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Alphabetical Listing of Composers of Cello Concertos
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Laakso, Ilari (b.1952) is a Finnish composer who wrote AM – a concerto for cello and orchestra in 1992. It has been recorded by Lauri Voipo for the Tampere Conservatoire’s label.
Laburda, Jiří (b.1931) is a Czech composer who has written two cello concertos: No.1 from 1986 with chamber orchestra and No.2 from 1998 with string orchestra.
Lacaze, Sophie (b.1963) is a French composer who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra called Immobilité sérieuse II which was premiered by Juliette Devienne in December 2020.
Laderman, Ezra (1924-2015) was an American composer who wrote two cello concertos in 1984 and 1986. The premiere of the first played by Yo-Yo Ma can be heard on YouTube. Both works and his Variations on a Passacaglia for cello and orchestra from 1994 appear to be unrecorded.
Lalo, Édouard (1823-1892) was a French composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1877 that has been recorded many times. Notable cellists who have recorded the work include Maurice Gendron, Maria Kliegel, Julian Lloyd Webber, Yo-Yo Ma, Tibor de Machula, André Navarra, Zara Nelsova, and Paul Tortelier.
Lam, Angel (b.1978) is a composer from Hong Kong based in the United States who wrote a concerto called Awakening from a Disappearing Garden for cello, narration and orchestra in 2009.
Laman, Wim (b.1946) is a Dutch composer who wrote a concerto for cello and chamber orchestra called Syntopoi in 2004. Part of the work can be heard on SoundCloud played by Michael Mueller.
Lambert, Cecily is or was a composer who wrote a cello concerto which appears to have been prepared for performance by the cellist Maurice Eisenberg. It seems likely that she is the composer listed here as being born in the USA in 1915 and who relocated to England. Although the internet contains many references to her work, no other biographical information appears to be available.
Lampersberg, Gerhard (1928-2002) was an Austrian composer who wrote two cello concertos. The first is called Verwirrung (1984), and the second called Nachtgesichte is scored for chamber orchestra (1985).
Landowski, Marcel (1915-1999) was a French composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1945 that can be heard on YouTube. The performers are uncredited but the cellist might be Reine Flachot who made a private recording of the work in 1967. Landowski also wrote a počme concertante called Un Chant for cello and orchestra in 1996 that appears to be unrecorded.
Landré, Guillaume (1905-1968) was a Dutch composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1940.
Lang, David (b.1957) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto subtitled World to Come in 2010. This has been recorded by Maya Beiser for Cantaloupe.
Lange, Daniël de (1841-1918) was a Dutch cellist who composed a cello concerto.
Lange, Samuel de Jr. (1840-1911) was a Dutch composer and organist, and brother of Daniël. He is thought to have written three cello concertos, the first dating from 1874.
Lann, Vanessa (b.1968) is an American-Dutch composer who wrote a concerto for cello and ensemble/orchestra called Divining Apollo in 2008.
Lanzetti, Domenico (died c.1800) was an Italian cellist and probably the nephew of Salvatore Lanzetti, a well-known cellist. He wrote five cello concertos that are extant and his cello concerto in D has been recorded by Lea Rahel Bader for Perfect Noise.
Lara, César Iván (b.1968) is a Venezuelan composer and conductor who wrote a cello concerto in 1988.
Larcher, Thomas (b.1963) is an Austrian composer who wrote Ouroboros, a concerto for cello and orchestra in 2015. This can be heard on YouTube played by Jean-Guihen Queyras. He also wrote Hier, heute for cello and orchestra with integrated text from a recorded CD in 2005.
Larsson, Lars-Erik (1908-1986) was a Swedish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1947. He also wrote a concertino for cello and string orchestra in 1956 which has been recorded by Frans Helmerson for BIS.
Larsson Gothe, Mats (b.1965) is a Swedish composer who wrote a concerto for cello and winds in 1999 that has been recorded by Torleif Thedéen for BIS.
Lasoń, Aleksander (b.1951) is a Polish composer who wrote a cello concerto in memory of Pablo Casals in 1985. This can be heard on YouTube played by Roman Jabłoński. He also wrote Canto "Dharma" for cello and strings in 2001.
Lau, Kevin (b.1982) is a Canadian composer who wrote a cello concerto called Foundation in 2011. The premiere played by Rachel Mercer can be heard on YouTube via the link above.
Laurušas, Vytautas (1930-2019) was a Lithuanian composer who wrote two cello concertos: Concerto da camera for solo cello and cello ensemble in 2007 - this has been recorded by David Geringas for Profil Hänssler; and a concerto for cello and string orchestra called Drammatico musicale in 2015 (this can be heard on YouTube played by Vytautas Sondeckis). He also wrote Discorso concitato for cello and orchestra in 2003 which has been recorded by David Geringas on the disc linked above.
Lavagne, André (1913-2014) was a French composer who wrote Concerto romantique for cello and orchestra in 1941. This can be heard on YouTube played by Paul Tortelier.
Lavista, Mario (1943-2021) was a Mexican composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2010.
Lazarof, Henri (1932-2013) was a Bulgarian-American composer who wrote four cello concertos, dating from 1968, 1991, 2005 and 2008. The first was recorded by Laurence Lesser on a Desto LP (now on a CRI CD) and the second by Jeffrey Solow for Delos.
Ledenev, Roman (1930-2019) was a Russian composer who wrote a Concerto-elegy for cello and orchestra in 1980 that was recorded on LP by Victor Simon for Melodiya. This can be heard on YouTube. He also wrote a concert recitation for cello and orchestra in 1990 and this too can be heard on YouTube, also played by Victor Simon.
Lee, Ilse-Mari (b.1962) is a South African-born American cellist and composer who wrote a cello concerto called Mandela which she premiered in 2002. This was preceded by a chamber version for solo cello, piano and percussion in 1999.
Lee, Richard Vi Sung wrote a concerto for cello and small percussion orchestra in 1987.
Lee, Young Jo (b.1943) is a South Korean composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2016.
Legido, Jesús (b.1943) is a Spanish composer who wrote a cello concerto called Convergencias in 1981.
Legley, Victor (1915-1994) was a Belgian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1984.
Legrand, Michel (1932-2019) was a French composer best known for his film music. In 2012 he wrote a cello concerto that has been recorded by Henri Demarquette for Sony.
