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    Sant'Ambrogio, Sara  

    She is a cellist born in Boston, Massachusetts, who was initially taught by her father who was the Principal Cellist of the St. Louis Symphony.  She studied at the Curtis Institute of Music on a full scholarship followed by the Juilliard School.    After winning the all-Julliard Schumann Cello Concerto Competition she began her career by giving many performances at Lincoln Center.  As a soloist she has given performances all over the world and with orchestras including the Moscow State Philharmonic, the Boston Pops and the Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra.   The winner of many international competitions including the Eight International Tchaikovsky Violincello Competition in Moscow,  and the subject of two PBS documentaries, she has released several CDs, winning a Grammy Award for her album of Bernstein'sArias and Barcarolles.  She became a founding member of the Eroica Trio in 1987 and with them she has received further acclaim and received several Grammy Award nominations.     

     

    The Eroica Trio recordings

    Adagio in G Minor (Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni)

    EMI 57906 (CD: The Best of the Eroica Trio)

     

    Sara Sant'Ambrogio recordings

    Adagio in G minor (Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni)

    Sebastian Records 8 24611 02002 (CD: Dreaming)

    Cello - Sara Sant'Ambrogio

    Piano - Anyssa Neuman

     

    Sources:

    1. http://www.sarasantambrogio.com/biography.html
    2. http://www.eroicatrio.com/
    3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sara_Sant%27Ambrogio

     

    Here she is on cello with the Eroica Trio on Brahms' "Piano Trio No. 1"....

     

     

     

     

     

     



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