In A Dazzling Performance Of A Classical Masterpiece, Four Cellists Use One Cello To Play Ravel’s Bolero.

ByQuyen Anne

Dec 29, 2023

One Cello, Four Cellists

Sometimes two hands are just not enough…so how about 8 hands playing one cello all at the same time? And just to top it off, let’s also have these 4 musicians play a very hard piece.

The video below showcases four members of one of the best orchestras in the world performing Bolero using one cello. This is a brilliant test of skill and musicianship, as this isn’t an easy piece to play. Watch these talented musicians pull this off with style in the video below.

Who Are Wiener Cello Ensemble 5+1?

Wiener Cello Ensemble 5+1 is a six-piece classical music group consisting of five men and one woman. The group are all members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, an orchestra considered to be one of the finest in the world.

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Located in Musikverein in Vienna, Austria, the Vienna Philharmonic has been highly regarded as one of the best orchestras on the planet. The members are chosen from the Vienna State Opera and each selection involves a lengthy vetting process and requires members to have demonstrated a minimum of three years’ performance for the opera and ballet. This process results in only the most experienced and gifted musicians making the cut.

In the video below watch Wiener Cello Ensemble 5+1 perform Beethoven Symphony No 5.

Learn More & Credits

If you’d like to keep up-to-date with videos from this quality classical music group, subscribe to their YouTube channel or visit their official website.

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