Lehmann, Wilfred (b.1929) is an Australian composer and violinist who wrote a cello concerto called Muyho which has been recorded on LP by Philip Green for ABC. He also wrote Summer rhapsody for cello and orchestra in 1993.
Leibowitz, René (1913-1972) was a Polish-French composer and conductor who wrote a cello concerto in 1962.
Leichtentritt, Hugo (1874-1951) was a German musicologist and composer who lived most of his life in the United States. He wrote a cello concerto in 1927.
Leighton, Kenneth (1929-1988) was a British composer and pianist who wrote a cello concerto in 1956. This has been recorded by Raphael Wallfisch for Chandos.
Leimert, Volkmar (b.1940) is a German composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1980.
Leitner, Ernst Ludwig (b.1943) is an Austrian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1988.
Leman, Albert (1915-1998) was a Russian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1967.
Lendvay, Kamilló (1928-2016) was a Hungarian composer and conductor who wrote Pezzo concertato for cello and orchestra in 1975. This has been recorded by Csaba Onczay for Hungaroton.
Lenot, Jacques (b.1945) is a French composer who wrote a cello concerto called La vie éternelle rayonne sur les feuilles du jardin in 1998 for Marc Coppey who gave the premiere in 2001. He has also written four other works for cello and orchestra: Querimonia (1973), Amarlied (1974), Enclaves (1979), and Nuit d'Eté (1984).
Leo, Leonardo (1694-1744) was a Neapolitan composer who wrote six cello concertos around 1737-8 for the Duke of Madalone. All have at least four movements starting with an Andante or Andantino. At least four complete recordings have been made: by Julius Berger on Brilliant Classics, Josephine Knight for ASV, Anner Bylsma for Atma and Hidemi Suzuki for BIS.
Leshnoff, Jonathan (b.1973) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2012. Nina Kotova gave the premiere and it was recorded for the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia's own label. He also wrote a suite for cello, strings and timpani in 2018.
Levinas, Michaël (b.1949) is a French composer and pianist who wrote a cello concerto that was premiered by Henri Demarquette in 2022.
Levinson, Ilya (b.1958) is a Russian-born American composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2014, the premiere of which can be heard on YouTube played by Ian Maksin.
Levisay, Nathaniel is a contemporary American composer who wrote a cello concerto. This can be heard on YouTube played by Andrew Shulman.
Levkovich, Alexander (b.1952) is a Russian-born Canadian composer who wrote two cello concertos. The first is for cello and chamber orchestra (2004) and the second, called Phantoms of the Past, is for cello and strings (2017).
Levy, Ernst (1895-1981) was a Swiss pianist and composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1947 that has been recorded by Scott Ballantyne for Opus One (now on Naxos).
Levy, Frank Ezra (1930-2017) was an American cellist and the son of Ernst Levy. He has composed three cello concertos: No.1 in 1995, No.2 in 2003 and No.3 in 2014. The first and second have been recorded by Scott Ballantyne for Opus One (the first is now on Naxos) and Naxos respectively. The third does not seem to have been recorded yet.
Lewis, Leon (1890-1960) was an American conductor and composer who wrote a cello concerto designated No.1.
Lewis, Peter Scott (b.1953) is an American composer who wrote two cello concertos. No.1 (1992) is for cello and strings, and No.2 (2011) has chamber orchestral accompaniment.
Leyendecker, Ulrich (1946-2018) was a German composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1983 that has been recorded by Georg Faust for Wergo.
Li Bochan (b.1992) is a Chinese composer who wrote a cello concerto called Ode to Chu (see page 7) in 2020.
Li, Shuying (b.1989) is a Chinese-American composer who wrote a concerto for cello and orchestra called Matilda's Dream in 2018. There is also a version for cello and chamber ensemble, and this has been recorded by Jeremy Crosmer for Navona.
Li, Yuan-Chen (b.1980) is a Taiwanese composer who wrote a concerto for solo cello and two ensembles called Wandering Viewpoint in 2015. This can be heard on YouTube played by Michael Kaufman.
Liebermann, Lowell (b.1961) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2017. The premiere can be heard on YouTube played by Julian Schwarz. He also wrote a concertino for cello and chamber orchestra in 1982.
Lieberson, Peter (1946-2011) was an American composer who wrote a concerto for cello with accompanying trios in 1974. He also wrote The Six Realms for amplified cello and orchestra in 2000 and this has been recorded by Michaela Fukačová for Bridge, and Anssi Karttunen for Ondine.
Lieuwen, Peter (b.1953) is a Dutch-born composer living in the USA who wrote a cello concerto in 2012 that has been recorded by Nicholas Jones for MSR.
Ligeti, György (1923-2006) was an avant garde Hungarian-Austrian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1966. This has been recorded several times, including by Siegfried Palm for Teldec, Erling Blöndal Bengtsson for Danacord and Christian Poltéra for BIS.
Lilien, Ignace (1897-1964), born in Lemberg, Austria (today Lviv in Ukraine), was a Dutch composer who wrote Concerto dans le style galant for cello and orchestra in 1945.
Lindberg, Magnus (b.1958) is a Finnish composer and pianist who has written two cello concertos: No.1 in 1999 and No.2 in 2013. Both have been recorded by Anssi Karttunen, the first for Sony and the second for Ondine.
Linde, Bo (1933-1970) was a Swedish neoclassical composer who felt that his 1965 concerto written for Guido Vecchi was one of his finest works. It is in three movements concluding with deeply felt Lento. In 2004 Maria Kliegel recorded it for the Swedish Society Discofil label, a rendition that has since been given wide currency on Naxos.
Lindgren, Sabra (b.1947) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto.
Lindley, Robert (1776-1855) was an English cellist who wrote four cello concertos.
Lindner, August (1820-1878) was a German cellist who wrote a cello concerto which was first published in 1860. This can be heard on YouTube with a piano roll accompaniment.
Lintinen, Kirmo (b.1967) is a Finnish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2010.
Lipkis, Larry (b.1951) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto called Scaramouche in 1989 that has been recorded by Carter Brey for Koch.
List, Andrew (b.1956) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto called Earth Song in 2009. This may be heard on SoundCloud. The cellist is uncredited but is likely to be Emmanuel Feldman who premiered the work in 2015.
