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Alphabetical Listing of Composers of Cello Concertos
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Recorded i.e. all of the composer’s cello concertos have been recorded
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Jabłoński, Henryk Hubertus (1915-1989) was a Polish composer and cellist who wrote a cello concerto in 1959. He also wrote Milliarium for cello and eleven instruments (1964), C-67 for cello and orchestra (1967), Espressione for cello and strings (1971), and a concerto for two cellos and orchestra.
Jacchini, Giuseppe Maria (1667-1727) was an Italian cellist and composer from Bologna. He wrote ten "Concerti per camera [...] con violoncello obligato". Op. 4, No.9 has been recorded by Lucia Swarts for Challenge Classics.
Jachino, Carlo (1887-1971) was an Italian composer who wrote a cello concerto called Canti della Toscana in 1960.
Jacob, Gordon (1895-1984) was an English composer who wrote a concerto for cello and strings in 1955. This was first performed by Florence Hooton and she can be heard playing it on YouTube.
Jacobchuk, Alexander (b.1952) is a Ukrainian composer who wrote two cello concertos. The first (2006) is for cello and orchestra, and can be heard on YouTube in three parts played by Anna Nuzha. The second (2009) is for cello and chamber orchestra and is No.3 in a series of chamber concertos for various instruments.
Jacobi, Frederick (1891-1952) was an American composer who in 1932 wrote a cello concerto based on Psalms 90-92 which has been recorded by Alban Gerhardt for Naxos.
Jaëll, Marie (1846-1925) was a French pianist and composer who wrote a cello concerto for Jules Delsart in 1882 which has been recorded by Xavier Phillips for Ediciones Singulares.
Jaffe, Stephen (b.1954) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2004 that has been recorded by David Hardy for Bridge.
Jakubowski, Pascale (b.1960) is a French composer who wrote a cello concerto called Empreintes furtives in 2016.
Jandali, Malek (b.1972) is a German-born Syrian-American composer and pianist who has written two cello concertos.
Janson, Jean-Baptiste (1742-1803) was a French cellist and composer who published two series of six cello concertos as Op.6 in 1780 and Op.15 in 1799, all of which are probably unrecorded. A cello concerto in D by Janson has been recorded by János Starker for Delos and Valentin Radutiu for Hänssler, and also by André Navarra in 1960 - this has since been issued on Forgotten Records. It seems likely that this is another, unpublished concerto.
Janssens, Robert (b.1939) is a Belgian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2001.
Jansson, Gunnar (b.1944) is a Swedish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1984.
Järvlepp, Jan (b.1953) is a Canadian composer and cellist who wrote a cello concerto in 1980.
Jazwinski, Barbara (b.1950) is a Polish-American composer who wrote a concerto for cello and chamber orchestra in 1979.
Jeffreys, John (1927-2010) was an English composer who composed a cello concerto, probably in the 1950s or 60s which he destroyed in the 1980s, along with many other works. Fortunately his Violin Concerto survives and has been recorded.
Jegede, Tunde (b.1972) is a British-born Nigerian composer, who has written a cello concerto called Invocation which can be heard on Vimeo played by Matthew Barley via the above link.
Jentsch, Walter (1900-1979) was a German composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1950.
Jeppsson, Kerstin (b.1948) is a Swedish composer who wrote a cello concerto designated as No.1 in 2006.
Jeral, Wilhelm (1861-1935) was a Czech cellist and composer who wrote a cello concerto which was published in 1906 that has been recorded by Orfeo Mandozzi for XXI-21 Productions. This can be heard on YouTube.
Jeths, Willem (b.1959) is a Dutch composer who wrote a cello concerto called Falsa/Ficta in 1999 that has been recorded by Frances-Marie Uitti for Northwest Classics - this can be heard on YouTube.
Jevtić, Ivan (b.1947) is a Serbian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1982. He also wrote a cello symphony in 1995, and a work for two cellos and string orchestra.
