Lamentatio for Cello Solo

Recorded May 2018

Be captivated by the haunting sounds of Oliwia’s performance in this after midnight recording session. The deserted streets and a centuries old church worked amazingly well as a location for Giovanni Sollima’s piece (1998).

Piece: Lamentatio for Cello Solo
Composer: Giovanni Sollima
Location: Berliner Dom
Cello: Oliwia Meiser

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Oliwia Meiser
Cellist born in 1998 – Oliwia Meiser – has started her musical journey at the age of seven in the Frederic Chopin High School of Music in Bytom, Poland. Ever since the start of her education, playing the cello has been one of her greatest passions. The young cellists succeeds both in Poland and on international stade, acquiring numerous prizes and honorable mentions. Among her most recent accomplishments are: the Golden Finalist title at the 8th International Music Competition and Festival for Soloists and Chamber Groups SVIREL – Slovenia, the 1st prize (2nd not awarded) at the 23dr Polish Cello Confrontations by the name of Zdzisława Wojciechowska in Bydgoszcz, Poland, and also the 1st prize at the 11th. International Cello Competition Antonio Janigro, Croatia. Oliwia was also rewarded with the second prize in the Polish Cello Competition by the Polish Centre of Education and with the Honorable Mention and a Laureate Title at the 10. Polish Dezyderiusz Danczowski Competition in Poznań. Visit Oliwia's website to read her full biography.