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Michael Robin

Robin Michael

Born in 1976, Robin Michael studied at the Royal Academy of Music with David Strange and Colin Carr and also with Truls Mork, Steven Isserliss, Pieter Wisplelway, Karine Georgian and Ferenc Rados.

Following a critically acclaimed South Bank debut recital he has devoted much of his time to contemporary music working with composers such as Ligeti, Kurtag, Ferneyhough, Maxwell Davies, Finnissy and Dillon amongst others. Robin regularly appears with Lontano, Gemini, Expose, Ixion, BCMG, Almeida Ensemble, Music Projects/London and has taken part in numerous broadcasts and world premières. He recently premièred Joe Cutler's Cello Concerto in London and gave the UK première of Steve Reich's cello counterpoint. He is a member of the Fidelio Trio and they recently gave premieres of works by Dennechy and Rolf Hind and the UK premiere of Trio no. 1 by Sciarrino. Forthcoming releases include a disc of Ginastera cello music on Lorelt and a recording of the Cutler cello concerto on NMC.

Robin teaches at the Royal Academy Junior Department and plays on a cello by Vincenzo Panormo c. 1791.

events in 2008 with Robin Michael
  Date Day Time Location Event Details
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6Thu 2.00 pmBanff'Cello Sonorities', talk by Robin Michael
6Thu 7.30 pmPortsoyRobin Michael, cello & Sarah Leonard, soprano
14Fri 7.45 pmAberdeenFidelio Trio
15Sat10.00 amAberdeenExtended String Techniques Workshop, with Darragh Morgan, violin & Robin Michael, cello
15Sat 4.00 pmTarlandRobin Michael, 'cello