Andrew Janss, cello

Andrew Janss, cello

The New York Times has hailed cellist Andrew Janss for his “glowing tone”, “insightful musicianship”, and “sumptuous elegance”.  He has been featured at Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, the Louvre Museum, and the Sydney Opera House.  Janss has collaborated in concert with a long list of the world’s greatest artists, including Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman, Lynn Harrell, Leon Fleisher, Richard Goode, and members of the Emerson, Guarneri, Juilliard, and Takacs Quartets.  He has performed as principal cellist of the renowned Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and from 2007 to 2010, Janss was a CMS 2 artist at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center with the Escher String Quartet.  Andrew loves collaborations that take him outside the traditional concert hall. He tours regularly with the Mark Morris Dance Group, performing with them across the USA and internationally to Italy, China, and Australia.  Janss is Program Director of the Omega Ensemble, where he curates concerts of the best emerging classical artists.