Johanson, Sven-Eric (1919-1997) was a Swedish composer who wrote Concerto da camera for cello and orchestra in 1958.
Johansson, Björn (1913-1983) was a Swedish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1964.
Johnsen, Hallvard (1916-2003) was a Norwegian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1977 that can be heard in the Internet Archive. The cellist is not clearly credited but may have been Geir Tore Larsen.
Johnson, Robert LaMar is or was an American who wrote a concerto for cello and small orchestra as a dissertation at Brigham Young University in 1960.
Jokinen, Erkki (b.1941) is a Finnish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1970.
Jolivet, André (1905-1974) was a French composer who wrote two cello concertos, No.1 in 1962 and No.2 in 1966. The first was recorded by André Navarra and the second by the dedicatee Mstislav Rostropovich. Both recordings were made for Erato.
Joncker, Théo De (1894-1964) was a Belgian composer and conductor who wrote a cello concerto but we have been unable to find out any further information about it on the internet.
Jones, Christopher Wendell (b.1969) is an American composer who wrote a chamber concerto for cello and ensemble called Masks in 1999.
Jones, Daniel (1912-1993) was a Welsh composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1986. This can be heard on YouTube played by Tim Hugh.
Jones, Samuel (b.1935) is an American composer and conductor whose cello concerto was premiered in 2010 by Julian Schwarz. He can be heard playing it on YouTube.
Jong, Marinus de (1891-1984) was a Dutch-born Belgian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1946 and revised it in 1969.
Jongen, Joseph (1873-1953) was a Belgian organist and composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1900 that has been recorded by Marie Hallynck for Cypres and Henri Demarquette for Musique en Wallonie. For cello and orchestra Jongen also wrote Počme No.1 (1899) and No.2 (1916), and Fantaisie rhapsodique (1924).
Jordan, Sverre (1889-1972) was a Norwegian pianist, conductor and composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1947.
Josephs, Wilfred (1927-1997) was an English composer who wrote a cello concerto called Cantus natalis in 1962 which was premiered by Thomas Igloi.
Joubert, John (1927-2019) was a South African-born British composer who wrote a concerto for cello and chamber orchestra in two movements in 2011. This has been recorded by Raphael Wallfisch for Lyrita.
Jullien, René (1878-1970) was a little known composer who was the cellist in the Lejeune quartet. He wrote a cello concerto which was published in 1913 and can be found in the Petrucci Music Library.
Jurjāns, Andrejs (1856-1922) was a Latvian composer who wrote Concerto elegiaco for cello and orchestra in 1889. This can be heard on YouTube played by Māris Villerušs.
Jurovský, Šimon (1912-1963) was a Slovakian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1953. This can be heard on YouTube played by Albin Berky.
Kabalevsky, Dmitry (1904-1987) was a Russian composer who wrote two cello concertos, No.1 in 1949 and No.2 in 1964 for Daniil Shafran. They have both been recorded several times and paired together on disc by Marina Tarasova for Olympia (now Alto), Torleif Thedéen for cpo and Alexander Rudin for Naxos. Shafran recorded the first concerto under the baton of the composer for Omega and his recording of the second concerto has been issued on Cello Classics.
Kaczorowski, Sławomir (b.1956) is a Polish composer who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra in 2014.
Kaila, Ilari (b.1978) is a Finnish-American composer based in Hong Kong who wrote a concerto for cello and chamber orchestra in 2011. This can be heard on SoundCloud presumably played by Roi Ruottinen.
Kaipainen, Jouni (1956-2015) was a Finnish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2003 that has been recorded by Marko Ylönen for Ondine.
Kalabis, Viktor (1923-2006) was a Czech composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1951. A live performance given in Paris in 1957 by Jacques Neilz has been issued on Ina Musique(s).
Kalach, Jiří (1934-2008) was a Czech composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1967.
Kalaš, Julius (1902-1967) was a Czech composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1949.
