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Juno Award-winning Amanda Forsyth is considered one of North America's most dynamic cellists. By the age of 24 she had performed two seasons with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and was appointed principal cello of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra by conductor Mario Bernardi. In 1999 she was appointed principal cello of the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa. She has appeared with leading orchestras in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. As a soloist and chamber musician she has collaborated with such artists as Lynn Harrell, Yo-Yo Ma, Pierre Boulez, Gary Hoffman, Ralph Kirshbaum, Mario Bernardi, Garrick Ohlsson, Jon Kimura Parker, Yefim Bronfman, Louis Lortie, Jaime Laredo, Sharon Robinson, Orion Quartet, Michael Tree, Arnold Steinhardt and Pinchas Zukerman. She is a member of the Zukerman Chamber Players, a string ensemble which appeared to critical acclaim during its first international tour in 2003 with performances at festivals in Canada, the United States, and Europe. Amanda Forsyth performs on a rare 1699 Italian cello by Carlo Giuseppe Testore.

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