Born   in   Geneva   in   1987,   internationally   acclaimed   cellist   Lionel   Cottet   performs   as soloist,    chamber    musician    and    solo    cellist    of    the    Bavarian    Radio    Symphony Orchestra   in   the   most   prestigious   concert   halls:   London’s   Wigmore   Hall,   New   York’s Carnegie    Hall,    Berlin    Philharmonie,     Vienna    Musikverein,    Zurich    Tonhalle    among others.  He   has   played   as   a   soloist   with   a   number   of   orchestras,   including   the Academy   of   St Martin   in   the   Fields,   the   Russian   National   Orchestra   conducted   by   Mikhail   Pletnev, the    Polish    Radio    Orchestra,    the    Belgrade    Philharmonic,    the    Lausanne    Chamber Orchestra.   His   passion   for   chamber   music   has   led   him   to   the   world’s   most   famous festivals,   such   as   Marlboro,   Verbier,   Bergen,   Gstaad,   where   he   performed   with   artists such   as   Itzhak   Perlman,   Mitsuko   Uchida,   Nobuko   Imai,   Pierre Amoyal   or   with   his   Duo partner   pianist   Louis   Schwizgebel.   He   has   also   been   invited   to   perform   with   the   Berlin Philharmonic and with the 12 cellists of this legendary orchestra.  Winner   of   the   Swiss   Ambassador's   Award,   Lionel   Cottet   has   received   numerous prizes   at   international   competitions   including   Lutoslawski   Competition   in   Warsaw, Brahms   Competition   in Austria   and Astral Artist Auditions   in   Philadelphia.   He   is   also   a Soloist   of   the   swiss   Migros   Kulturprozent   Classics   and   was   finalist   at   the   Eurovision competition.  He   studied   in   the   prestigious   Artist   Diploma   program   of   the   Juilliard   School   in   New York,   at   the   Salzburg   Mozarteum,   at   the   Zurich   Hochschule   and   at   the   Geneva Conservatoire    with    Joel    Krosnick,    Clemens    Hagen,    Thomas    Grossenbacher    and François Guye. Lionel   is   deeply   committed   to   communicating   with   the   young   generation   in   various outreach   programs   in   Mexico,   Colombia,   USA   and   in   Switzerland.   He   plays   an   1852 Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume cello.
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Born   in   Geneva   in   1987,   internationally   acclaimed   cellist   Lionel Cottet   performs   as   soloist,   chamber   musician   and   solo   cellist   of the   Bavarian   Radio   Symphony   Orchestra   in   the   most   prestigious concert    halls:    London’s    Wigmore    Hall,    New    York’s    Carnegie Hall,   Berlin   Philharmonie,    Vienna   Musikverein,   Zurich   Tonhalle among others.  He    has    played    as    a    soloist    with    a    number    of    orchestras, including   the   Academy   of   St   Martin   in   the   Fields,   the   Russian National    Orchestra    conducted    by    Mikhail    Pletnev,    the    Polish Radio    Orchestra,    the    Belgrade    Philharmonic,    the    Lausanne Chamber   Orchestra.   His   passion   for   chamber   music   has   led   him to   the   world’s   most   famous   festivals,   such   as   Marlboro,   Verbier, Bergen,   Gstaad,   where   he   performed   with   artists   such   as   Itzhak Perlman,   Mitsuko   Uchida,   Nobuko   Imai,   Pierre   Amoyal   or   with his   Duo   partner   pianist   Louis   Schwizgebel.   He   has   also   been invited   to   perform   with   the   Berlin   Philharmonic   and   with   the   12 cellists of this legendary orchestra.  Winner   of   the   Swiss   Ambassador's   Award,   Lionel   Cottet   has received   numerous   prizes   at   international   competitions   including Lutoslawski    Competition    in    Warsaw,    Brahms    Competition    in Austria   and   Astral   Artist   Auditions   in   Philadelphia.   He   is   also   a Soloist    of    the    swiss    Migros    Kulturprozent    Classics    and    was finalist at the Eurovision competition.  He    studied    in    the    prestigious   Artist    Diploma    program    of    the Juilliard   School   in   New   York,   at   the   Salzburg   Mozarteum,   at   the Zurich   Hochschule   and   at   the   Geneva   Conservatoire   with   Joel Krosnick,     Clemens     Hagen,     Thomas     Grossenbacher     and François Guye. Lionel   is   deeply   committed   to   communicating   with   the   young generation   in   various   outreach   programs   in   Mexico,   Colombia, USA    and    in    Switzerland.    He    plays    an    1852    Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume cello.
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