A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit New Zealand's second largest city Christchurch on Tuesday, February 22nd. In a church a chamber music concert with Claudio Bohórquez was supposed to take place an Wednesday, 23rd, in aid of the Christchurch Earthquake Relief Fund. The church was completely destroyed by the earthquake, the lucky musicians were not hurt. Their thoughts go out to the families of the casualties and to all survivors of the catastrophe. The concert will be cancelled.
Claudio Bohórquez is one of two renowned cellists who will teach masterclasses at the Cello Akademie Rutesheim this year. Apply now for masterclasses! Deadline for applications is February 5th, 2011.
The first 25 visitors of Claudio's guestbook or subscribers of his newsletter will receive an autographed picture of Claudio by the end of this year. Visit, write, subscribe and recommend this website to others!
In Caracas, Venezuela, Claudio was invited to give masterclasses on three afternoons for the students of "El Sistema". This famous music education program was founded by José Antonio Abreu. Last year, an award-winning documentary was made about this project. Have a look at the trailer!
Claudio ist going to perform the Concerto grosso for three celli this Sunday with the Simón Bolivar Youth Orchestra and Maestro Penderecki.
Because of flooding and mudslides in Venezuela, the concert of the Simón Bolivar Youth Orchestra in Caracas was moved from December 5th to December 12th. Claudio will be one of the soloists in Krysztof Penderecki's Concerto grosso for three celli, conducted by Maestro Penderecki himself.
Claudio was invited by the famous Simón Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela to be one of the soloists in Krysztof Penderecki's Concerto grosso for three celli. The concert will take place in Caracas on December 5 th, 2010, and will be conducted by Maestro Penderecki himself.
Claudio Bohórquez' new website was launched today! It is the first website published by the new internet platform for musicians premiertone.com. Get all the information you need about this renowned cellist - look up his concerts, watch him on videos, look at his pictures and leave a message for him in his guestbook!