Friday, 7. August 2020, 8 pm, Kreuzkirche
Double Concert with Marcin Dylla
After finishing his studies of the classical guitar Björn Colell dedicated himself to Early Music Studies and Lute at the Royal College of Music in London with Professor Jakob Lindberg.
Nowadays he his teaching at the Universities of Music in Weimar, Nuernberg and Berlin.
In concerts and recordings Björn Colell performs as a soloist, as well as in chamber music and as a continuo musician in orchestras and operas. International concert tours led to the most prominent concert halls of Europe, Japan and the Americas. He is a member of the Berlin Barock Soloists, and a welcome guest to various other ensembles specialised in the performance of early music, such as the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Freiburger Barock Orchester, Drottningholms Barockorchester and the Berlin Barock Compagney.
He especially enjoys his successful duo partnerships. Establishing the ensemble Ombra e Luce with the baroque violinist Georg Kallweit, Björn Colell has also performed with other renowned duo partners such as Maurice Steger and Philippe Jaroussky.
CD productions with Björn Colell, like Gluck Italian Arias with Cecilia Bartoli or recordings with Maurice Steger recieved important awards including the ECHO and the Grammy.