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Russian-born cellist Misha Quint captivates his audiences with his lyricism, passion and dazzling technique. Described by Harris Goldsmith as a "brilliantly accomplished virtuoso- an embodiment of interpretive and executive music-making at its rarefied best", his repertoire ranges from Bach to premieres of the most outstanding composers of today including Sophie Goubadalina, Robert Sirota, Steven Gerber, Nathan Davis, Ezra Laderman, Stepan Lucky, Thomas Fortmann, and Alfred Schnitke. Quint is Founder and Music Director of the InterHarmony International Music Festivals that take place in Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany and Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy, and the InterHarmony Concert Series at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Quint is featured on the Blue Griffin Label in the September 2014 release of his CD "Tempo Trapezio", and the Spring 2015 release of "Matryoshka Blues".

A graduate of the Leningrad Special School for the Gifted and the Leningrad State Conservatory, Misha Quint made his orchestral debut at the age of 13 after winning first prize at the Boccherini Competition in St. Petersburg (then Leningrad). He gained international recognition after capturing top prizes in the 1975 International Competition in Prague and the Russian National Competition. Quint immigrated to the US and made his critically acclaimed New York recital debut at the 92nd Street Y and his orchestral debut in Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in 1992. He has given numerous solo recitals and master classes in the leading halls of England, Germany, Switzerland, Ireland, Russia, Latvia, Georgia, Belorussia, Romania, Italy, and the US. "[Quint] provides a fresh voice...The Russian school of string playing has taken on a different light with Quint" said Daniel Webster of the Philadelphia Inquirer and "a master of probing sentmiment, shaded phrasing, and flawless technique" from MetroWest.

Misha Quint has appeared with such celebrated orchestras as the Orquestra Sinfônica do Teatro Nacional do Brasilia, Metropolitan Symphony, the New York Chamber Symphony, National Irish Symphony, New York Chamber Symphony and the London Soloists Chamber Orchestra at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Leningrad State Orchestra, Orchestra of Classical and Contemporary Music as well as with the Symphony Orchestras of Latvia and Georgia. He has worked with an equally illustrious group of conductors including Maxim Shostakovich, Paul Lustig Dunkel, Colman Pearce, Sidney Harth, Ravil Martinov, Camilla Kolchinsky, Yakov Bergman, and Ira Levin.

As a special guest artist Misha Quint was broadcast on a live television performance of the Unaccompanied Bach Suite No.5 in West Chester, NY; "The Jewish Entertainment Hour"; WQXR's "Listening Room", German Televisian, Italian Television; and live recitals on WGBH (Boston), WMNB (NJ), WNYC (NY). Quint captured first prize of the CRS National competition in 2009, and was a featured performer at The Festival of the Musical Citadel in Brasov, Romania in August 2014.

Misha Quint is strongly committed to teaching and is on the faculty of Mannes School of Music Prep in New York. His prestigious InterHarmony International Music Festival boasts an outstanding faculty of established soloists and teachers and inhabit three sessions in 2 locations in Europe; Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy, and Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany. He has been on the faculty of the International Institute of Music in Marktoberdorf, Germany, and was the Music Director and Founder of the Soesterberg International Music Festival in Holland from 1998 - 2007, the Intensive Cello Studies Abroad in Blonay, Chalet de lacroix at the Hindemith Foundation in 1997, and Interharmony Music Festival in Geneva, Switzerland in 2000; The Berkshires, Masachusetts from 2007-2008; San Francisco, California in 2009; Hinterzarten, Schwarzwald, Germany from 2008 - 2011; Sulzbach- Rosenberg, Germany from 2005 - present; and Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy from 2012 to present. Quint studied with Emmanuel Fishman, Natalia Gutman, Boris Pergamenshikov, and Daniel Shafran. www.interharmony.com, www.srimf.com

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Concert Schedule 2015

all concerts this year
Date
 
Venue
Location
Notes
Tickets
03/24/15
Texas State International Concert Series Performing Arts Center
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall
San Marcos, Texas, USA
Texas State International Concert Series
05/07/15
Carnegie Hall
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
New York, New York, USA
Rite of String: Part II
Date
 
