Artist Bio

Camden Shaw, cello

Camden Shaw's playing has been described as Wonderfully rich" (Kansas City Star) as well as "dynamic and brave" (Stereo Times.) Shaw is the cellist of The Dover String Quartet, formed at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and grand prizewinner of the 2010 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. In addition to his love of chamber music, Shaw has an active career as a recitalist and soloist"Óhighlights from recent years included performances of the Brahms Double concerto with the Philadelphia Orchestra and the release of his solo album on the Unipheye label"ÓThe STRAD magazine said of Shaw's Kodaly sonata: "There is a raw earthiness to Shaw's playing, an interplay of passion and plaintive lyricism, and a courageous contempt for [it's] horrific demands, that is utterly gripping." In addition to his studies at the Curtis Institute where he graduated in 2010, Shaw has studied intensively with Steven Isserlis at the International Musician's Seminar in England.

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