2024 FESTIVAL ARTISTS
Christian-Pierre La Marca
Hailed by Gramophone as “a master of his instrument”, and declared by Le Monde as belonging to “the French cello elite”, Christian-Pierre La Marca has rapidly garnered a firm international presence, appearing at major global concert venues including the Philharmonie de Paris, Southbank Centre in London, Musikverein Vienna, Marinsky Theatre in St Petersburg and 92nd Street Y in New York. The cellist’s innovative discography reflects a curiosity across musical genres, whilst retaining a passion for the great masterworks of classical repertoire. Such recordings have received unanimous critical acclaim, with his latest recital disc – Cello 360 – announced as Gramophone’s 2021 “Best Concept Album”.