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Sol Gabetta

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Occupation(s)  Cellist
Role  Cellist ·
Years active  1991–present day
Genres  Classical music
Labels  Sony Classical Records
Name  Sol Gabetta

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Albums  The Chopin Album, Il Progetto Vivaldi, Il Progetto Vivaldi 2, Sol Gabetta: Tchaikov, Shostakovich Rachmaninov

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Sol Gabetta (born 18 April 1981) is an Argentine cellist. The daughter of Andrés Gabetta and Irène Timacheff-Gabetta, she has French and Russian ancestry. Her brother Andrés is also a musician, a baroque violinist.


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Sol Gabetta performs Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor - BBC Proms


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Gabetta began to learn violin at the age of three, and cello at age four. She continued to study both instruments until age eight, and then switched her focus exclusively to the cello. She won her first competition at the age of 10, soon followed by the Natalia Gutman Award. Her teachers include Christine Waleska, Leo Viola, Ivan Monighetti, Piero Farulli and Ljerko Spiller.

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Gabetta won the Crédit Suisse Young Artist Award in 2004. In 2006, she founded her own festival, the Festival Solsberg. Her debut with the Berlin Philharmonic and Sir Simon Rattle was at the Baden-Baden Easter Festival in 2014. Her debut with the Staatskapelle Berlin occurred in December 2014. She was Artist in Residence at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in summer 2014, and also held artistic residencies at the Philharmonie and Konzerthaus Berlin.

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Other prizes have included the Gramophone Award for Young Artist of the Year in 2010 and the Würth-Preis of the Jeunesses Musicales in 2012. At the Echo Klassik Awards, she received the award in 2007, 2009 and 2013, being named Instrumentalist of the Year in 2013. She received the Diapason d'Or for her recordings of Haydn, Mozart and Elgar cello concerti, as well as works by Tchaikovsky and Ginastera. Gabetta has made commercial recordings for Sony and Deutsche Grammophon.

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Contemporary composers who have written music for Gabetta include Michel van der Aa, who composed Up-close for Gabetta and the Amsterdam Sinfonietta, and Pēteris Vasks, who wrote his cello concerto 'Presence' for Gabetta. In November 2015, Gabetta's album of the music of Vasks, Presence, was released, which includes the cello concerto 'Presence', and "Musique du Soir" for organ and cello, for which daughter and mother perform together.

Supported by a private stipend from the Rahn Kulturfonds, Gabetta performs on a cello by G. B. Guadagnini dating from 1759. She resides in Switzerland and has been teaching cello at the Basel Music Academy since 2005. She is also a regular presenter for the programme KlickKlack, for Bavarian Radio (BR-Klassik).


  • Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saëns and Ginastera - with Munich Radio Orchestra (Sony Classical) August 2006
  • Il Progetto Vivaldi - with Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca (Sony Classical) released September 2007
  • Cantabile - with Prague Philharmonic (Sony Classical) released September 2008
  • Shostakovich Concerto No. 2 - with Munich Philharmonic (Sony Classical) released September 2008
  • Haydn / Hofmann / Mozart: Cello Concertos - with Kammerorchester Basel (Sony Classical) released September 2009
  • Elgar: Cello Concerto / Dvořák - with Danish National Symphony Orchestra (Sony Classical) released June 2010
  • Pēteris Vasks: Gramata Cellam - The Book for Solo Cello (Sony Classical) released March 2010
  • Shostakovich Concerto No. 1 - with Munich Philharmonic and Lorin Maazel (Sony Classical) released August 2012
  • Duo - with Hélène Grimaud (Deutsche Grammophon) released October 2012
  • Il Progetto Vivaldi II (Sony Classical) released December 2012
  • Il Progetto Vivaldi III (Sony Classical) released September 2013
  • Prayer (Sony Classical) released October 2014
  • The Chopin Album - with Bertrand Chamayou (Sony Classical) released February 2015
  • Beethoven Triple Concerto - with Kammerorchester Basel (Sony Classical) released September 2015
  • Vasks - Presence - with the Amsterdam Sinfonietta (Sony Classical) released November 2015
  • Elgar: Cello Concerto / Martinů: Cello Concerto No.1 - with Berliner Philharmonic (Sony Classical) released November 2016
  • Films

  • Sol Gabetta joue Haydn et Vasks. ZDF 2009. Producers: David Stevens, Gösta Courkamp. Performed at the Solsberg Festival. Haydn's Concerto and Dolcissimo (2nd movement of Gramata Cellam; The book) by Vasks.
  • References

    Sol Gabetta Wikipedia