Chinese cellist Tina Guo plays the Main Theme of Schindler’s List; a 1993 American historical period drama, directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and scripted by Steven Zaillian. Tina Guo, Cello; Bryan Pezzone, Piano. Director of Photography: Joel Moody; Director, Producer, Editor: Tina Guo.
The piece is composed by John Williams, the American composer, conductor, and pianist, widely considered one of the greatest film composers of all time.
Tina Guo is a Chinese musician who plays both acoustic and electric cello. Born in Shanghai, China, she moved to the United States at age 5. She has appeared as a soloist and guest artist with the San Diego Symphony, the State of Mexico National Symphony, the Thessaloniki State Symphony in Greece, the Petrobras Symphony in Brazil, and the Vancouver Island Symphony in British Columbia.
She also performed with violinist Midori Goto in Dvorak’s American String Quartet at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles and completed four national tours of Mexico and Italy performing the Shostakovich, Dvorak, Haydn, and Saint-Saëns Cello Concertos.
Tina Guo toured as a featured guest with Al Di Meola, one of the most prominent virtuosos and influential guitarists in the contemporary jazz field, with Japanese superstar Yoshiki of X Japan on his Classical World Tour, and recently appeared with the Tenerife Symphony and Choir in the Canary Islands performing “Batman: The Dark Knight” Suite at the Tenerife International Film Festival, featured on Electric Cello
She also plays in a progressive metal band, Off the Deep End.
Guo performs on a 1787 Perry on loan from the Colburn Foundation. On electric cello, she plays the Custom Tina Guo Model Yamaha SVC-200; she is endorsed by Yamaha and played their instrument at the NAMM Show 2009.
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