Kallenberg, Joshua (?b.1999) is a Swedish composer who wrote two cello concertos that can be heard in electronically created performances. The first is called Waves on Horizons Past and Future (2019) and is on YouTube. The second is called Arkto (2021) and is on SoundCloud.
Kalloś, Sandor (b.1935) is a Russian composer of Hungarian descent best known for his film music who wrote two cello concertos. The second dates from 1980 but no information about the first appears to be available on the internet.
Kallstenius, Edvin (1881-1967) was a Swedish composer who wrote Sonata concertante for cello and small orchestra in 1951. In some sources this is referred to as a cello concerto. The work can be heard on YouTube with the cellist uncredited.
Kalniņš, Imants (b.1941) is a Latvian composer and politician who wrote a cello concerto in 1963. This has been recorded by Marta Sudraba for Skani and can be heard on YouTube.
Kalsons, Romualds (b.1936) is a Latvian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1970 that has been recorded by Agnese Rugevica for Simax.
Kaminsky, Dmitri (1907-1989) was a Belarusian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1957.
Kangas, Juho (b.1976) is a Finnish composer who wrote a concerto for cello and strings in 2010 that has been recorded under the composer’s baton by Marko Ylönen for Alba.
Kantušer, Božidar (1921-1999) was a Slovenian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1966 that was recorded on LP by Miloš Mlejnik for RTV Ljubljana.
Kapp, Artur (1878-1952) was an Estonian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1946. He also wrote a Prelude for cello and orchestra in 1918 that has been recorded by Teet Järvi for Eres Estonia Edition and can be heard on YouTube.
Kapp, Eugen (1908-1996) was an Estonian composer (and son of Artur Kapp) who wrote a concerto for cello and chamber orchestra in 1986. This can be heard on the Internet Archive played by Allar Kaasik.
Kapustin, Nikolai (1937-2020) was a Russian composer who wrote two cello concertos. The first dates from 1986 and has been recorded by Eckart Runge for Capriccio. The second dates from 2002, is for cello and strings, and has been recorded by Christine Rauh for SWR and Alexander Zagorinsky for Melodiya.
Karas, Rudolf (1930-1977) was a Czech violinist and composer who wrote a cello concerto.
Karastoyanov, Assen (1893-1976) was a Bulgarian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1969.
Karjalainen, Ahti (1907-1986) was a Finnish composer who wrote two cello concertos, in 1956 and 1966. He also wrote Ostinato for cello and orchestra in 1954.
Karjinsky, Nicolas (1894-1945) was a Russian cellist and composer who wrote a concerto dans le style ancien for cello and orchestra in 1932, and a Rhapsodie slave for the same forces which was published in 1937.
Karkoff, Maurice (1927-2013) was a Swedish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1958 that was recorded on LP by Guido Vecchi for Caprice.
Karlash, Vladimir (b.1970) is a Ukrainian composer and guitarist who wrote a concerto for cello and strings in 2015 which can be heard on YouTube.
Karlsen, Kjell Mřrk (b.1947) is a Norwegian composer and organist who wrote a cello concerto called Daughter of Jephthah in 2006. A version for solo cello has been recorded by Frida Fredrikke Waaler Wćrvĺgen for Aurora.
Karoušek, Antonín (Karášek, Anton) (before 1750-1789) was a Bohemian composer, cellist and monk who wrote a cello concerto in D.
Kasparov, Yuri (b.1955) is a Russian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1998.
Katz, Frederick (1919-2013) was an American cellist and composer who wrote a concerto for cello and jazz wind orchestra in 1961. This has been recorded by George Neikrug for Evergreen Music and can be heard on YouTube.
Kauder, Hugo (1888-1972) was an Austrian-born American composer who wrote a concerto for cello and orchestra in 1917.
Kauffmann, Fritz (1855-1934) was a German composer who wrote a cello concerto which was first published in 1899.
Kaufman, Fredrick (b.1936) is an American composer who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra in 1984 subtitled Kaddish which has been recorded by Mark Drobinsky for Navona.
