Gabriel Prynn, cello
Born in England in 1973, Gabriel Prynn studied at the Royal Northern College of Music (U.K) with Clive Greensmith, cellist of the Tokyo String Quartet, and from 1995 to 1996 with David Finckel of
the Emerson String Quartet in New York and Connecticut. Of the various awards that he has received it is important to mention scholarships from the King Edward VII Foundation (U.K), the Deutscher
Akademischer Austauschdienst (Germany), the University of New York at Stony Brook, and research grants from both the Canada and Quebec Arts Councils.
Mr.Prynn is devoted to the performance and interpretation of the music of our time and appears regularly as soloist and chamber musician in Canada and Europe. He has given the North American premières of a number of important works from the modern cello repertoire including Ne songe plus à fuir for cello solo by Richard Barrett, Gavin Bryars' cello concerto The North Shore, Herz for cello solo by Enno Poppe, and ... aus freier Lust ... verbunden for cello solo by Georg Friedrich Haas. British critic Steve Lomas highlighted "the brilliant performance of Gabriel Prynn" in his review of the Trio Fibonacci's CD of the music of Jonathan Harvey. In January 2006 he was guest performer with the German ensemble musikFabrik for a series of concerts at the Ultraschall Festival in Berlin and has appeared regularly with the Ensemble Alternance in Paris.