Cellist and member of The Endellion Quartet, David Waterman, joins Yulia Chaplina to talk about Beethoven as part of our new series, celebrating his life and work for his 250th anniversary.
Waterman has been part of The Endellions quartet since 1979,as well as enjoying a successful career performing chamber music with many other accomplished musicians, including Joshua Bell, Imogen Cooper and Jeremy Denk, to name but a few.
He has also taught cello and chamber music throughout his career at the Yehudi Menuhin School, the Royal Northern College of Music, the Royal Academy of Music, the Guildhall and the Menuhin Academy at Gstaad.
For ten years he was co-director with Joyce Rathbone of the Rathbone-Dickson course at Westonbirt, and he coaches chamber music for Chamber Studio at Kings Place, London as well as contributing articles to The Guardian, Strad Magazine, Philosophy in Cambridge, Quodlibet and other publications.
Tonight, Yulia and David Waterman comment on 2020 being the year of Beethoven’s 250th anniversary and reflect on isolation as a theme for Beethoven’s life, as well as many people’s lives this past year.
Dubbed ‘impressively virtuosic with terrific control and powerful playing’ by The Classical Reviewer, ''...intense and full of energy' by Presto International and ''one to watch" by the International Piano Magazine, host Yulia Chaplina is the winner of 7 international piano competitions. Find out more about Yulia here: www.yuliachaplina.com