Y-Squared – Cello & Piano duo

Y-Squared was established in 2008 after Yelian He was introduced to Yasmin Rowe before a masterclass with renowned cellist Ralph Kirshbaum. Noted for their exceptionally creative programming and electric partnership, Y-Squared performs a wide variety of repertoire ranging from Boccherini to Kapustin. Since its conception, they have performed all over Europe and Australasia with followings from all over the world.

During their career, Y-Squared was awarded the Allen-Evans Scholarship – the Grand Prize & Audience Prize of the Australian Cello Awards Competition and first prize of the coveted Royal Overseas League Competition String Finals. Their debut at Queen Elizabeth Hall garnered incredibly positive reviews. Y-Squared has won many awards around the UK including Winner of the Tunnell Trust Award, Award from the Kirckman Concert Society and the Young Concert Artists Award with Making Music and have recently finished a residency with City Music Foundation artists.

Y-squared regularly perform at world class venues such as Bridgewater Hall, Wigmore Hall and Purcell Room and their debut at the prestigious St. Martin-in-the-fields was met with a standing ovation. Upcoming recitals in 2014 include Wigmore Hall, Bridgewater Hall, St. James Piccadilly, St. Martin-in-the-fields, Verbrugghen Hall, Adelaide International Cello Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Y-Squared toured Scotland in February 2014, sponsored by the Tunnell Trust and visited Australia in March & April for concerts including the Adelaide International Cello Festival.

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Updated July 2016

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