Claudio Bohórquez is invited by Elena Bashkirova, Artistic Director of the Jerusalem Chamber Music Festivals to participate in the 22nd edition of the festival from September 5-8, 2019. He will perform with colleagues like Clara-Jumi Kang, Michael Barenboim, Adrien Le Marca, Gérard Caussé.…Read more
Claudio Bohórquez was interviewed for the blog"Master in Music" where he is talking about his path as a musician and teacher. Click HERE to listen to the podcast!
The Brahms album is nominated for the International Classical Music Awards 2019!
Johannes X. Schachtner (*1985)
„Mehr Ausdruck der Empfindung als Malerei“, Konzertante Strophen für Violine, Violoncello und
Auftragswerk der Kronberg Academy. Uraufführung
Marie-Astrid Hulot, Violine
Chamber Music with Daishin Kashimoto, Gareth Lubbe, Alessio Bax, Emmanuel Pahud, Sasha Sitkovetsky, Nabil Shehata and others
The German-born cellist of Peruvian-Uruguayan descent is one of the most sought-after musicians in his field. As a student of Boris Pergamenschikow, Claudio Bohórquez achieved success at an early age at international competitions such as the Tschaikowsky Youth Competition in Moscow and the Rostropovich Cello Competition in Paris. This culminated in 2000 with three awards at the first International Pablo Casals Competition held under the auspices of the Kronberg Academy: Marta Casals Istomin presented Claudio Bohórquez with first prize, a special award for the best chamber music, and also the use of Casals’ Gofriller cello for a period of two years. He also won first prize at the International Music Competition in Geneva, an achievement that marked the start of his career as a soloist. Meanwhile he has become a teacher himself: from 2011 to 2016 he was professor at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart, in September 2016 he was appointed to the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" Berlin, where he has been a guest professor since 2003. …Read more