Awarded the coveted ICMA 2016 “Young Artist of the Year”, and prizewinner at the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition, Pablo Ferrández is praised by his authenticity and hailed by the critics as one of nowadays top cellists. He has performed as a soloist with the Mariinsky Orchestra, Vienna Symphony, Stuttgart Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic, among others. He has collaborated with artists such as Zubin Mehta, Valery Gergiev, Yuri Temirkanov, Adam Fischer and Anne-Sophie Mutter. In 2017, Ferrández made his debut at the Berliner Philharmonie with DSO Berlin and appeared with the BBC Philharmonic and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic. He also toured in Europe with Kremerata Baltica and appeared at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Ferrández plays the Stradivarius “Lord Aylesford” (1696) thanks to the Nippon Music Foundation.