JOSEPHINE VAN LIER
Cellist
Baroque Cellist
Gambist
Conductor

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JOSEPHINE VAN LIER
is equally at ease on a baroque cello, a 5 string violoncello piccolo, a 7 string bass viola da gamba, or a tenor or treble gamba as on their contemporary counterparts
JOSEPHINE VAN LIER
is equally at ease on a baroque cello or a 5 string violoncello piccolo as on their contemporary counterparts, using instruments and bows whose designs, construction and material span over 400 years in origin

THE STRAD MAGAZINE

“Her accounts of the Suites demonstrate much rhetorical freedom, and their telling blend of phrasal individuality makes a strong impression.”

EARLY MUSIC TODAY

“Van Lier gives a sense of playing with the memory of a dance rather than the dance itself, and makes this work: it’s as though the use of a variety of instruments lets her go away from Bach and return to explore dance as a tradition inherited”

LA SCENA MUSICALE

“Cello enthusiasts will be in heaven with a release like this […] one can’t catch van Lier on any blemishes in virtuosity”

THE EDMONTON JOURNAL

“The playing throughout is spacious and free, the preludes are imaginative, and the dances are idiomatic…”