Kaufmann, Walter (1907-1984) was a Bohemian-born American composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1950.
Kavan, Jan (b.1979) is a Czech composer, cellist and indie game developer who wrote a cello concerto in 2003.
Keal, Minna (1909-1999) was a British composer who gave up composing as a young woman and only started again in 1975. In 1994 she completed a cello concerto that has been recorded by Alexander Baillie for NMC.
Kelemen, Milko (1924-2018) was a Croatian composer who completed Drammatico (Requiem for Sarajevo) for cello and orchestra in 1991. This three-part work has been recorded by Siegfried Palm for BIS and is described as a concerto by the composer in the booklet for the disc. Information available elsewhere suggests that the work originally dates from 1983 and was premiered by Palm in 1985. The disc also contains a recording of him playing Changeant for cello and orchestra which dates from 1968.
Kelly, Robert (1916-2007) was an American composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1974.
Kelterborn, Rudolf (1931-2021) was a Swiss composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1999 that has been recorded by Ivan Monighetti for MGB.
Kendlinger, Matthias Georg (b.1964) is an Austrian conductor and composer who wrote a cello concerto designated No.1 called Unser Vater in 2016.
Ķepītis, Jānis (1908-1989) was a Latvian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1952.
Kerem, Mihkel (b.1981) is an Estonian composer and violinist who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra in 2020. He also wrote Lamento for cello (or viola) and string orchestra (2008) and 1984 for cello, actor and chamber orchestra (2017).
Kern, Frida (1891-1988) was an Austrian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1937.
Kernis, Aaron Jay (b.1960) is an American composer who has written two cello concertos. The first dates from 2000, is called Colored Field and is a reworking of a concerto for cor anglais written in 1994. It has been recorded by Truls Mřrk for Virgin on a disc which also includes his Air for cello and orchestra. The second concerto is called Dreamsongs, dates from 2013 and has been recorded by Joshua Roman for Signum.
Kerry, Gordon (b.1961) is an Australian composer who wrote a concerto for cello, strings and percussion in 1996 that has been recorded by Sue-Ellen Paulsen for ABC.
Khachaturian, Aram (1903-1978) was a Soviet Armenian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1946. This has been recorded many times and there are reviews on MusicWeb International of performances by Marina Tarasova originally for Olympia but now on Alto, Raphael Wallfisch for Chandos, Dmitry Yablonsky for Naxos and Astrig Siranossian for Claves. He also wrote a Concerto-Rhapsody for cello and orchestra in 1963 that has been recorded several times, including by Mstislav Rostropovich on Warner, and as a coupling for the concerto by Marina Tarasova and Dmitry Yablonsky.
Khachaturian, Karen (1920-2011) was a Russian composer of Armenian ethnicity and nephew of Aram Khachaturian. In 1983 he wrote a cello concerto which was recorded on LP by Vagram Sajaran for Melodiya.
Khataee, Amir (don-amirof) is an Iranian composer and santur player who wrote a cello concerto for his wife Alla Shokodko which can be heard on SoundCloud.
Khodyashev, Viktor (1917-2000) was a Russian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1963.
Kholminov, Alexander (1925-2015) was a Russian composer who wrote three cello concertos. The first dates from 1980 and is for cello and chamber choir. This was recorded on LP (and can now be obtained on CD-R) by Mikhail Khomitser for Melodiya. The second dates from 1992 and is for cello, brass quintet and timpani, and the third is from 1995 and for cello and chamber orchestra. The second and third appear to be unrecorded.
Khoury, Houtaf (b.1967) is a Lebanese composer who wrote a cello concerto called L'herbe de l'oubli.
Khrennikov, Tikhon (1913-2007) was a Russian pianist and composer who wrote two cello concertos. No.1 dating from 1964 was recorded by Mstislav Rostropovich for Doremi during a marathon season in which he performed 30 concertos in 8 concerts at Carnegie Hall in 1967. No.2 dating from 1985 has been recorded by Kirill Rodin for Melodiya.