Venue
Location
Notes
Tickets
02/06/15
Carnegie Hall
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
New York, New York, USA
At the Point: An Evening of Cello
01/04/15
Steinway Hall
Steinway Hall
Boca Raton, Florida, USA
At the Point: An Afternoon of Cello
11/06/14
Carnegie Hall in New York
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
New York, New York, USA
The Soul of Elégiaque
08/19/14
Sala Opera Brasov in Romania
Sala Patria Brasov
Brasov, Romania
FESTIVALUL "CETATEA MUZICALA A BRASOVULUI"
08/17/14
Sala Opera Brasov in Romania
Sala Patria Brasov
Brasov, Romania
FESTIVALUL "CETATEA MUZICALA A BRASOVULUI"
08/16/14
Sala Opera Brasov in Romania
Sala Patria Brasov
Brasov, Romania
FESTIVALUL "CETATEA MUZICALA A BRASOVULUI"
08/09/14
Christuskirche Church in Sulzbach-Rosenberg
Christuskirche
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
08/07/14
Befufsschule Concert Hall Germany
Konzertsaal der Staatlichen Berufsschule
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
08/02/14
Befufsschule Concert Hall Germany
Konzertsaal der Staatlichen Berufsschule
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
07/30/14
Befufsschule Concert Hall Germany
Konzertsaal der Staatlichen Berufsschule
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
07/26/14
Church of the Madonna Arcidosso Italy
Santuario dell'Incoronata
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/19/14
Teatro degli Unanimi Arcidosso
Teatro degli Unanimi
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/16/14
Teatro degli Unanimi Arcidosso
Teatro degli Unanimi
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/13/14
Church of the Madonna Arcidosso Italy
Santuario dell'Incoronata
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/11/14
Teatro degli Unanimi Arcidosso
Teatro degli Unanimi
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/06/14
Teatro degli Unanimi Arcidosso
Teatro degli Unanimi
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/03/14
Teatro degli Unanimi Arcidosso
Teatro degli Unanimi
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
04/25/14
Carnegie Hall in New York City
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
New York, New York, USA
Rite of String: A Mix of Musical Cultures and Traditions
04/01/14
Cole Performing Arts Center
Cole Center for Performing Arts
Nacogdoches, Texas, USA
Stephen F Austin State University
03/19/14
Boca Raton Concert Hall
The Chalfonte
Boca Raton, Florida, USA
Mendelssohn, Rachmaninoff, Penderecki
01/24/14
Carnegie Hall
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
New York, New York, USA
From Russia with Love 25 Years Later
Date
 
Venue
Location
Notes
Tickets
11/22/13
Carnegie Hall
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
New York, New York, USA
Strings Attached
08/17/13
Opera Brasov in Romania
Opera Brasov
Brasov, Romania
FESTIVALUL "CETATEA MUZICALA A BRASOVULUI"
08/16/13
Opera Brasov in Romania
Opera Brasov
Brasov, Romania
FESTIVALUL "CETATEA MUZICALA A BRASOVULUI"
08/14/13
Opera Brasov in Romania
Opera Brasov
Brasov, Romania
FESTIVALUL "CETATEA MUZICALA A BRASOVULUI"
08/13/13
Opera Brasov in Romania
Opera Brasov
Brasov, Romania
FESTIVALUL "CETATEA MUZICALA A BRASOVULUI"
08/10/13
Christuskirche Church in Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany
Christuskirche
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
08/08/13
Berufsschule Concert Hall Germany
Konzertsaal der Staatlichen Berufsschule
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
08/03/13
Berufsschule Concert Hall Germany
Konzertsaal der Staatlichen Berufsschule
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
07/31/13
Berufsschule Concert Hall Germany
Konzertsaal der Staatlichen Berufsschule
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
07/27/13
Pieve di Santa Maria a Lamula in Arcidosso Italy
Pieve di Santa Maria a Lamula
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/25/13
Church of the Madonna in Arcidosso, Italy
Santuario dell'Incoronata
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/20/13
Theater of the People in Italy
Teatro degli Unanimi
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/17/13
Theater of the People in Italy
Teatro degli Unanimi
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/14/13
Church of the Madonna in Italy
Santuario dell'Incoronata
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/12/13
Church of the Madonna in Italy
Santuario dell'Incoronata
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/07/13
Theater of the People in Italy
Teatro degli Unanimi
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/04/13
Theater of the People in Italy
Teatro degli Unanimi
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
04/20/13
Mannes Concert Hall
Mannes Concert Hall
New York, New York, USA
Mannes College: the New School for Music
03/21/13
Carnegie Hall
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
New York, New York, USA
Side-by-Side Artist Showcase
01/25/13
Carnegie Hall
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
New York, New York, USA
Jazz All Dolled Up
Date
 
