B2C: Bach Cello Suites to Choir
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"outstanding... every note has meaning rather as a look or a touch does; the resulting conversations she has with the music are endlessly absorbing... Her subjective narrative suggests the freedom with which Pablo Casals brought the music back to life a century ago."
~LAURENCE VITTES | GRAMOPHONE
"an exceptional and creative musician"
~MAUREEN BUJA | INTERLUDE Classical Music Magazine
Read the full February 2018 article here.
British Cellist Dr. Sophie Webber is an internationally accomplished soloist, chamber musician, and educator. A former DM student of Janos Starker and Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, she previously studied with Richard Markson at Trinity College of Music, London, from where she graduated with a First Class Honors degree, as well as the Sir John Barbirolli memorial prize for cello.
Sophie released her critically acclaimed debut album, "Escape: Bach's Six Suites for Solo Cello," in January 2018.
During 2019, thanks to a successfully funded kickstarter campaign, she recorded her segue album with members of Chicago's Choir of Ascension, "B2C: Bach to Choir" (to be released April 2020). To find out more about this innovative recording project, and to preorder the album, please visit: B2C: Bach's hidden harmonies unleashed.
Through her performances and diverse musical projects, Sophie embraces new and innovative ways to engage communities with topical social issues and classical music.
Sophie's music has been featured on BBC Radio 3, Southern California's Classical KUSC 91.5FM, Seattle's King FM 98.1, Iowa Public Radio, Tampa Bay (Florida)'s WUSF Public Media, Rochester (New York)'s WXXI Classical 91.5, North Carolina's WCPE The Classical Station 89.7 FM, Portland's All Classical 89.9 KQAC FM, amongst others.