“So mellow was this playing-if a chinchilla could purr, it would sound like Astrid Schween’s cello...extraordinary musical ability.”
Washington Post

About Astrid Schween

Cellist Astrid Schween has gained a rich following and enjoys a varied career as a soloist, chamber artist and teacher. Since joining the Juilliard String Quartet in 2016, she has appeared at many of the world’s great concert halls including Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, the Vienna Musikverein, Berlin Konzerthaus, Wigmore Hall, Tokyo’s Yamaha Hall, at Lincoln Center, The 92nd Street Y, Ravinia, Tanglewood, the Kennedy Center, and in Hong Kong, Singapore, Greece, China, Spain, Holland, Denmark, Norway and throughout Canada and the US.
Astrid Schween

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Solo Engagements
May 12 2024
Memphis TN
Astrid Schween
Playing Favorites: special guest w/ Ceruti String Quartet String Quintet in C major, Franz Schubert (D. 956, Op. posth. 163)
Juilliard String Quartet Spring 2024
May 20 -May 24 2024
New York NY
Juilliard String Quartet
Seminar: Participating string quartets learn from members of the Juilliard String Quartet in daily coachings and mentoring sessions. Quartets rehearse and perform at Juilliard’s Lincoln Center campus.

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TONEBASE: Chopin Sonata for cello and piano, Carriage House Violins, Boston: Astrid Schween (cello), Noreen Polera (piano)

“…demonstrated eloquent phrasing, a full and vibrant sound and sure-fingered control.”
Los Angeles Times