Our Trustee, Robert Cohen, is to be named William Pleeth professor of cello in recognition of his career and teaching achievements at the Academy over the last 27 years. The new title commemorates William Pleeth, the renowned cellist and pedagogue. Among the numerous musicians inspired by Pleeth, he only taught three children: his own son Anthony, Jacqueline du Pré and Robert Cohen.
The loan will enable Finnish violinist Tuulia Hero to play the fine instrument for two years
The Sibelius Academy at the University of the Arts Helsinki has loaned a 1707 Stradivari violin to Finnish violinist, Tuulia Hero
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Matouš Pěruška, violinist with Trio Bohémo, who has been playing an instrument by Matteo Goffriller, c. 1710 (Venice) since 2021, has received the welcome news that the long-term loan of the violin has been confirmed by the generosity of benefactor Czech businessman, Dr. Jan Telenský.
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