British cellist Natalie Clein has built a distinguished career, regularly performing at major venues and with orchestras worldwide. She has recorded the two cello concertos by Camille Saint-Saëns as well as Bloch’s Schelomo and Bruch’s Kol Nidrei with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, to great critical acclaim.
A keen recital and chamber performer, Natalie Clein regularly collaborates with artists including Martha Argerich, Ian Bostridge, Simon Keenlyside, Imogen Cooper, Leif Ove Andsnes, Lars Vogt and Isabelle Faust.
In 2015 Natalie was appointed Artist in Residence and Director of Musical Performance at Oxford University. She is also a professor at the Royal College of Music, London.
Natalie came to widespread attention at the age of sixteen when she won both the BBC Young Musician of the Year and the Eurovision Competition for Young Musicians. As a student she was awarded the Queen Mother Scholarship by the Royal College of Music.
Here is Natalie Clein in a performance of the Haydn Cello Concerto in C Major: