Matthew Barley/Cellist

Music is the universal language of mankind.


New album – Electric

Very happy to announce that my new album – Electric – is now out in Signum Classics. This release is a survey of some of the best works for cello […]

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The Silver Swan Free Download

I have recently re-released The Silver Swan album digitally after it being unavailable for several years.The free track here is Dido’s Lament by Purcell – this track was featured in Sally Potter’s film The Party in a hilarious scene with Kristin Scott-Thomas and Timothy Spall.

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The Girl from Ipanema

On June 5th I shall be introducing a new programme, presented in a new way, at London’s newest concert hall….well, it’s 10 years since I played at the opening weekend […]

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New website…and Calefax…

Welcome to my new website! It’s been a funny journey, only necessitated by the fact that my old site was hacked and therefore my email address compromised…emails started going astray […]

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More Finnish eulogising

Just back from another mid-winter trip to Finland, feeling, yet again, so inspired by the education system there, and the resulting standard of musicians and human beings! I spent a […]

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