Claudio Bohorquez just has joined the prestigious Scharoun Ensemble as their new cellist during the Zermatt Festival beginning of September 2018. He succeeds Richard Duven, who was a member for many years.

Claudio Bohorquez was again invited to the international chamber music festival SALON by the artistic directors Emanuel Pahud, Eric Le Sage and Paul Meyer. 

1Claudio Bohorquez's long awaited solo album will be released by Berlin Classics in July 2018. With his duo partner Péter Nagy, he recorded… Read more


Cello Academy Rutesheim: Chamber Music Evening

Five pieces in folk tone for violoncello and piano, op. 102:
1. With humor
2. Slow
3. Not fast to play with a lot of sound
4. Not too fast
5. Strong and marked

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945): Rhapsody No. 1


Cello Akademie Rutesheim: Orchesterkonzert der Dozenten

Krzysztof Penderecki (*1933): Concerto grosso Nr. 1 für 3 Celli & Orchester

Violoncello: Claudio Bohórquez, Danjulo Ishizaka, Jakob Spahn
Orchester: Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen
Leitung: Dominik Beykirch



Claudio Bohórquez, descent of Peruvian and Uruguayan ancestors, has been hailed as one of the most exciting and fascinating musicians of his generation by conductors, audiences, concert presenters and critics alike.His recent tour with the National Symphony Orchestra under Christoph Eschenbach with concerts in Washington and Latin America was a huge success. He played “unforgettably and excellent” and his interpretation of the Lalo Cello concert was “the most beautiful I have ever heard”, wrote a Washington Post critic. In the 2012/2013 season Claudio Bohórquez was able to display his talent as chamber musician: he appeared in Madrid and Bilbao together with Jörg Widmann and Katia Skanavi and performed piano trios by Beethoven with Viviane Hagner and Jonathan Gilad during the Beethoven Marathon at Konzerthaus Berlin.

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…

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