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Alexander Huelshoff

Country of origin: Germany
Birthday: 1969

About Alexander Huelshoff

Alexander Hülshoff has established himself as an internationally renowned cellist through the expressivity of his playing and the warmth, strength, and nuance of his tone. He has appeared as guest soloist with such orchestras as the German Radio Philharmonic, the German State Philharmonic of the Rhineland-Palatinate, the Brno Philharmonic, the New Westphalia Philharmonic, the Symphonic Orchestra of Cordoba, the Orchestra of the City of Granada, the Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble, and the Limburg Symphony Orchestra in Maastricht. Concert and festival appearances have taken him throughout Europe, Russia, the Middle and Far East, as well as North and South America.

Chamber music plays a central role in his concerts and recordings. He is a member of Trio Bamberg and has collaborated with colleagues such as Pinchas Zukerman, Hagai Shaham, Vadim Gluzman, the Fine Arts Quartet, Gil Sharon, Rainer Honeck, Boris Garlitsky, Christopher Hinterhuber, and Roland Krüger in halls such as the Philharmonie in Berlin, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, and London’s Wigmore Hall.

Hülshoff is the founder and artistic director of the chamber music festival in Cloister Kamp and artistic director of the Villa Musica in Rhineland-Palatinate. The breadth of his musical activities is documented in numerous CDs. Since 1997, Hülshoff has been professor of violoncello at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, Germany.