Robert Cohen: Around the world
A virtuoso of genius
follows his masterly playing with growing astonishment and increasing
pleasure. This is absolute music. No wonder that the orchestra was
inspired to such heights.
of the decade are in for a treat. In addition to the expected breadth
of technique and tone, he possesses a quixotic strain that is tempered
with a delicate sensibility. This combination gives his playing a
special color and character.
The Washington Post
was deeply impressed by the fascinating and unique playing of Robert
Cohen. Just to recall the breathtaking solos and the variety of
expression in each variation.
I am prepared to believe that in his hands, anything is possible.
is hard to know where to begin when faced with such authoritative
playing, but Cohen has delved deep into the personalities of these
strikingly diverse composers to produce an astonishing range of
Cohen is a divinely gifted cellist. Playing seems for Cohen as natural
and easy as if he were born with the cello in his hand. Cohen is one of
the few musicians, whose every tone speaks to people.