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Kristina Reiko Cooper, cello

Around the World with Love

Cello virtuoso KRISTINA REIKO COOPER has won worldwide acclaim for her musical diversity, artistry, and charismatic stage presence. Her credits range from having received her Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate of Musical Arts at The Juilliard School to currently serving as visiting professor at Tel Aviv University, Israel. Although well-known for traversing musical genres, she first established her career as a classical artist. Hailed by The New York Times as “sensational in concert” and as a “striking virtuoso” by the Los Angeles Times, Kristina has performed as a soloist and chamber musician on many of the world’s most distinguished stages including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, Suntory Hall of Tokyo, Radio France in Paris, and appearances with the Prague Chamber Orchestra, the Toronto Symphony and the Tokyo Yomiuri Symphony.Her many festival appearances include The Lincoln Center Summer Festival, Mostly Mozart, Musicians from Marlboro, Bang on a Can All-Stars, Stresa International Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, and Spoleto Festival USA. Kristina recently made her acclaimed solo Carnegie Hall Debut with the Tel Aviv Academy Orchestra.

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“John Tavner’s ‘Threnos” for solo cello unfolded a sustained, single, yet
highly concentrated lyric line that wasalmost trance-inducing,
the piece seemed made to order for
Kristina Cooper’s splendidly resonant tone”
  —New York Post


“Kristina Cooper gave a sensational performance”
—The New York Times


“striking virtuoso”
—Los Angeles Time


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