Khromushin, Oleg (1927-2003) was a Russian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1980.
Khudoyan, Adam (1921-2000) was an Armenian composer who wrote three cello concertos: No.1 in 1959, No.2 in 1973 and No.3 in 1990. The second was recorded on LP (and can now be obtained on CD-R) by Medea Abrahamyan for Melodiya - this can be heard on YouTube. She can also be heard playing the first concerto on YouTube although this work and the third do not seem to have been commercially recorded.
Kiesewetter, Tomasz (1911-1992) was a Polish composer who wrote a cello concerto called Mozartean in 1991.
Kimmel, Tyler Todd is an American musician, actor and director who wrote a cello concerto called Hermes for a Masters degree in 2014.
King, Matthew (b.1967) is a British composer and pianist who wrote a cello concerto called Odyssean Variations in 2008.
Kinsella, John (1932-2021) was an Irish composer who wrote two cello concertos, in 1967 and 2000. The second is for cello and chamber orchestra and has been recorded by the dedicatee Carlos Prieto for Urtext. He also wrote Music for cello and chamber orchestra (1970) and Nocturne for cello and string orchestra (1990).
Kitazume, Michio (b.1948) is a Japanese composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2005.
Kitenco, Dumitru (b.1950) is a Ukrainian composer who wrote a concerto for cello and chamber orchestra in 1992.
Kittler, Richard (1923 or 1924-2009) was an Austrian composer and flautist who wrote three cello concertos - in 1970, 1981 and 1993. He also wrote a concertino for cello and concert band in 1992.
Klebanov, Dmitri (1907-1987) was a Ukrainian composer who wrote two cello concertos, dating from 1950 and 1973.
Klebe, Giselher (1925-2009) was a German composer who wrote two cello concertos, in 1958 and 1989. The first has been recorded by Arthur Troester for RCA and can be heard on YouTube. The second was premiered by Wolfgang Boettcher.
Kleiberg, Stĺle (b.1958) is a Norwegian composer who wrote a concerto for cello and strings called Dopo in 1993 which has been recorded by Řyvind Gimse for Universal Music and Grigori Alumjan for Hemera.
Klein, Lothar (1932-2004) was a German-born Canadian composer and pianist who wrote a cello concerto called Espańa, a Boccherini collage, in 1977. This has been recorded by Gisela Depkat (see page 12) for the Canadian Music Center and can be heard on YouTube.
Kleinsinger, George (1914-1982), an American composer best known for children’s music (e.g. Tubby the Tuba), wrote a cello concerto in 1965 which can be heard on YouTube played by Paul Olefsky.
Klengel, Julius (1859-1933) was a German cellist who wrote four cello concertos: No.1 in 1880, No.2 in 1883, No. 3 in 1895 and No. 4 in 1901. Nos.1 and 4 have been recorded by Christoph Richter and Xenia Jankovic respectively and issued on a single disc by cpo which also includes his concerto for two cellos. No.3 has recently been recorded by Raphaela Gromes for Sony. Klengel also wrote an Andante Sostenuto for cello and orchestra which was published in 1919.
Klenickis, Abelis (1904-1990) was a Lithuanian composer who wrote a concerto-poem for cello and orchestra in 1962 that was recorded on LP by Michailas Šenderovas for Melodiya.
Klova, Vytautas (1926-2009) was a Lithuanian composer who wrote two cello concertos. The first dates from 1963 and was recorded by Michailas Šenderovas, and the second from 1973 was recorded by Valentinas Kaplunas, both on LP for Melodiya.
Klughardt, August (1847-1902) was a German conductor and composer who wrote a single movement cello concerto in 1892 that has been recorded by Horst Beckedorf for Sterling.
Klussmann, Ernst Gernot (1901-1975) was a German composer who wrote two cello concertos: No.1 dates from the early 1930s and No.2 dates from 1968.
