Thomas Rann

Last updated

Thomas Rann (born 10 December in Adelaide) is an Australian cellist.

Thomas Rann commenced his cello studies at the age of 9 studying with Ruth Saffir and Niall Brown at the Elder Conservatorium of Music. He relocated to London in 2000 to study under cellist Raphael Wallfisch at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has since been under the mentorship of Israeli pedagogue Uzi Wiesel.

Thomas Rann has performed as soloist with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the Queensland Orchestra amongst others and as recitalist and chamber musician at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival and Verbier Festival.

His awards include the 2003 Tait Memorial Trust award, [1] 2004 Muriel Taylor Scholarship in London (former winners include Raphael Wallfisch, Steven Isserlis and Alexander Baillie), the Hattori Foundation Award and the Ernest Llewellyn Memorial Scholarship for string players. In 2008 Thomas Rann made his Wigmore Hall debut with pianist Wu Qian.

Related Research Articles

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is a South Australian performing arts organisation comprising 75 full-time musicians, established in 1936.

Robert deMaine Musical artist

Robert DeMaine is an American virtuoso cellist, best known as Principal Cello of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Chen Jiafeng is a Chinese violinist. He was the first prize winner in the 2003 International Competition for Young Violinists K. Lipinski and H. Wieniawski and the second prize winner in the 2008 International Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition, and the second prize of the International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition in Helsinki.

Elizabeth Wallfisch is an Australian Baroque violinist.

Raphael (laly) Wallfisch is an English cellist.

George Daugherty is an American conductor, director, producer, and writer.

Edvard Grieg composed the Cello Sonata in A minor, Op. 36 for cello and piano, and his only work for this combination, in 1882–83, marking a return to composition following a period when he had been preoccupied with his conducting duties at the Bergen Symphony Orchestra as well as illness.

Daniel Gortler Musical artist

Daniel Gortler is an Israeli pianist and a faculty member of the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at Tel-Aviv University.

Andrew Shulman is an English virtuoso cellist, conductor and composer. He is currently the principal cellist of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and maintains his cello studio at the University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles, California.

Derek Simpson was an English cellist, known primarily from his work with the Aeolian Quartet, and as the teacher of many contemporary cellists.

Martin Yates is a British conductor. He was born in London. After attending Kimbolton School (1969–1974), he studied at the Royal College of Music and Trinity College of Music, London, where his teachers included Bernard Keeffe (conducting), Richard Arnell (composition), Ian Lake, Jakob Kaletsky and Alan Rowlands (piano), and Douglas Moore and John Burden.

Kenneth Leighton British composer and pianist

Kenneth Leighton was a British composer and pianist. His compositions include church and choral music, pieces for piano, organ, cello, oboe and other instruments, chamber music, concertos, symphonies, and an opera. He had various academic appointments in the Universities of Leeds, Oxford and Edinburgh.

Cathal Breslin is a concert pianist originally from Derry, Northern Ireland, now living in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States. He has performed extensively in solo recitals, as a concerto soloist with orchestra and a chamber musician in major concert halls throughout Europe, North America, South America and Asia. He is currently Associate Professor of Piano at the Arizona State University School of Music, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts in the United States. He is an exclusive Yamaha Performing Artist. In 2008 he founded the Walled City Music Festival with his wife, American flautist Dr. Sabrina Hu. It has featured artists such as the Kronos Quartet, Bang on a Can All Stars, BBC Ulster Orchestra, Sir James Galway, Katia and Marielle Labèque, Augustin Dumay, Anne Akiko Meyers, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Jan Vogler, Raphael Wallfisch, Jeffrey Zeigler, Jonathan Lemalu, Brodsky Quartet, Fitzwilliam Quartet, Houston Winds, Jeremy Denk, Awadagin Pratt, Kirill Troussov, among many others.

Ilyich Rivas Venezuelan-American conductor (born 1993)

Ilyich Rivas is a Venezuelan-American conductor. He made his professional debut at the age of 16 in front of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and has subsequently made successful debuts with a number of important orchestras in Europe, Australasia and America.

Ray Still Musical artist

Ray Still was an American classical oboist. He was the principal oboe of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for 40 years, from 1953–1993.

Benjamin Northey is an Australian conductor, musician and arranger. He has been Chief Conductor of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra in New Zealand, since 2015. He is also the Principal Conductor in Residence of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra since 2020. He was previously the Associate Conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra from 2010-2019.

Yelian He Musical artist

Yelian He is an Australian/Chinese classical concert cellist and martial arts teacher. Born in Shanghai and raised in Melbourne, Yelian began studying the Cello at the age of 5, almost two years after he commenced studies on the Piano with his father. Hailed as a “consummate master of the bow” by The Strad magazine in his Wigmore Hall debut, He is the winner of the 2009 Royal Over-Seas League String Competition in London as well as the Grand Prize and Audience Prize at the 2014 Australian Cello Awards competition in Sydney.

Benjamin Mark Lasker Wallfisch is a British composer, conductor, orchestrator, and producer of film scores. Since the mid-2000s, he has worked on over 75 feature films, including composing original scores for Blade Runner 2049, Shazam!, It, It Chapter Two, The Invisible Man, Hidden Figures and A Cure for Wellness.

Lucinda Collins is an Australian pianist, educator and chamber musician, who is currently head of piano at Australia's senior musical academy, the Elder Conservatorium of Music.

Simon Wallfisch

Simon Wallfisch is a British-German classical singer and cellist.

References

  1. "Past Awards". www.taitmemorialtrust.org. Archived from the original on 2013-10-29.