sloane. Whilst, London premieres include ‘The Key’ Opera by Francesca Le Lohe for three trio ensembles and Kenneth Hesketh`s Ein Lichtspiel.

 

Idlir is also an enthusiastic orchestra musician and has collaborated with Philharmonia Orchestra, English National Opera, BBC NOW, BBC CO, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Southbank Sinfonia, Welsh National Opera.

 

His beloved good looking cello was made by Peter Beare in 2007.

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Videos
Vivaldi - Sonata for Cello and Continuo in A Minor RV44
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Vivaldi - Sonata for Cello and Continuo in A Minor RV44

David Branson - Rune (1946)
03:53
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David Branson - Rune (1946)

Ysaÿe - Sonata for Cello Solo Op.28
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Ysaÿe - Sonata for Cello Solo Op.28

Betsy Jolas - Quatre pièces en marge
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Betsy Jolas - Quatre pièces en marge

Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor Op.129
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Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor Op.129

Tan Dun - Intercourse of Fire and Water
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Tan Dun - Intercourse of Fire and Water

Paduana - Honegger
02:36
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Paduana - Honegger

Pablo Ortiz - Manzi - Idlir Shyti
05:21
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Pablo Ortiz - Manzi - Idlir Shyti

Bloch - Cello Suite No.2
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Bloch - Cello Suite No.2

José Elizondo - Otoño en Buenos Aires - Idlir Shyti / Corinna Boylan
04:17
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José Elizondo - Otoño en Buenos Aires - Idlir Shyti / Corinna Boylan

Pascal Dusapin - Invece
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Pascal Dusapin - Invece

J.S. Bach - Sarabande and Minuet I&II BWV1007 - Idlir Shyti
05:25
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J.S. Bach - Sarabande and Minuet I&II BWV1007 - Idlir Shyti

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