Soloists » Andreas Lend, cello

Andreas LendAndreas was born into a family of musicians and is one of Estonia’s most promising cellists. He has studied in Helsinki at the Sibelius Academy and received his MA  degree from the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2010.

He has won many competitions and has participated in numerous master classes, including ones with F. Helmerson, D. Geringas, M. Ostertag, N. Ullner, M. Ylonen, M. de Oliveira Pinto, A. Ivashkin, J. Goritzki. In 2007 he was invited to play with the European Union Youth Orchestra (chief conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy). He is a member of the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, the Estonian Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Prezioso String Quartet, the C-JAM cello quartet and the duo Andreas Lend & Maarit Saarmäe.

Andreas has performed as soloist and chamber musician in Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania and England.