Phoebe Carrai, Cello
Phoebe Carrai, cellist, is Director of The Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra and a native Bostonian, earning both her Bachelor and Masters of Music at New England Conservatory of Music. She went on to study historical performance practice with Nicolaus Harnoncourt in Salzburg before joining Musica Antiqua Cologne with whom she performed for ten years.
Miss Carrai presently lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts where she teaches at the Longy School of Music and is co-director of Longy's International Baroque Institute. Additionally, she teaches at the University of the Arts in Berlin, Germany and will be joining the faculty of the Juilliard School of Music in NY in the fall of 2009. She performs internationally as a soloist, in chamber ensembles, and gives master classes on a regular basis. Both her recordings of the Bach Solo Cello Suites and the Kummer Duos can be found on the Avie label. She has also recorded for Aetma, Deutsche Gramaphon, Harmonia Mundi, Telarc, Decca and BMG.