Liu Nianqu is a Chinese composer and pianist who wrote a cello concerto subtitled Rambling which can be heard on YouTube played by Jingzhuo Zhang.
Lloyd, George (1913-1998) was a Cornish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1997 which was recorded by Anthony Ross for the Albany label in 2001.
Lobanov, Vassily (b.1947) is a Russian pianist and composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1985 that was recorded on LP by Natalia Gutman for Melodiya.
Loeb, David (b.1939) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto designated No.2 in 1991.
Loeffler, Charles Martin (1861-1935) was a German-born American composer and violinist who wrote a Fantastic concerto for cello and orchestra in 1893. He also wrote a Počme for cello and orchestra which is lost.
Logar, Mihovil (1902-1998) was a Croatian-born composer who spent most of his life in Belgrade, Serbia. He composed a concerto for cello, small string orchestra, and wind quintet in 1971. This can be heard on YouTube played by Fransoaz Lakovčić.
Lomdaridze, Elizbar (b.1945) is a Georgian composer who wrote a concerto for cello and orchestra in 1976. The work can be listened to via the composer's website played by Tamara Gabarashvili.
Lopes-Graça, Fernando (1906-1994) was a Portuguese composer who wrote a Concerto da Camera col violoncello obbligato in 1966 for Mstislav Rostropovich who gave the premiere and made the first recording (now on Warner). It has since been recorded by Maria José Falcăo for Portugalsom Strauss and Bruno Borralhinho for Naxos.
López, Jimmy (b.1978) is a Peruvian composer who wrote a cello concerto called Lord of the Air in 2012 that has been recorded by Jesús Castro-Balbi for Harmonia Mundi.
Lorentzen, Bent (1935-2018) was a Danish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1984 that has been recorded by Erling Blöndal Bengtsson for Danacord.
Loucheur, Raymond (1899-1979) was a French composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1968. A private recording was made by Reine Flachot in that year.
Louël, Jean (1914-2005) was a Belgian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1986.
Lu, Pei (b.1956) is a Chinese-American composer who wrote a cello concerto designated No.1 in 2011.
Lübeck, Louis (1838-1904) was a Dutch-German cellist who wrote two cello concertos (see 188).
Lucas, Leighton (1903-1982) was an English conductor and composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1956. In some sources this is described as a concertino.
Luckhardt, Hilmar (1913-1984) was an American composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1946.
Lucký, Štěpán (1919-2006) was a Czech composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1946 that was recorded on LP by Saša Večtomov for Panton.
Ludwig, David (b.1974) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto which was premiered in 2004 by Margo Drakos.
Lukáš, Zdeněk (1928-2007) was a prolific Czech composer who wrote three cello concertos. The first dates from 1957 and was recorded on LP by František Host for Panton. The second dates from 1986 and the third, for cello and string orchestra and subtitled Ricordi, from 2005; both appear to be unrecorded.
Lundén-Welden, Staffan (b.1964) is a Swedish composer and horn player who wrote a concerto for cello and sinfonietta in 2006. The second movement may be heard on YouTube in a piano reduction played by Eva Maria Hux.
Lundin, Dag (b.1943) is a Swedish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1998. He also wrote a concertino for cello and chamber orchestra called Sommarlov in 2010.
Lunssens, Martin (1871-1944) was a Belgian composer who wrote a cello concerto.
Lutosławski, Witold (1913-1994) was a Polish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1970 for Mstislav Rostropovich who recorded it for EMI. It has since been recorded many times, including by Pieter Wispelwey for Channel Classics, Rafał Kwiatkowski for Dux, Paul Watkins for Chandos, Gautier Capuçon for Accentus and Johannes Moser for Pentatone. He also arranged his Grave - Metamorphoses for cello and string orchestra in 1981 and this has been recorded several times, for example by Raphael Wallfisch for Nimbus and it is included on Paul Watkins’ disc linked above.
Luxemburg, Arkady (b.1939) is a Moldovan-American composer who wrote a cello concerto. This can be heard on YouTube played by Hélčne Dautry.
Lyashenko, Gennady (1938-2017) was a Ukrainian composer who wrote a concerto for cello and orchestra in 1982. Vincent Magnan's database lists two cello concertos by the composer.
Lynch, Howard Leigh (1922-2009) was an American who wrote a cello concerto in 1948 for a dissertation at the University of Iowa.
Ma Sicong (1912-1987) was a Chinese composer and violinist who wrote a cello concerto in 1960.
Maasz, Gerhard (1906-1984) was a German composer and conductor who wrote a cello concerto which can be heard on YouTube played by Fritz Kiskalt. He also wrote a suite for cello and chamber orchestra.
Maayani, Ami (1936-2019) was an Israeli composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1967 which can be heard on YouTube played by Uzi Wiesel.
Machl, Tadeusz (1922-2003) was a Polish composer who wrote a concerto for cello (or viola) and orchestra in 1967.
Mackay, Neil (b.1947) is a Scottish composer and pianist who wrote a cello concerto called Sequence - Light Divided in 1991.
Mackeben, Theo (1897-1953) was a German pianist, conductor and composer, mainly of film music, who wrote a cello concerto known as Sinfonische Ballade in 1946.
Mackey, Steven (b.1956) is an American composer who wrote a concerto for solo electrified cello, a ripieno of four or more cellos and orchestra called Banana/Dump Truck in 1995. This has been recorded by Fred Sherry for Albany.
MacMillan, James (b.1959) is a Scottish composer whose cello concerto from 1996 was premiered by Mstislav Rostropovich and has been recorded by Raphael Wallfisch for BIS. He also arranged Kiss on Wood, originally written for violin and piano, for cello and string orchestra in 2008.
MacRae, Stuart (b.1976) is a Scottish composer who wrote a concerto for cello and strings called Hamartia in 2003. This was performed at the Proms in 2005 by Li-Wei Qin.
Maegaard, Jan (1926-2012) was a Danish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1993 that has been recorded by Erling Blöndal Bengtsson for Danacord.
Maegolin was a composer who wrote a cello concerto in B flat, the manuscript of which can be found in a library in Austria. No other information about the work or the composer seems to be available on the internet.
Mäenpää, Roope (b.1990) is a Finnish composer, cellist and bassist who wrote a concerto for cello and ensemble called Mustn't despair in 2017. This can be heard on YouTube played by Lauri Kankkunen.
