This video features a performance of the Rossini Duetto for Cello and Bass. There is a loud buzz at the opening of the video, but keep watching–the fidelity gets better. Guy Tuneh was a former pupil of Professor B. Sanderling in Berlin, and he currently studies with Wolfgang Güttler in Basel.
I have worked with Güttler in the past, and I can see a lot of his playing in Guy Tuneh’s performance. Check out how much these guys ham it up during this piece!
You can visit Guy Tuneh online at www.guytuneh.com. Here is some biographical information about him:
Guy David Tuneh has been studying in
and performing internationally. He is noted for his intense musical involvement and phenomenal performances, combining virtuosity and musicality. Mr. Tuneh has been active as a solo performer, chamber musician, orchestra and opera bassist. Having begun as a violin student at the age of 6, he was drawn to the tone color of the double bass, joining Prof. Michael Klinghoffer’s bass studio at the S. Rubin Academy of Music at Germany . Later, he continued his bass studies under Prof. Barbara Sanderling at the Hochschule Für Musik “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin, he is now working towards a Solo Artist Diploma with Prof. Wolfgang Güttler at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel. Additionally, he took master classes with Yoan Goiilav, Gary Karr and Miloslav Gajdos. His orchestra performances included engagements as a principle bassist with the Berliner Kammeroper, Ensemble “Echo” in the Deutsche Staatsoper Tel Aviv University Berlin, Theater Erfurt, and most recently with the Solistes Européens . As an orchestra bassist Mr. Tuneh performed under such distinguished conductors as Kurt Sanderling, Zubin Mehta, Sir Simon Rattle, Nicolas Harnoncourt and Christian Thielemann. Winner of a Villa Musica Scholarship, Guy Tuneh has performed all over Germany as a chamber musician and a soloist to great acclaim, and participated in chamber music and solo performances recorded by the SWR (Southwest German Radio). The “Allgemeine Zeitung” described his performance as youthful and exuberant. Luxembourg
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