BEHIND THE MUSIC OF ANDREI CAVASSI
Andrei Cavassi is a musician with an incredible cultural heritage, his bloodline including Greek, Italian, Hungarian and Romanian decent. He hails from a long line of classical musicians, marking the 4th generation of artists in his family.
Andrei started studying cello in Bucharest, followed by Zurich and Hamburg but his most inspiring pedagogical influence came from Maria Kliegel from whom he received lessons in Luxembourg.
Through the years, his performance mesmerized audiences on three continents, from the Berliner Philarmonie, till Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires or Blue Note in Tokyo staging along world class artists including Misha Maisky, Angela Gheorghiu or Maxim Vengherov.
Andrei is the winner of the Gold Medal at the Vienna International Music Competition in 2019.
Since 2010 he moved to Japan to pursue his career, often coming back to Europe to perform upon request.
Andrei’s incredible gift is to transpose the audience into a higher dimension, taking the public into a breathless and amazing musical journey from the very first touch of the strings. His music is considered to be as versatile as the voice of his cello.
He has created and produced several music events in partnership with Tokyo Metropolitan City Hall as part of the official program of Tokyo 2020 Olympics as well as covering the music programs for Mayfair’s famous Louie London and Harry Winston Tokyo (2020).
As a vivid expression of his artistic versatility, Andrei Cavassi was appointed World Ambassador for Maison Christian Dior for the last two years and elected Best Dressed Men at Elle Style Awards in 2018. He was featured in Elle Magazine, Harper’s Bazar and various Tokyo television and radio programs.
“I invite you to sit and have a glimpse of life’s grandeur through the cello’s vibrancy of this amazing artist. “
Andrei Cavassi’s music moves easily onward into the listener’s souls revealing a magic realm where sound meets vibrance creating an absolute bliss.