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Sligo International Chamber Music Festival

Vashti Hunter

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In 2012, Vashti Hunter became the first British cellist ever to be awarded a prize at the International Cello Competition ‘Prague Spring’ in its 65 year history. She won her Laureate title playing the Dvorak cello concerto with the Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra in Dvorak Hall, Rudolfnium, Prague. Vashti has performed in prestigious halls throughout Europe, including the Wigmore Hall in London, Schoenbrunn Palace in Vienna, National House of Vinohrady in Prague, Salle Moliere in Lyon and the Philharmonie in Berlin. She has played with orchestras such as the Pilsen Philharmonic, Filharmonica Brasov, Bacau Philharmonic Orchestra, the Goettingen Symphony Orchestra, the Suedwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim, CHAARTS and the Southbank Sinfonia and has worked with conductors such as Gabor Takacs-Nagy and Antonello Manacorda.