Magin, Miłosz (1929-1999) was a Polish pianist and composer who wrote a concerto for cello, string orchestra and timpani in 1977 that has been recorded by Jarosław Domżał for Acte Préalable.
Mahle, Ernst (b.1929) is a German-born Brazilian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2013. He also wrote two concertinos for cello and string orchestra - in 1958 and 1976, and a concerto for two cellos and string orchestra.
Mainardi, Enrico (1897-1976) was an Italian cellist and composer who wrote three cello concertos: No.1 in 1943, No.2 in 1960, and No.3 for cello and strings in 1966. He can be heard playing one of the concertos on YouTube but which one is not specified and, although the date of the work is given as 1966, it has full orchestral accompaniment. Mainardi also wrote an Elegy for cello and strings in 1957 and a concerto for two cellos and orchestra.
Maiwald, Torben (b.1978) is a German composer and cellist who wrote two cello concertos: No.1 is called Songs of Joy and Life (2018) and No.2 is called Musica Montana (2019). The premiere of the latter by Julius Berger may be heard on Vimeo via the link above.
Majo, Giuseppe de (1697-1771) was an Italian organist and composer who wrote a concerto for cello and strings in 1726 that has been recorded by Giovanni Sollima for Glossa.
Major, Gyula (aka Jakab Mayer) (1858-1925) was a Hungarian composer who wrote a cello concerto around 1905.
Maklakiewicz, Jan (1899-1954) was a Polish composer who wrote a cello concerto on Gregorian themes in 1929 that can be heard on YouTube played by Tomasz Strahl.
Malcys, Arvydas (b.1957) is a Lithuanian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2009. This can be heard on YouTube played by Boris Andrianov. A private CD including the work is listed on composer's website. Malcys has also written The Summer Night's Gardens for an orchestra of 100 cellos (2003), Izabella's Dream for cello and string orchestra (2012), and a concerto grosso for two cellos and string orchestra. The Summer Night's Gardens can be heard on YouTube.
Malec, Ivo (1925-2019) was a Croatian-born French composer who wrote a cello concerto called Arc-en-cello in 2000 that has been recorded by Ilia Laporev for Timpani.
Malipiero, Gian Francesco (1882-1973) was an Italian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1937 that has been recorded by Enrico Mainardi on Doremi and also by Silvia Chiesa for Sony.
Malipiero, Riccardo Junior (1914-2003) was an Italian composer, son of a cellist and nephew of Gian Francesco Malipiero. He wrote two cello concertos - in 1938 and 1957. The second has been recorded by Silvia Chiesa for Sony. He also wrote a Notturno for cello and chamber orchestra in 1983.
Mallonée, Caroline (b.1975) is an American composer who wrote two cello concertos. The first called Whistler Waves exists in two forms: for cello and strings (2012) and with full orchestral accompaniment (2015). This has been recorded by Feng Hew for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's own label and may be heard on SoundCloud. The second is for cello and strings and called Portraits of Andromeda. It was performed by Feng Hew in 2019 and can be heard on SoundCloud.
Malzat, Ignaz (1757-1804) was an Austrian composer (and brother of Johann) who wrote a cello concerto in D.
Malzat, Johann Michael (1749-1787) was an Austrian composer who wrote a concerto for cello and strings in D.
Mamiya, Michio (b.1929) is a Japanese composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1975.
Mańá Mesas, Ignacio (Nacho Mańá) (b.1998) is a Spanish saxophonist and composer based in the United Kingdom who wrote a cello concerto called The Five Stages of Grief in 2016. This can be heard on SoundCloud but the cellist is uncredited.
Mander, Francesco (1915-2004) was an Italian composer and conductor who wrote a cello concerto in 1947.
Manenti, Luigi (1899-1980) was an Italian composer who wrote a concerto for cello and orchestra in 1970.
Manevich, Alexander (1908-1976) was a Russian composer best known for his clarinet concerto. He wrote three cello concertos, in 1929, 1945 and 1950.
Mannino, Franco (1924-2005) was an Italian composer who appears to have written four cello concertos: No. 1 (1974), No. 3 (1977) and No. 4 Concerto romantico (1990). No.2 does not appear in the list linked above but part of it may have been recorded on Carosello Records and can be heard on YouTube.
Mannucci, Andrea (b.1960) is an Italian composer and pianist who wrote a cello concerto called Tre visioni in 2012.
Manoury, Philippe (b.1952) is a French composer who wrote a cello concerto called Bref Aperçu sur l'Infini in 2014 for Gautier Capuçon who premiered the following year.
Mansurian, Tigran (b.1939) is an Armenian composer of four cello concertos. The first, for cello and large orchestra dating from 1976, was inscribed To the Memory of Dmitry Shostakovich. The second from 1978 has strings accompaniment and the third from 1983 is for cello and small orchestra, as is the fourth which is subtitled Ubi est Abel frater tuus? and dates from 2010. The first was recorded on LP by Karine Georgian for Melodiya and can be heard on YouTube. The second has been recorded by Ivan Monighetti for Orfeo. The third and fourth appear to be unrecorded but the latter can be heard on YouTube played by Jan Vogler. The 2015 Italian premiere of a cello concerto by Mansurian can be seen and heard on YouTube played by Mario Brunello, presumably this is the third concerto. He also wrote Quasi parlando for cello and string orchestra in 2012 and this has been recorded by Anja Lechner for ECM.
Mantovani, Bruno (b.1974) is a French composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2003 that has been recorded by Jean-Guihen Queyras for Harmonia Mundi. He also wrote Once Upon A Time for cello and orchestra in 2016 for Gautier Capuçon, and it is likely that he is the cellist who can be heard playing it on YouTube.
Mára, Ignác František (1709-1783) and his son Johann (see below) were Bohemian cellists and composers. It is suggested here (see 202) that his compositions included cello concertos but little other information about them seems to be available on the internet. One of the works has been recorded by Gulrim Choï for Audax.
Mára Johann Baptist (1744-1808), the son of Ignác (see above), is thought to have composed two cello concertos (see 203) but little other information about them seems to be available on the internet.
Marchetti, Filippo (1831-1902) was an Italian opera composer who wrote a cello concerto.
Marco, Tomás (b.1942) is a Spanish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1976 that has been recorded by Asier Polo for Verso. He also wrote Marine Labyrinth for cello and strings in 2001 and this has been recorded by Dimitar Furnadjiev for Verso.
