Arash Amini, Cello

Photo Credit:  Daniel D'Ottavio

Photo Credit: Daniel D'Ottavio

Cellist Arash Amini has performed as soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician throughout North America, Switzerland, France, Germany, Japan, and Botswana. His many performances include his New York debut recital in Alice Tully Hall, Beethoven’s “Triple Concerto” with the Oakland East Bay Symphony, at the Ravinia Festival, Smithsonian Institution, Verbier Festival, Rencontres Musicales d’Evian; on Great Performers at Lincoln Center and the Curtis Alumni Recital series; and for The Creative Coalition and Americans for the Arts. He has also performed chamber music with André Watts, Barbara Hendricks, Nigel Kennedy, Cho-Liang Lin, Mischa Maisky, and Sharon Isbin. A graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music and The Juilliard School, Arash Amini is a co-founder, the Artistic Director, and an Artist Member of America’s Dream Chamber Artists and a member of the American Modern Ensemble.

Arash Amini has performed as solo cellist with Christina Perri, as the cellist of Mark O’Connor’s piano trio- including with Rosanne Cash, and as Principal Cellist of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. He has performed countless world and U.S. premieres of solo and chamber music works; his performances have been heard on NPR, WQXR, WNYC, and Voice of America; he has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Houston Chronicle, and Tages Anzeiger (Switzerland); Chamber Music, The Strad, Symphony, and Muso magazines; and has recorded for EMI, Naxos, New World, Albany, and Bridge Records. Arash Amini is a Daniel Pearl World Music Days Artist and the Artistic Director of Musicians Emergency Fund.

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