Cello Orchestra

Aboyne Cello Festival presents many high profile concerts throughout the week. This not only brings the opportunity for course members to perform pieces they have been working on over the week, but also showcases the importance of chamber music, the cello orchestra, concerts from the tutors and the Aboyne Young Artist.

The Aboyne Cello Festival has benefitted from two resident arrangers who have provided the course with famous orchestral pieces arranged for cello orchestra. Over the years, the Giant Cello Ensemble has presented Elgar’s Cello Concerto, Carmen Suite by Bizet, the Jack Sparrow music from Pirates of the Caribbean, the Light Cavalry Overture by Suppe, Elgar Serenade, Haydn C and D major cello concerti, the Nutcracker Suite by Tchaikovsky, Bizet l’arlesienne suite, Henry Wood Sea Songs,  Schumann Cello Concerto and Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Tallis.