Borletti-Buitoni Trust
BBT Artists Rewarding Musical Excellence
Sol Gabetta
Cello
BBT Fellowship 2003

Sol Gabetta - Biography

Sol Gabetta was supported by BBT between 2003 and 2005.  For an up to date biography visit www.harrisonparrott.com

Sol Gabetta was born in 1981 in Cordoba, Argentina. In 2004 Sol Gabetta was awarded the prestigious Credit Suisse Young Artist Award, which included a concert with the Vienna Philharmonic under the baton of Valery Gergiev at the Lucerne Festival in September 2004, and in February 2005 further concerts with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra  in Vienna’s Musikverien. Sol Gabetta currently continues her studies with David Geringas at the Musikhochschule Hanns Eisler in Berlin. Recent engagements have included concerts with the Orchestre National de Radio France, the Kremerata Baltica, the Vienna Kammerphilharmonie, the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra at the Musical Olympus Festival, the Munich Chamber Orchestra under Christoph Poppen, the Basel Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Buenos Aires and with the Prague Symphony at the Interlakener Musikfestwochen. In May 2004 Sol Gabetta gave her début in London’s Wigmore Hall. This season she gives her debut in Japan, plays recitals in Bern, Palermo, Vienna, Gent, Zurich and Hamburg. She also gives her debut with the Orchestra of the Komische Oper Berlin. In September 2005 Sol Gabetta does her first recording for Sony with music by Tschaikowsky and Ginastera, playing with the Radio Orchestra of the Bayerische Rundfunk under Ari Raislainen. Sol Gabetta plays a rare G.B. Guadagnini cello from 1759.

Last updated: February 2005

Winning a Borletti-Buitoni Fellowship has been a marvellous experience on every level: artistic, musical, and human. It has given me the impetus and support I need to realise my artistic goals.

Photographs by Marco Borggreve, Uwe Arens