Marescotti, André-François (1902-1995) was a Swiss composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1977.
Margola, Franco (1908-1992) was an Italian composer who wrote a cello concerto dedicated to Gaspar Cassadó in 1949. This has been recently recorded by Jacopo Francini for Tactus.
Marino, Leonardo (b.1992) is an Italian composer who wrote a cello concerto that was premiered by Ditta Rohmann in April 2022.
Márquez, Arturo (b.1950) is a Mexican composer who wrote a cello concerto called Espejos en la arena in 2000 that has been recorded by Carlos Prieto for Urtext.
Marriott, Richard (b.1951) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto called Ghost Ship which was premiered by Matthew Linaman in 2018.
Marschner, Wolfgang (1926-2020) was a German violinist, composer and conductor who wrote a cello concerto for Alfredo Persichilli who gave the premiere.
Marteau, Henri (1874-1934) was a French violinist and composer who lived in Sweden in later life. He wrote a cello concerto in 1905 that was dedicated to Norwegian composer Christian Sinding. This work has been recorded by Walter Nothas and issued on CD by Musica Bavarica.
Mĺrtensson, Per (b.1967) is a Swedish composer who wrote a cello concerto called Per meets John in 1998.
Martin, Frank (1890-1974) was a Swiss composer whose 1965 cello concerto has been recorded by Jean Decroos for Doron Music, Stephen Kates for First Edition, Quirine Viersen for Etcetera and Christian Poltéra for BIS. Viersen’s disc also includes Martin’s Ballade for cello and chamber orchestra from 1949.
Martínez, Israel David (b.1969) is a Spanish composer, notably for films and video games, who wrote a cello concerto in 1990.
Martino, Donald (1931-2005) was an American composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1972 which was premiered in 1979 by Joel Krosnick.
Martinon, Jean (1910-1976) was a French conductor and composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1963. This was recorded privately by Reine Flachot and can be heard on YouTube played by Pierre Fournier.
Martinsson, Rolf (b.1956) is a Swedish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2005 which has been recorded by Mats Lidström for Daphne. It is designated No.1 but we can find no evidence that a second has yet appeared.
Martinů, Bohuslav (1890-1959) was a Czech composer who wrote two cello concertos: No.1 in 1930 and No.2 in 1945. He also wrote a concertino for cello, wind instruments, piano and percussion in 1924, and a sonata da camera for cello and orchestra in 1940. These have all been recorded by Petr Nouzovský for MDG. Raphael Wallfisch has recorded both concertos and the concertino for Chandos, as has Michaela Fukačová for Kontrapunkt. Angelica May recorded both concertos for Supraphon in 1981 and the first concerto has been recorded several times paired with the works of other composers. The second has been recorded quite recently by Christian Poltéra for BIS, paired with Shostakovich’s second.
Marttinen, Tauno (1912-2008) was a Finnish composer who wrote a cello concerto subtitled Dalai Lama in 1966 which has been recorded by Seppo Laamanen for Finlandia. He also wrote two other works for cello and orchestra: Rembrandt in 1962 (also recorded by Laamanen) and Phantasy in 1964 which has been recorded by Marko Ylönen for Cobra.
Maselli, Gennaro (19th century) was an Italian composer who wrote a Gran Concerto for cello and orchestra, and a concert piece for cello and orchestral accompaniment called Canto.
Mashayekhi, Alireza (b.1940) is an Iranian composer who wrote four cello concertos: No.1 (Op.195) for cello, strings and percussion, No.2 Grand Concerto for cello and orchestra (Op.215), No.3 (Op.219) for cello and percussion and No.4 (Op.233) for cello, string and recorder orchestras, and percussion. They have all been recorded by Sanam Gharacheh: the first is here, the second and fourth are coupled together, and the third is here. Mashayekhi also wrote Ad Libitum, Avaz I, and Tehran Duel for cello and orchestra, a sinfonietta for cello and percussion, and a sonata for cello, strings and percussion. The last three works mentioned are included on the disc with the first concerto.
Maskats, Arturs (b.1957) is a Latvian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1992 which Reinis Birznieks has recorded for BIS.
Matalon, Martín (b.1958) is an Argentine composer who wrote a cello concerto called Trame III for cello and orchestra in 2000. This has been recorded by Marc Coppey for Accord.
Matasovsky, Anton (1925-2013) was a Czechoslovakian-born Austrian composer and violinist who wrote a cello concerto.
Matchavariani, Alexi (1913-1995) was a Georgian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1987.
Matěj, Josef (1922-1992) was a Czech trombonist and composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1972 that was recorded on LP by Stanislav Apolín for Panton.
Matern, A.W.F. (d.1789) was a German cellist and composer who is thought to have written several cello concertos but only one in C major appears to have survived.
Matheis, Ernst Joseph (1898-c.1943) was an Austrian composer who wrote a concerto for cello and small orchestra in 1925.
Mathis, Michael R. wrote a cello concerto in 1995 as a dissertation at Rice University, Texas.
Matičič, Janez (b.1926) is a Slovenian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2003.
Matsumura, Teizo (1929-2007) was a Japanese composer and poet who wrote a cello concerto in 1984 that has been recorded by Noboru Kamimura for Camerata Tokyo.
Matthews, Colin (b.1946) is an English composer (and younger brother of David - see below) who has written two cello concertos. No.1 dates from 1984 and has been recorded by Alexander Baillie, and No.2 dates from 1996 and has been recorded by Anssi Karttunen, both for NMC.
Matthews, David (b.1943) is an English composer who completed his Concerto in Azzurro for cello and orchestra in 2002. This has been recorded by Guy Johnston for Chandos. He has also written Romanza for cello and small orchestra which was a commission for Mstislav Rostropovich to play on the 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, a concert which was recorded and issued by EMI. He also arranged Dark Pastoral from an unfinished cello concerto by Vaughan Williams (see Appendix 2).
Matthews, Michael (b.1950) is a Canadian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2001 which was premiered in 2005 by Paul Marleyn.
Matthus, Siegfried (1934-2021) was a German composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1975 that has been recorded by Josef Schwab for Berlin Classics.
Maturana, Eduardo (1920-2003) was a Chilean composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1982. He also wrote an Elegy for cello and orchestra in 1965.
