Cellist Luka Šulić Releases Solo Recording of Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’

Luka Šulić by Simone Di Luca

Stepping out from his 2Cellos fame, superstar cellist Luka Šulić recently released the first-ever solo cello arrangement of Antonio Vivaldi’s masterpiece The Four Seasons (October 25th, 2019 on Sony Classical). A multi-year process, Šulić took painstaking care to translate the piece to cello while appreciating the original’s beautiful complexity and iconic status. Even within a classical Baroque masterpiece, Šulić’s reimagining of all four concertos is a modern, exciting, and boundary-pushing movement electrifying classical music.

On the work, Šulić says, “Four Seasons is a very demanding piece for violin, let alone cello, so it was a long and difficult process for me. I spent two years preparing the arrangement, little by little, piece by piece. In the end, I hope listeners will feel the same excitement I did while making this album and bringing Vivaldi’s iconic work to the cello for the first time. Four Seasons is an instantly recognizable piece, making it a perfect entry point to classical music. I truly think it can make anyone fall in love with classical music and I look forward to releasing the album and performing it for audiences around the world.”

Playing cello since his childhood in Slovenia, Šulić has a musical resume littered with international prize winnings, appearances with international orchestras, performances with Sir Elton John, a degree from London’s Royal Academy of Music, and sold out arenas and theatre houses across the world as part of 2Cellos.

Upcoming Solo Tour Dates:

Nov 05 – St. Petersburg, Russia – DK Lensoveta
Nov 07 – Moscow, Russia – International House of Music
Nov 19 – Milan, Italy – Teatro dal Verme
Feb 05 – Zagreb, Croatia – KD Vatroslav Lisinski
Feb 06 – Beograd, Serbia – Sava Centar
Feb 08 – Bucharest, Romania – Sala Palatului
Mar 14 – Bratislava, Slovakia – Incheba Expo Arena
Mar 15 – Vienna, Austria – Konzerthaus
Mar 17 – Berlin, Germany – Philharmonie
Mar 18 – Wiesbaden, Germany – Kurhaus
Mar 30 – Tokyo, Japan – International Forum Hall C
Apr 29 – Prague, Czech Republic – Kongresové Centrum
May 01 – Dortmund, Germany – Konzerthaus
May 02 – Zürich, Switzerland – Theater 11
May 03 – Munich, Germany – Philharmonie im Gasteig

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