Welcome to The Susanne Beer Cello Corner Foundation!

The Susanne Beer Cello Corner Foundation supports young cellists though cello and bow loans, performance opportunities and assistance with tuition. 

 

Susanne was, for nearly 20 years, co-principal cellist of the London Philharmonic. She was also an inspirational teacher – and deeply committed to nurturing future generations of cellists. The Foundation is a tribute to Susanne and a means by which her life’s work continues.

 

The Susanne Beer Cello Corner Foundation is registered charity no.1195303

The Susanne Beer Cello Corner Foundation Fundraiser 

4:00pm Saturday December 11th 2021 

Christ Church, Highbury 

Join us for a celebration of cello, in support of The Susanne Beer Cello Corner Foundation, and in memory of Susanne Beer.  The concert will feature talented student and professional cellists and cello ensembles. All proceeds go to The Susanne Beer Cello Corner Foundation, a registered charity which supports young cellists through cello and bow loans, performance opportunities and assistance with tuition.

Repertoire includes Villa Lobos: Bachianas Brasiliaris with 8 cellos and Sena Larard (soprano); Bach: Viola da Gamba Sonata for cello trio; Faure: Elegie; Elgar Concerto; Weber: Adagio and Rondo; Howard Blake: Walking in the Air; Saint-Saens: The Swan... and more!

Performers include Elizaveta Lessoun, Sam and Graham Bradshaw, Agnieszka Mika, George Cooke, Robbie Stanley-Smith, Leo Melvin, Heather Tuach, Atticus Larard, Sonny and Jules Buether, Finn Hendra, Ophelia Robinson - Beesley, Anna Wilson, Loxie Farr Hall, Philip Cholewa, Lotte and Daphne Shlomowitz, Liesel May, Mei Shea, Charlotte Chew, Johannes May, Eloise and Beatrice May, Lukas Esly, and Yoko Misumi (piano).

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6:30pm Saturday November 20th 2021

St James' Church, Islington

The Susanne Beer Cello Corner Prize at Concert Corner on November 20th will go to young cellist Daphne Shlomowitz. Daphne will open the concert with Tarantella by W H Squire. Greenwich Trio & Boris Bizjak (flute) will perform BRAHMS Trio No 1,  BOSMANS Cello Sonata, and  MARCUS BARCHAM STEVENS 'Living Trees'

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Cello and Bow Donations

The Susanne Beer Cello Corner Foundation lends instruments and bows to talented young cellists. We are looking to add to the collection. Please be in touch if you have a cello or bow gathering dust that could support a young musician: www.thecellocornerfoundation@gmail.com