Praised for his “impressive refinement, eloquent phrasing, and singing tone” by The New York Times, American cellist Matthew Zalkind has performed throughout the United States and abroad as a recitalist, soloist and chamber musician.
As a soloist, Mr. Zalkind has performed concerti with such organizations as the, the Albany Symphony, the Hongzhou Philharmonic, Musica Viva Moscow Chamber Orchestra, the Utah Symphony, the Tongyeong International Music Festival Orchestra, the Music Academy of the West Festival Orchestra and the Juilliard Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Zalkind has…
“By choosing two of the most demanding works in the solo cello repertory for his recording debut, Matthew Zalkind seems to be laying all his cards on the table – and I’m delighted to report that he shows a winning hand.
“His left hand darts around the instrument fearlessly and accurately. The sharply etched passagework in the Bach courante and gigue and the Ligeti capriccio was startling, surpassing that of many world-class cellists.”