Matvejeff, Ville (b.1986) is a Finnish conductor and composer who wrote a cello concerto called Crossroads in 2009 that has been recorded by Tuomas Lehto for Alba.
Matz, Rudolf (1901-1988) was a Croatian composer and cellist who wrote a Classical concerto for cello and orchestra in 1949. An orchestration of this dating from 1976 may be heard on YouTube played by Jonathan Simmons. Katz also wrote the following works for cello and strings: concertino in Modo Antico, a suite called Lyrical Sketches, and Elegy and Humor.
Mawet, Émile (1884-1967) was a French cellist and composer of Belgian descent who wrote a cello concerto which was premiered by Reine Flachot in 1965.
McCabe, John (1939-2015) was a British composer who wrote a cello concerto called Songline in 2007. Truls Mřrk gave the premiere and this can be heard on YouTube.
McCreary, Bear (b.1979) is an American musician and composer who wrote a cello concerto as part of the soundtrack for a television series called Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. This was recorded by Eric Byers for Marvel on an album released in 2015.
McCulloh, Byron (1927-2001) was an American trombonist and composer who wrote a cello concerto which was published in 1981.
McCullough, James (b.1939) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto which was published in 1976 and has been performed by the Inglewood Philharmonic Orchestra.
McGuire, Edward (b.1948) is a Scottish composer who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra in 2020.
McKay, George Frederick (1899-1970) was an American composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1942.
McKinley, William Thomas (1938-2015) was an American composer who wrote a cello concerto designated No.1 in 1977.
Medek, Tilo (1940-2006) was a German composer who wrote three cello concertos. The first from 1978 has been recorded by Guido Schiefen for cpo. His second and third cello concertos date from 1984 and 1992, and appear to be unrecorded.
Mediņš, Jānis (1890-1966) was a Latvian composer who wrote his second cello concerto in 1947. This was recorded on LP by Ingus Naruns for Kaibala and can be heard on YouTube. His first concerto dating from 1928 appears to be unrecorded.
Meier, Jost (b.1939) is a Swiss composer and cellist who wrote a Concerto breve for cello and strings in 1991. He also wrote a concerto for cello and orchestra in 2019, the premiere of which can be heard on YouTube played by Samuel Niederhauser.
Meij, Johan de (b.1953) is a Dutch composer who wrote a concerto for cello and wind orchestra called Casanova in 1999 that has bee recorded by Johan van Iersel for Amstel Classics. There is also an orchestral version of the work.
Meijering, Chiel (b.1954) is a Dutch composer who wrote a cello concerto called Eindkrak (II) in 1995. He also wrote a concerto for two cellos and ensemble.
Melby, John (b.1941) is an American composer who uses computer-synthesized sounds and has written three cello concertos. His first and second concertos for cello and computer date from 1981 and 1989, and the second can be heard on the composer's website played by Barbara Haffner. His third cello concerto dates from 2012 and can be heard on YouTube.
Melikyan, Hrachya (1947-2006) was an Armenian composer who wrote three cello concertos: concerto-song for cello and chamber orchestra (1989), concerto No.2 for cello and chamber orchestra (1995), and In Memoriam, a concerto-epitaph for cello and orchestra (2005).
Mendelsohn, Alfred (1910-1966) was a Romanian composer who wrote two cello concertos, the first (Concerto-Poem) in 1950 and the second in 1962. He also wrote Poem concertante for cello and strings in 1943 and a concerto for two cellos.
Mendelssohn, Arnold Ludwig (1855-1933) was a German composer who wrote a cello concerto in G minor that was published posthumously in 1961 and can be heard on YouTube played by Arthur Troester. Ludwig Mendelssohn (1858-1921) published a Student concerto for cello and piano in D in 1908 that, in some sources, has been incorrectly attributed to Arnold. This "concerto" is not included here as it is not for cello and orchestra.
Mennin, Peter (1923-1983) was an American composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1956. It has been recorded by János Starker for First Edition.
Menut, Benoît (b.1977) is a French composer who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra called Festa Januaria in 2008. He also wrote Die Sehnsucht nach dem Glück, a rhapsody for cello and orchestra in 2015.
Merikanto, Aarre (1893-1958) was a Finnish composer who wrote two cello concertos. No.1 from 1919 appears to be unrecorded. No.2 from 1944 has been recorded by Jan-Erik Gustafsson for Ondine. He also wrote a Serenade for cello and strings in 1914 that has been recorded by Marko Ylönen for Alba, and a Konzertstück for cello and chamber orchestra in 1926 that has been recorded by Anssi Karttunen for Finlandia.
Meriläinen, Usko (1930-2004) was a Finnish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1975 that can be heard on SoundCloud played by Anssi Karttunen. He also wrote Kirje sellistille (A Letter to a Cellist) for cello and chamber orchestra in 1990.
Merlin, Raphaël (b.1982) is a French cellist, conductor and composer who wrote a concerto for cello and strings called See: Sea & Seeds. Si! in 2016. This has been recorded by Nicolas Altstaedt for Alpha.
Mertl, Gregory (b.1966) is an American composer who completed a cello concerto called Les rives du présent in 2019.
Messner, Joseph (1893-1969) was an Austrian composer, musician and priest who wrote a cello concerto in 1954.
Metzler, Friedrich (1910-1979) was a German composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1963.
Meulemans, Arthur (1884-1966) was a Belgian composer who wrote two cello concertos, in 1920 and 1944. He also wrote three other brief works for cello and orchestra: De rozen doornen (1910), Lente elegie-Renouveau (1929), and Herfst elegie (1929). None of these works appear to have been recorded.
Meyer, Krzysztof (b.1943) is a Polish composer who has written two cello concertos: No.1 from 1984 for cello and small orchestra (Concerto da camera No.3) subtitled Canti Amadei, this has been recorded by Ivan Monighetti for Pro Viva; No. 2 from 1995 has been recorded by Boris Pergamenschikow for Dux. He also wrote Caro Luigi for four cellos and string orchestra.
Meyouhas, Yoram (b.1967) is an Israeli composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2016. He also wrote a concerto for two cellos.
Mieg, Peter (1906-1990) was a Swiss composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1967. He also wrote a concerto for piano, cello and orchestra in 1983 and this can be heard on YouTube; David Riniker is the cellist.
