Djazia Satour: Arab African Fusion with Strings

Djazia grew up in Algiers enjoying opera, 60s pop and chaabi.  Her endless sense of artistic freedom has seeded an Arab style groove on top on string sensations. Live performance recorded at TEDxParis 2011.

Mabe Fratti: Modern Cello at TEDxYouthGuatemalaCity

María Belén Fratti (Mabe) is a cellist, vocalist and experimental composer. She started learning piano at age four and learned cello at 8. She identifies herself with a wide array of musicians and stiles, encouraging her to be a part of several music projects. She was part of the alt…

Zoe Keating: Avant Cello

Armed with just her cello and a small box of electronics, Zoe Keating is a one-woman orchestra. She records layer upon layer of celio, her feet dancing over an array of pedals to transform her solo performances into multipart works. Live performance at TEDxSF.

Guido Ponzini and Myriam Farina: Harp and Viola da Gamba Remix

A vibrantly stunning performance offers a unique twist on the traditional sound of Viola da Gamba and Harp. Live performance at TEDxBologna.

Zoë Keating

Armed with just her cello and a small box of electronics, Zoë Keating is a one-woman orchestra. She records layer upon layer of cello, her feet dancing over an array of pedals to transform her solo performances into multipart works. Live performance at TEDxAtlanta.

Midge Crickett: witty cello

Neither a midge nor a cricket, but rather a human creature who writes silly songs which she sings while accompanying herself on the cello. Performance from TEDxLeadershipPittsburgh.

Shamik & Cris Derksen: cello beats

Audio fusion of BeatBox and cello on a loopstation. One extraordinary duo! Live performed from TEDxVancouver.

BOX: Baroque remix manifesto

(Baroque Orchestration X) is an artist collective exploring the full potential of early music instruments today, putting them in unorthodox settings and bringing them to a different audience. Ever heard of theorbo, triple harp, positive organ, viola da gamba or cornetto? And even if you did, surely in this way…

Leading Edge: Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1

Leading Edge is a choreography performed by two soloists, Marielle Rijkaart (cello) and Besim Hoti (dance). The audience experiences Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 with an extreme combination of street and modern dance. There is a vibrant connection between the cellist and the dancer, but how are they…