Bringing together classical music and technological world of today, ecce cello celebrates sadness with an energetic pessimism, full of joy and humour. With a more typical energy from hip-hop or rock scene, since 1995 David Fernandez explores the powerful presence and sound of the violoncello filtered by his experience in dance, theatre and technological research.
David Fernández has played his compositions for cello in Roman Theatre of Merida, Canadian Embassy Berlin, Teatre Lliure, Teatre Romea Barcelona, Fusion Lärz festival, Volksbühne Berlin, Radial System Berlin, Fondation Maeght Nice, Arts Directors Club Hamburg, Music Tech Fest Scandinavia, FunkHaus Berlin and TEDxBerlin amongst others. Receiving the “most innovative award 2009” in Huesca International Fair, the Blue Vynil Award in #MTF Scandinavia or winning the “Saddest song in the world contest” in Volksbühne Berlin. Also has recorded and produced 2 CDs: “Sunless” and “pOCKET rHAPSODY” and “waterproof”.
David Fernández is a Spanish dancer, actor and cellist, as well as a frustrated inventor. He has worked with Angelica Liddell, Calixto Bieito, La Ribot, Robert Lepage, La Fura dels Baus and Rossy de Palma among others. Acclaimed by Spain’s press for his astonishing theatrical performances, 15 different productions with his own company also confirm him as a writer and director. He integrates daily life technology into his works, where the classical music has yet a strong echo. Since 2010 he has established himself in Berlin, focusing exclusively on the cello.
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Volksbühne – Roter Salon | Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz | 10178 Berlin