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Contemporary instrumental techniques – the cello

Introducing an exciting new strand of their Lockdown Live series, the London Sinfonietta players dive in to the nuances of contemporary performance on their instruments, and explore how they're used in a contemporary setting. See the techniques and styles used in new music composition, with examples from a selection of the most renowned works of contemporary writing. In this live video, London Sinfonietta principal cellist Tim Gill explores contemporary writing for cello, with a focus on Jonathan Harvey's solo cello piece Curve with Plateaux.

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