Anthony Albrecht | Cello

Anthony Albrecht is an Australian cellist who entering his second year of a Master of Music in Historical Performance at The Juilliard School, studying with Phoebe Carrai. During the past academic year Anthony performed under William Christie and alongside Jordi Savall and Monica Huggett in venues such as Alice Tully Hall and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Beginning cello at the age of 7, his cello teachers and mentors have since included Anthea Scott­Mitchell (Newcastle Conservatorium), Alexander Baillie (HfK Bremen), Stephan Schrader (Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie), Guido Larisch (Freiburger Barockorchester), Bruno Cocset (Les Basses Réunies), Jamie Hey (Australian Brandenburg Orchestra) and Daniel Yeadon (Australian Chamber Orchestra), with whom he completed a JUMP Mentorship through the Australia Council of the Arts in 2011. He has also enjoyed private study with Pieter Wispelwey in Holland. In Australia, Anthony has performed with Ironwood, Sydney Camerata, Pacific Opera, The Sydney Consort, Salut! Baroque, the Australian Haydn Ensemble and the contemporary music ensemble Chronology Arts. Anthony is a passionate nature lover, bike rider, a qualified Railway Worker and German translator, and last year completed a Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences with Honours in Geography at Sydney University.