Knehans, Douglas (b.1957) is an Australian-American composer who has written two cello concertos. The first dates from 2006, is called Soar and has been recorded by Jiří Hošek for Ablaze. The second dates from 2015, is called Black City and appears to be unrecorded to date.
Knipper, Lev (1898-1974) was a Soviet composer and secret police agent who wrote two cello concertos. The first was Concerto-Monologue for cello, seven brass instruments and timpani from 1962, and this has been recorded by Mstislav Rostropovich now on Warner (and on YouTube). The second was Concerto-Poem for cello and chamber orchestra in 1971 which was recorded by the dedicatee Natalia Shakhovskaya for Melodiya (subsequently on an Olympia CD). He also wrote Saga for cello, chorus and orchestra in 1963 - this appears to be unrecorded.
Knöferle (or Kneferle), Franz Heinrich Wendelin (1746-1811) was a German composer who wrote a cello concerto in D around 1790.
Knussen, Oliver (1952-2018) was a British composer and conductor who was commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra to write a cello concerto to be performed in 2008 but apparently he never finished (and may not have started) it.
Kobekin, Vladimir (b.1947) is a Russian composer who wrote a concerto for cello and orchestra which may be heard in the Classical Archives played by his daughter Anastasia Kobekina. He also wrote Bacchants for cello and orchestra in 2018, and she has recorded this for Claves.
Koc, Marcelo (1918-2006) was an Argentine composer who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra in 1993.
Koch, Erland von (1910-2009) was a Swedish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1951.
Koch, Jesper (b.1967) is a Danish composer who in 2007 completed a cello concerto called Dreamscapes for Michaela Fukačová who has recorded it for Dacapo.
Kochan, Günter (1930-2009) was a German composer who wrote two cello concertos, in 1967 and 1976. The second was recorded on LP by Jürnjakob Timm for Nova and this can be heard on YouTube.
Kocsár, Miklós (1933-2019) was a Hungarian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1994. This can be heard on YouTube performed by Ditta Rohmann.
Koczalski, Raoul (1884-1948) was a Polish pianist and composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1915 that has been recorded by Łukasz Tudzierz for Acte Préalable.
Kodallı, Nevit (1924-2009) was a Turkish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1983 that has been recorded on LP by Ali Doğan and can be heard on YouTube played by Çağ Erçağ (Part I; Part II; Part III).
Kohan de Scher, Celina (1931-2015) was an Argentine composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1990.
Kohs, Ellis (1916-2000) was an American composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1947.
Kokkonen, Joonas (1921-1996) was a Finnish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1969. It has been recorded by Marko Ylönen for Ondine and Torleif Thedéen for BIS.
Kolkovič, Jozef (Joseph Kolkovich) (b.1957) is a Slovakian composer who wrote a cello concerto called Operation Songbird in 2016. This can be heard on YouTube played by Ján Slávik.
Komanetsky, Andrey (b.1965) is a Russian composer based in the USA who wrote a cello concerto in 2003.
Konowalski, Benedykt (1928-2021) was a Polish composer who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra in 1996. He also wrote a version of Šmierć na Mont Blanc for cello and string orchestra in 1995.
Kont, Paul (1920-2000) was an Austrian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1960. He also wrote Der Raucher for cello and string orchestra in 1973.
Koppel, Anders (b.1947) is a Danish composer (and son of Herman Koppel) who wrote a cello concerto in 2006.
Koppel, Herman (1908-1998) was a Danish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1952 which has been recorded by Erling Blöndal Bengtsson for BIS and Michaela Fukačová for Dacapo.
Koprowski, Piotr Paweł (Peter Paul) (b.1947) is a Polish-born Canadian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1998.
Koral, Nuri Sami (1908-1990) was a Turkish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1960.
Korchmar, Grigory (b.1947) is a Russian pianist, cellist and composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1976. He also wrote Concerto-Diptych for viola (or cello), percussion, celesta and harp in 1981.
