Earthquake in Christchurch - concert venue destroyed

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.

Masterclasses with "El Sistema"

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.

New website online!!

Claudio Bohórquez' new website was launched today! It is the first website published by the new internet platform for musicians 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!