Miersch, Paul (1868-1956) was a German-born American composer and cellist who wrote a cello concerto which was published around 1913.
Mihály, András (1917-1993) was a Hungarian cellist and composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1953 that has been recorded by Miklós Perényi for Hungaroton.
Mihevc, Marko (b.1957) is a Slovenian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2009 that has been recorded by Wolfgang Panhofer for Ars Slovenica.
Miles, Percy Hilder (1878-1922) was an English composer and violinist who wrote a cello concerto in 1908 as a Proms commission. It does not feature in the Proms performance archive and it seems that only parts for cello and piano still exist. It is suggested on IMSLP that he never orchestrated the work and elsewhere that the orchestral score has been lost.
Milhaud, Darius (1892-1974) was a French composer who wrote two cello concertos, the first in 1934 and the second in 1945. He also wrote Suite cisalpine sur des airs populaires piémontais for cello and orchestra in 1954. All these works have been recorded by Mark Drobinsky on the Doron label. Otherwise, the first is the only one of these works to have been recorded often, for example by Mstislav Rostropovich for Erato and recently by Hee-Young Lim for Sony.
Miller, Alexander (b.1968) is an American composer and oboist who wrote a cello concerto called Madame Bovary in 2013. Alicia Eppinga gave the premiere.
Miller, Cassandra (b.1976) is a Canadian composer based in England who wrote a concerto called Duet for cello and orchestra in 2015. This has been recorded by Charles Curtis for Another Timbre.
Mills, Richard (b.1949) is an Australian composer who composed a cello concerto in 1990 that has been recorded by Sue-Ellen Paulsen for ABC.
Minchev, Georgi (b.1939) is a Bulgarian composer who wrote a cello concerto called Senti-Metal in 1993 in memory of Witold Lutosławski. This has been recorded by Michael Müller for Gega New.
Minkov, Mark (1944-2012) was a Russian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1969.
Minsky, Aaron (b.1958) is an American cellist and composer who wrote two cello concertos: The Conqueror in 2014 and Summer Haze for cello and string orchestra in 2016. He can be heard playing both works on YouTube - an early version of The Conqueror is here and the premiere of Summer Haze is here. He also wrote Legends of Cellandia for an orchestra of cellos in 2013.
Miro, Henri (1879-1950) was a Spanish-born Canadian composer who wrote two cello concertos.
Mitsumoto, Masatoshi (b.1937) is a Japanese-born American composer, cellist and conductor who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra in 2004 that can be heard on YouTube played by Amy Leung. He has also written a second concerto for cello and orchestra that was performed by Dai Miyata in 2013.
Mitzev, Lubomir (b.1948) is a Bulgarian composer and violist who wrote a cello concerto in 1979.
Miyoshi, Akira (1933-2013) was a Japanese composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1974 which was recorded on LP by Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi for Sony.
Moeran, Ernest (1894-1950) was an English composer who married the cellist Peers Coetmore. In 1945 he wrote a cello concerto which she recorded for Lyrita in 1969 under Sir Adrian Boult. More recently the work has been recorded by Raphael Wallfisch for Chandos and Guy Johnston for Naxos.
Molique, Bernhard (1802-1869) was a German violinist who composed a cello concerto in 1853. This can be heard on YouTube played by Ina-Esther Joost.
Molnár, Antal (1890-1983) was a Hungarian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1916.
Molter, Johann Melchior (1696-1765) was a German violinist and composer who wrote a concerto for cello, strings and basso continuo, possibly in the 1730s, known as the Little Karlsruhe Margrave-Concerto. This has been recorded by Dmitri Dichtiar for Musicaphon and Vladimir Waltham for Ars.
Monn, Georg Matthias (1717-1750) was an Austrian composer who wrote a G minor cello concerto in 1746 which was edited by Schoenberg and published in 1913. This has been recorded a few times, including by Jacqueline du Pré for EMI and more recently by Corinne Morris for Linn and Adriano Maria Fazio on a baroque cello for Brilliant Classics. Monn also wrote a harpischord concerto in D which was “freely transcribed” for cello by Schoenberg - this has been recorded by Yo-Yo Ma.
Monnet, Marc (b.1947) is a French composer who wrote a cello concerto called Sans mouvement, sans monde in 2010. This has been recorded by Marc Coppey for Printemps des Arts de Monte Carlo and he can be heard playing it on YouTube.
Montgomery, Jessie (b.1981) is an American composer and violinist who wrote a cello concerto called Divided that was premiered by Thomas Mesa in 2021.
Moody, Ivan (b.1964) is a Portugal-based British composer who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra called Epitaphios in 1993.
Moór, Emánuel (1863-1931) was a Hungarian composer who was befriended by Pablo Casals. He wrote two cello concertos, in 1905 and 1906, and he also wrote a double cello concerto. The first is in three movements and appears to be unrecorded. The second is in four movements and has been recorded by Péter Szabó for Hungaroton.
Moore, Kate (b.1979) is an Australian-Dutch composer who completed a cello concerto in 2013.
Morais, César (1918-1992) was a Portuguese composer whose cello concerto was published in 1996 and has been recorded by Martin Ostertag for Numérica. This can be heard on YouTube.
Moravec, Paul (b.1957) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto called Montserrat in 1999 that has been recorded by Matt Haimovitz for BMOP Sound.
Moreno Gans, José (1897-1976) was a Spanish composer who wrote a cello concerto.
Morera (i Viura), Enric (1865-1942) was a Spanish composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1917 that was revived a century on by Lara Puig who can be heard playing the first movement on YouTube.
Moret, Norbert (1921-1998) was a Swiss composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1985 that has been recorded by Mstislav Rostropovich for Warner Erato.
Morgan, David (1933-1988) was a British composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1981.
Moritz, Edvard (1891-1974) was a German-born American conductor, violinist and composer who wrote a cello concerto Op.106. A version with piano accompaniment was played by Gregor Piatigorsky and published in 1942. It is not clear whether an orchestral version still exists.
Morlock, Jocelyn (b.1969) is a Canadian composer who wrote a cello concerto called Lucid Dreams in 2017. She also wrote a double cello concerto.
Moroi, Saburō (1903-1977) was a Japanese composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1936.
Mortari, Virgilio (1902-1993) was an Italian composer who wrote a cello concerto for Mstislav Rostropovich in 1969. This can be heard on YouTube played by Giorgio Menegozzo. He also wrote Sarabanda e Allegro for cello and orchestra in the 1930s.