Korndorf, Nikolai (1947-2001) was a Russian-Canadian composer who wrote Concerto capriccioso for cello, strings and percussion in 1986. This has been recorded by Alexander Ivashkin for Toccata.
Korngold, Erich (1897-1957) was an Austrian child prodigy composer who emigrated to the USA and made his name in film music. In 1946 he wrote a brief one movement cello concerto based on music used in the film Deception. Recordings include performances by Zuill Bailey for ASV (now on Alto), Raphael Wallfisch for cpo, Julian Steckel for C-Avi. Quirine Viersen can be seen playing the work on an Arthaus DVD.
Körnlein, Johann Paul (before 1797-c.1829) was a German wind player and town musician who wrote a cello concerto in C around 1820.
Korpijaakko, Paavo (b.1977) is a Finnish composer who wrote a cello concerto called Ankarat Valovedet in 2011.
Kortekangas, Olli (b.1955) is a Finnish composer who wrote a cello concerto with horn obligato in 2000.
Kos, Božidar (1934-2015) was a Slovenian-Australian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2010. A performance by Jaka Stadler can be heard via the above link.
Kosteck, Gregory (1937-1991) was an American composer who wrote a concerto for cello, sixteen solo strings and harp in 1982. He also wrote Four Pieces for cello, concert band and two harps in 1961, and Rhapsody for cello and orchestra in 1964.
Kostiainen, Pekka (b.1944) is a Finnish choral conductor and composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1979 that was recorded on LP by Heikki Rautasalo for Jyväskylän Kaupunki.
Kotova, Nina (b.1969) is a Russian cellist and composer who has written two cello concertos. She recorded the first from 2000 herself for Delos. The second is for cello and strings subtitled The Tuscan (2005), and apparently not yet recorded. She has recorded three of her works for cello and chamber orchestra for Decca: Dark Blue (1988), Sketches from the Catwalk (1996) and Reminiscence. Kotova also wrote a concert suite for cello and chamber orchestra called Tuscan Sun (2002).
Kowalski, Július (1912-2003) was a Slovakian composer who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra in 1970. He also wrote an Elegiac Poem for cello and chamber orchestra in 1959, and Elegy for cello and large orchestra in 1978.
Kox, Hans (1930-2019) was a Dutch composer who wrote two cello concertos. The first dates from 1969 and has been recorded by Quirine Viersen for NM Classics; this can be heard on YouTube. The second subtitled An Odyssey dates from 1997 and appears to be unrecorded.
Kraft, Antonín (1749-1820) was a Czech cellist and composer who wrote a cello concerto around 1792. This has been recorded by Michal Kaňka for Supraphon, Anner Bylsma for Sony, and Alexander Rudin for Melodiya.
Kraft, Nikolaus (1778-1853) was the son of Antonín. He wrote six cello concertos, the first dating from around 1812. The second (1813) and third (1819) have been recorded by Jiří Hošek for Radioservis. He has also recorded the first for VARS on a disc that contains three other works for cello and orchestra: Polonaise, Bolero and the Introduction, Variations and Rondo. Jiří Hošek has also recorded a further disc of his works for cello and orchestra for Radioservis. This includes Der Freyschütz Pot-Pourri Op.12 which was dedicated to Weber. He also wrote a double cello concertino.
Krajči, Mirko (b.1968) is a Slovakian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2001 that can be heard on YouTube performed by Eugen Prochac.
Krash, Jessica (b.1959) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto which was premiered in 2018 by Tanya Anisimova.
Krehl, Stephan (1864-1924) was a German composer whose cello concerto was performed in 1911.
Krein, Julian (1913-1996) was a Russian composer and pianist who wrote a cello concerto in 1929. This can be heard on YouTube played by Nikita Zubarev.
Křenek, Ernst (1900-1991) was an Austrian-born American composer who wrote his first cello concerto in 1953 and the second in 1982. David Geringas has recorded them both for Koch Schwann, and the disc also includes his Capriccio for cello and orchestra dating from 1955.
