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Sharon Robinson / Photo: Christian Steiner

Sharon Robinson

Sharon Robinson

cello

Winner of the Avery Fisher Recital Award, the Piatigorsky Memorial Award, the Pro Musicis Award, and a Grammy Nominee, cellist Sharon Robinson is recognized worldwide as a consummate artist, one of the most outstanding musicians of our time. Whether as a recitalist, soloist with orchestra, or member of the world-renowned Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, critics and audiences alike respond to what the Indianapolis Star has called "A cellist who has simply been given the soul of Caruso."

Sharon Robinson divides her time among solo engagements, teaching, performing with her husband, violinist and conductor Jaime Laredo, and touring with the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio. Sharon Robinson and Jaime Laredo recently premiered André Previn’s Double Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra, performing with the orchestras of Austin, Cincinnati, Detroit, Kansas City, Toronto, as well as the Pacific Symphony in California. In Europe, they premiered the Previn with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie.

Guest appearances with orchestras include the Philadelphia orchestra and Minnesota orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Boston symphony orchestra and San Francisco symphony orchestra, and in Europe, the London Symphony, Helsinki Philharmonic, Zürich's Tonhalle Orchestra and Franz Lizst chamber orchestra.

In 2012, Sharon Robinson joined the faculty of the Cleveland Institute of Music. Highly sought after for her dynamic master classes, she brings insight to her teaching from her lifetime experiences as a member of the Houston Symphony Orchestra, the Ciompi String Quartet of Duke University, the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, plus countless solo recitals and concerto performances.

In 2009, Sharon Robinson, along with Jaime Laredo, became co-Artistic Directors of the famed Linton Chamber Music Series in Cincinnati. The couple also continue as co-Artistic Directors of the Hudson Valley Chamber Music Circle at Bard College, and Artistic Advisors for the Brattleboro Music Center in Vermont.

Sharon Robinson has recorded extensively, both as soloist and in conjunction with the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio. Recently, Bridge Records released Triple Doubles, an album of three new Double Concertos written for Sharon Robinson and Jaime Laredo by Daron Hagen, Richard Danielpour, and David Ludwig, plus the complete Schubert Trios with the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio.

Stand: Januar 2019