About

aboutI’m a classically trained cellist with an interest in linking the old and the new and more than a decade of experience performing music in a variety of styles to different audiences around the world.

Currently based in Amsterdam, I develop both solo and collaborative performances and projects aimed at casting a new light on the classical repertoire. I also regularly team up with like-minded people on projects at the intersection of classical and contemporary music. Beside my solo projects, I also work with the  Cello Octet Amsterdam, orchestral collective s t a r g a z e, Luna String Quartet, as well as pianist and composer Chad Lawson.

From solo concerts and chamber music to orchestral performances, tours with internationally acclaimed bands, festivals and the BBC Proms, I’ve got a diverse background and am a versatile musician who’s always on the look out for new challenges.

Let me know if you’d like to work together – I bring my strong work ethic and sense of humour to every project, along with excellent qualifications in the form of a Bachelor Music (Hons 1 and University Medal)/ Bachelor Arts (Philosophy) as well as two master’s degrees (Musikhögskolan i Malmö, Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag).

You can get in contact for bookings or just to chat via info at alistairsung.com or on Instagram.

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