The Celliami Duo

The Celliami Duo is a Vibrant duo of two professional Cellists, Rachel and Hannah. They have years of experience in providing suitable music for a variety of occasions, such as weddings, corporate functions and recitals. Celliami have performed extensively throughout the UK, recent venues include:

· Tower Bridge Walkways,
· Victoria and Albert Museum,
· The National Gallery
· and major London hotels including The Mandarin,
· The Ritz and The Gainsbourgh.

Celliami are passionate about their unusual duo combination of two cellos. The cello is one of the most versatile instruments, with its extensive register and suitability for various musical styles. The Duo offers an original alternative to a String Quartet. Celliami have a wide range of repertoire, from light Classical to Folk arrangements, Tangos and Show tunes. You can choose your favourite pieces, or let us suggest a suitable programme for your event.

Mozart – Opera Aria from marraige of Figaro

Bizet – Habanera

Handel – Sonata in G Minor

Bach – Air on a G String

Offenbach – Can Can

16th Century Melody

Rachel has made several recordings for BBC Radio, including a recent collaboration with playwright Joanna Lawrence for Radio 3’s ‘The Wire’ and appearing on the sound track on BBC Radio 4’s production of Les Miserables. She has also been involved in educational projects with members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonia. Since graduating from the Royal College of Music in 2002 Rachel is currently, enjoying a busy freelancing career in London. She works regularly with a variety of ensembles’ and Orchestra including, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC concert orchestra, London Festival Orchestra. Rachel has also recently completed tours with English Touring Opera and the Carl Rose Opera Company.

Hannah studied at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester before moving to London to learn with Melissa Phelps at The Royal College of Music. Since graduating in July 2003, she has been working as a freelance orchestral player with various orchestras, including The Southbank Sinfonia and The New Professionals. Hannah performs regularly as a soloist and has organised her own concert series for solo and chamber music with other musicians. She continues to study and have masterclasses with internationally acclaimed cellists such as Johannes Goritski, Alexander Baillie, Louise Hopkins and Moray Welsh. Hannah teaches the cello privately and in schools, and she also enjoys singing with The New English Orchestra Singers.

Repertoire List
Mozart – 24 Duos
Telemann – Sonatas I Through Vi
Handel – Sonata
Vivaldi – Concerto In G Minor For Two Cellos
Telemann – Sonate For Cello And Basso Continuo
Offenbach, Two Duets
Duo In D Major, Opus 52/2 Duo In C Major, Opus 52/3
Paganini – Caprice No. 24 For 2 Cellos 13)
Klengel – Suite For 2 Cellos In D Minor, Opus 22
Popper Suite For 2 Cellos, Opus 16
Lee , 22 Duets, Opus 126
Bach , 13 Duets For Young Cellists
Bach Intermediate Bach For Cello

Bach – Arioso
Thomas Tallis- Tallis’Canon
Spirtual – When the Saints go marching in
Trad. Welsh melody – All through the night
Spiritual – Were you there?
Beethoven – Ode to joy
Hans Leo Hassler – Passion Chorale
Spiritual – Steal away
Trad. Eng. Melody
Vivaldi – Spring
Trad. Scot. Melody – Skye boat song
Schumann – Soldier’s march
Bach – Bist Du Bei Mir
Handel – Bourree
Dvorak – Largo
16th century melody – Pavan
Handel – Minuet
Schubert – Impromptu
Vivaldi – Autumn
Gibbons – The silver swan
Schubert – Marche militaire
Mozart – Minuet
16th century melody – Greensleeves
Clarke – Trumpet voluntary
Macdowell – To a wild rose
Mozart – Papageno’s aria
Brahms – Cradle Song
Schumann – Traumerei
Dvorak – New World (Largo)
Tchaikovsky – Danse des Mirlitons
Bach – Air on the G String
Vivaldi – Autumn (Allegro)
Mozart – A Musical Joke
Offenbach – Can Can
Beethoven – Choral Symphony
Mozart – Rondo alla Turca
Bizet – Habanera
Joplin – The Entertainer
Holst – Jupiter’s Theme
Sullivan – Prithee, Pretty Maiden
Traditional – Floral Dance
Traditional – Scarborough Fair
Tchaikovsky – Capriccio Italien
Beethoven – Ecossaise
Muffat – Air
Morley –Now is the Month of Maying
Foster – Beautiful Dreamer

Scarborough Fair
Skye Boat Song
Row well ye mariners
The real Peter Grey
That deep swanee river
The reel o’Tulloch

Extracts from the following works:
Weber – Der Freischutz
Weber – Oberon
Mozart – Magic Flute
Mozart – Die Entfuhrung
Mozart – Don Giovanni
Mozart – Figaro
Schubert – Wiegenlied
Gluck – Orpheus & Euridice
Beethoven – Symphony no. 9
Haydn – Military Symphony
Schumann – The 2 grenadiers
Schumann – Traumeri

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