Jeremy Findlay

Jeremy Findlay is a Canadian cellist who has had an active international performance career in both the concert and chamber music repertoire since the mid-1980s. He is married to the pianist Elena Braslavsky with whom he has actively performed and recorded works since 1994. Czech composer Jiří Gemrot has written numerous pieces for the couple, including the Double Concerto for Cello, Piano and Orchestra which they performed in its premiere at the Rudolfinum in Prague with the Prague Philharmonia. The couple currently reside in Salzburg with their daughter Alyssa.

Findlay was born in Toronto[1] and is the son of cellist William Findlay and it is from him that he received his first musical training, initially at his family's home and later at The Royal Conservatory of Music. He pursued further studies at the University of Toronto with Daniel Domb, graduating with a masters degree in 1992. He then studied chamber music with Sándor Végh at the European Mozart Academy. He later received grants from both the Canada Council and the Ontario Arts Council which enabled him to study under Christoph Richter in Germany and Josef Chuchro at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He has also attended masterclasses taught by Boris Pergamenschikow and Yo-Yo Ma.

Findlay has appeared as a soloist with numerous orchestras, including the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Lodz Philharmonic, and the Warsaw Radio Orchestra to name just a few. As a recitalist and chamber musician he has performed at the Aix-en-Provence Festival, the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, the Konzerthaus Berlin, and Alice Tully Hall in New York City's Lincoln Center among others. He regularly appears in concerts with the chamber groups Flatiron Trio, Okoun Ensemble and the Ensemble Salzburg. He has released several commercial recordings and has been featured on radio and television throughout North America and Europe.

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  • Jeremy Findlay Official Website


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