Venue
Location
Notes
Tickets
10/25/12
Carnegie Hall
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
New York, New York, USA
InterHarmony Piano Trio
08/11/12
Christ Church in Germany
Christuskirche
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
08/09/12
Berufsschule Concert Hall in Germany
Konzertsaal der Staatlichen Berufsschule
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
08/04/12
Berufsschule Concert Hall in Germany
Konzertsaal der Staatlichen Berufsschule
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
08/01/12
Berufsschule Concert Hall in Germany
Konzertsaal der Staatlichen Berufsschule
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
07/28/12
Church of the Madonna in Italy
Santuario dell'Incoronata
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/26/12
Church of the Madonna in Italy
Santuario dell'Incoronata
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/21/12
Theater of the People in Arcidosso, Italy
Teatro degli Unanimi
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/18/12
Theater of the People in Arcidosso, Italy
Teatro degli Unanimi
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/15/12
Church of the Madonna in Italy
Santuario dell'Incoronata
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/13/12
Theater of the People in Arcidosso, Italy
Teatro degli Unanimi
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/08/12
Theater of the People in Arcidosso, Italy
Teatro degli Unanimi
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/04/12
Theater of the People in Arcidosso, Italy
Teatro degli Unanimi
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
InterHarmony International Music Festival
05/18/12
Mannes Concert Hall
Mannes Concert Hall
New York, New York, USA
Mannes College: the New School for Music
05/03/12
German Consulate General, German House New York
The German House
New York, New York, USA
German Consulate General
04/15/12
Mannes Concert Hall
Valley Lutheran Church
Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA
Chagrin Valley Concert Series
02/25/12
Mannes Concert Hall
Mannes Concert Hall
New York, New York, USA
An Evening of Russian Chamber Music
1/25/12
Carnegie Hall
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
New York, New York, USA
Misha Quint, cello
Date
 
Venue
Location
Notes
Tickets
10/31/11
Manhattan School of Music Borden Auditorium
Borden Auditorium
New York, New York, USA
Manhattan School of Music
10/30/11
The Roerich Museum Concert Hall
Nicholas Roerich Museum
New York, New York, USA
Braude Ensemble
08/13/11
Christuskirche in Germany
Christuskirche
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
08/11/11
Berufsschule Concert Hall in Germany
Konzertsaal der Staatlichen Berufsschule
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
08/06/11
Berufsschule Concert Hall in Germany
Konzertsaal der Staatlichen Berufsschule
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
08/05/11
Berufsschule Concert Hall in Germany
Konzertsaal der Staatlichen Berufsschule
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
08/02/11
Kortensee Schule Concert Hall in Germany
Aula der Krotensee- Schule
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival
07/31/11
Kurhaus Hinterzarten Concert Hall Germany
Kurhaus Hinterzarten
Hinterzarten, Schwarzwald, Germany
InterHarmony International Music Festival
087/29/11
Kurhaus Hinterzarten Concert Hall Germany
Kurhaus Hinterzarten
Hinterzarten, Schwarzwald, Germany
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/24/11
Kurhaus Hinterzarten Concert Hall Germany
Kurhaus Hinterzarten
Hinterzarten, Schwarzwald, Germany
InterHarmony International Music Festival
07/21/11
Kurhaus Hinterzarten Concert Hall Germany
Kurhaus Hinterzarten
Hinterzarten, Schwarzwald, Germany
InterHarmony International Music Festival
04/01/11
Carl and Emily Thompson Conference Center
Carl and Emily Thompson Conference Center
Middletown, Virginia, USA
Lord Fairfax Community College
03/19/11
Mannes Concert Hall
Mannes Concert Hall
New York, New York, USA
Mannes College: The New School of Music
02/09/11
Moores Opera House at the University of Houston
Moores Opera House
Houston, Texas, USA
University of Houston
02/08/11
Annenberg Auditorium at George Bush Hall
Annenberg Auditorium
College Station, Texas, USA
Texas A&M University

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Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

May 7, 2015
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Misha Quint Cellist CD's

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Misha Quints new CD Tempo Trapezio

Tempo Trapezio

10 tracks
Valse Sentimentale: Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Stravinsky CD

Valse Sentimentale: Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Stravinsky

12 tracks
Misha Quint in Live Cello Recitals CD

Misha Quint in Live Cello Recitals

7 tracks

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