Moryto, Stanisław (1947-2018) was a Polish composer who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra in 1992 that has been recorded by Tomasz Strahl for Dux. He also wrote Epizody for cello and orchestra in 1977, and Fantazja for cello and strings in 1987.
Moser, Rudolf (1892-1960) was a Swiss composer who wrote two cello concertos, in 1929 and 1940. The first is for cello, strings, harpsichord and timpani, and appears to be unrecorded. The second has been recorded by Albert Roman for Swiss Pan.
Mosolov, Alexander (1900-1973) was a Russian composer who wrote two cello concertos. No.1 dates from 1935 and is thought to be lost. No.2 from 1946 has been recorded by Dmitry Yeremin for Northern Flowers and by Sergei Sudzilovsky for Olympia. The latter disc also includes his Elegiac Poem for cello and orchestra from 1961.
Moss, Piotr (b.1949) is a Polish-French composer who wrote two cello concertos. The first dates from 1975 and does not appear to have been recorded. The second, subtitled Pričres from 2003 has been recorded by Tomasz Strahl for Polish Radio, and may be heard on YouTube. He also wrote several other works for cello and orchestral forces: Poem (1978), Musique en trois mouvements (1983), Elegia No.2 (1987), Fantaisie (1996), and Passions for two cellos and orchestra. The Fantaisie has been recorded by Andrzej Bauer for Dux.
Mostad, Jon (b.1942) is a Norwegian composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1990 that has been recorded by Řystein Birkeland for Aurora.
Motte, Diether de la (1928-2010) was a German composer who wrote Echokonzert for cello and orchestra for Wolfgang Boettcher in 1976. He made a recording of this on LP with the Duisburger Sinfoniker.
Mozetich, Marjan (b.1948) is a Canadian composer of Slovenian parentage who wrote a cello concerto in 2018.
Muhly, Nico (b.1981) is an American composer who wrote a cello concerto in 2012 that has been recorded by Zuill Bailey for Steinway. He also contributed the first movement called Cello cycles to the multi-composer 2019 cello concerto Three Continents.
Mulert, Friedrich von (1859-1924) was a Russian cellist and composer who wrote three cello concertos.
Mullenbach, Alexander (b.1949) is a Luxembourgish pianist and composer who wrote a concerto for cello and string orchestra called Les Litanies de l'ombre et de la lumičre in 1995. This has been recorded by Françoise Groben for Hänssler.
Müller, Fabian (b.1964) is a Swiss composer who has written two cello concertos and one concerto for two cellos. The first concerto is in one movement, dates from 1999 and has been recorded by the composer's wife Pi-Chin Chien for Col Legno. The second, for cello and chamber orchestra, is called Concerto per Klee, dates from 2007 and has been recorded by Pi-Chin Chien for Ars. Müller has also written several other works for cello and orchestra: Suite (2004), Sirimadi (2011), Six Taiwanese Songs (2013), Taiwan Rhapsody (2013), and Ballade (2018).
Müller-Wieland, Jan (b.1966) is a German composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1997 which was premiered by Jens-Peter Maintz.
Müller-Zürich, Paul (1898-1993) was a Swiss composer who wrote a cello concerto in 1954 that was recorded by Grace Whitney for First Edition. He also transposed his Dorisches Stück for cello and string orchestra in 1966.
Mulvey, Gráinne (b.1966) is an Irish composer who wrote a concerto for cello and chamber orchestra subtitled Excursions and Ascents in 2015.
Mumford, Jeffrey (b.1955) is an American composer who wrote two cello concertos: of fields unfolding ... echoing depths of resonant light in 2015 and of radiances blossoming in expanding air in 2017. The premiere of the latter can be heard on YouTube played by Deborah Pae. He also wrote a layer of vivid stillness for cello solo and twelve cellos in 1996, billowing pockets brightly layered for cello solo, harp and strings in 2000, three rhapsodies for cello and strings in 2009 (of which two have been recorded by Julia Bruskin for Albany), and brightness dispersed for cello and strings in 2019.
Munck, Ernest de (1840-1915) was a Belgian cellist and composer who wrote a Concerto dramatique for cello and orchestra.
Müntzberger (Muntz-Berger), Joseph (1769-1844) was a Belgian cellist and composer working in France who wrote five cello concertos.
Murail, Tristan (b.1947) is a French composer who wrote De pays et d'hommes étranges, a concerto for cello and chamber orchestra in 2019.
Murrill, Herbert (1909-1952) was an English composer and organist who wrote two cello concertos. The first from 1935 seems to be unrecorded but the second from 1951 subtitled Song of the Birds and based on a Catalan folk melody has been recorded by Raphael Wallfisch for Sanctuary Classics. It is cast in four movements played continuously and was dedicated to Pablo Casals.
Muthspiel, Christian (b.1962) is an Austrian composer, trombonist and pianist most associated with jazz. He wrote a concerto for cello and chamber orchestra called A Serious Game for Gautier Capuçon in 2016.
Myaskovsky, Nikolai (1881-1950) was a Russian composer best known for his 27 symphonies. In 1944 he completed a cello concerto that has been recorded quite frequently. There are reviews on MusicWeb International of performances by Mstislav Rostropovich for EMI (now on Alto), Marina Tarasova for Olympia (also now on Alto), Kyrill Rodin for Arte Nova, Alexander Rudin for Cello Classics, Alexander Ivashkin for Chandos, Truls Mřrk for Virgin and Jamie Walton for Signum.
Mykietyn, Paweł (b.1971) is a Polish clarinettist and composer who has written two cello concertos. The first dates from 1998 and can be heard on YouTube played by Marcin Zdunik. The second dates from 2019 and has been recorded by Marcin Zdunik for CD Accord.
Mysligowski (or Misligowsky), Karl (c.1725-1774) wrote three cello concertos, two in F and one in C around 1780. Very little biographical information is available on the internet about this composer.
Mysliveček, Josef (1737-1781) was a Czech composer who arranged one of his violin concertos as a cello concerto in C. This has been recorded by Wendy Warner for Cedille and Arturo Muruzabal for Ars. This Wikipedia page also lists cello concertos in F and D but no other evidence of these concertos appears to be available on the internet and they have not been included in the timeline.


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