Sergi Boadella

Spanish cellist Sergi Boadella is located in China since 2010. Mr. Boadella began his cello studies in his hometown, Barcelona (Spain) and continued at Musikhochschule Trossingen in Germany. He finished his training with cello master Marçal Cervera. He won the 2nd prize in the JJMM Young Musicians Competition of Spain in 1990 and graduated from Guildhall School in London and licensed with Honours. He used to be professor at the Balearic Islands Conservatory for 8 years, and gave many International Master Courses. He also were professor at VIU (Valencia Internacional University) on music performance teaching for on-line master degree during 5 years. Mr. Boadella performed extensively in Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland, Portugal, Tunisia, USA, Taiwan and China. As member of the Barcelona string quartet during 14 years he has recorded several CDs and per-formed throughout Europe, premiering many works of Spanish composers, including works dedicated to the quartet. During his stay in China, he was teaching on Cello and Chamber Music at Shenyang Conservatory of Music in Dalian as a Professor, and later switched to Central Conservatory Experimental School in Beijing. The past seven years he has performed and taught extensively throughout China. He has taught master classes at the Conservatories of Beijing, Dalian, Shenyang, Harbin, and Shenzhen among others. He performed as soloist with the Hunan, Harbin and Daqin symphony orchestras. Also with the BICO (Beijing International Chamber Orchestra) and the Dunshan Wind Symphony Orchestra, which aroused intensive attention from audience. He is invited to perform regularly in the most important stages in China, such as the NCPA (国家 ⼤ 剧院) Beijing Concert Hall(北京⾳乐厅), Shanghai Concert Hall (上海⾳乐厅), etc.. During the past 3 years he has been called frequently to be member of the jury for the Hummingbird Awards in the China youth music competition. Six years ago, during the preparation of the complete Cello Suites for performance at various concerts, he started a research on Bach. His work, based on a genuine methodology and approach, exposes new evidence and offers a broader and unitary perspective on Bach’s music that could be inspiring and valuable for performers and scholars alike. This research is expected to be published in this 2024. He plays a cello made in Italy on the second half of the 17th century and a bow made by Dominique Peccatte, Mirecourt (France) 1845.