Krieger, Edino (b.1928) is a Brazilian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2005.
Kriegk, Johann Jacob (1750-1814) was a German composer who wrote three cello concertos that can be found in the Petrucci Music Library.
Krotenberg, Alain (b.1956) is a French composer of Polish origin who wrote a cello concerto in 2002 that has been recorded by Petr Nouzovský for Polymnie.
Krushev, Yovcho (b.1957) is a Bulgarian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1987.
Kruyf, Ton de (1937-2012) was a Dutch composer who wrote a concerto for cello and chamber orchestra called Canti e capricci in 1984. This was recorded on LP by Herre-Jan Stegenga for Radio Nederland.
Kubelík, Rafael (1914-1996) was a Czech-born Swiss conductor and composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1944.
Kubín, Rudolf (1909-1973) was a Czech composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1960 that was recorded on LP by Bohuslav Pavlas for Panton.
Kubizek, Augustin (1918-2009) was an Austrian choir conductor and composer who wrote a Concerto breve for cello and orchestra in 1960.
Kudelski, Karl Matthias (1805-1877) was a German composer who wrote a cello concerto in F which was first published in 1870.
Kügerl, Hannes (1906-1990) was an Austrian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1934.
Kulenovic, Vuk (1946-2017) was a Serbian composer based in the United States who wrote a Concerto grosso for cello and string orchestra in 2001.
Kulesha, Gary (b.1954) is a Canadian composer who wrote a cello concerto for Shauna Rolston in 2005.
Kummer, Friedrich August (1797-1879) was a German cellist and composer of two cello concertos, in 1830 (Concerto brilliant) and 1833 (in E). He also wrote two cello concertinos - Souvenir de la Suisse in 1836 and Concertino en Forme d'une Scčne chantante, and several other works for cello and orchestra. All appear to be unrecorded.
Kunc, Božidar (1903-1964) was a Croatian composer and pianist who emigrated to the USA. He wrote Triptychon, a concerto for cello and orchestra in 1945.
Kunstovny, Hans (b.1947) is an Austrian composer and double bassist who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra in 1989.
Kupferman, Meyer (1926-2003) was an American clarinettist and composer who wrote two cello concertos. The first for cello and jazz band from 1962 was recorded by David Wells for Soundspells. The second for cello, tape and orchestra from 1974 was recorded by László Varga for Turnabout.
Kupkovič, Ladislav (1936-2016) was a Slovakian composer who wrote two cello concertos: No.1 in 1980 and No.2 in 1994.
Kurbanklycheva, Jeren (b.1955) is a Turkmenistani composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1979 that was recorded on LP by Sergei Mnozhin for Melodiya.
Kuri-Aldana, Mario (1931-2013) was a Mexican composer who wrote Concierto Tarahumara for cello and string orchestra in 1981.
Kurtz, Arthur Digby (1929-2019) was an American composer who wrote a cello concerto which was published in 2003.
Kurzbach, Paul (1902-1997) was a German composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1982.
Kuss, Mark (b.1960) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto, a recording of which is available to download or stream here. He also wrote Doina for cello and chamber orchestra. Both works can be heard on YouTube played by Mihai Marica.
Kuusisto, Jaakko (1974-2022) was a Finnish composer, conductor and violinist who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra with percussion in 2019. This can be heard on YouTube played by Arto Noras.
Kwiatkowska, Daria Dobrochna (b.1969) is a Polish composer based in the UK who wrote a cello concerto in 1991.
Kymlicka, Milan (1936-2008) was a Czech-born Canadian composer who wrote a cello concerto.
Kynde, Lars (b.1981) is a Danish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2000.
Kyreiko, Vitalii (1926-2016) was a Ukrainian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1961.
Kyurkchiyski, Krassimir (1936-2011) was a Bulgarian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1976. It can be heard on YouTube played by Anatoli Krastev.


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Unrecorded i.e. none of the composer’s cello concertos have been recorded

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