Myron Lutzke Cello

Helicon Performances

Symposium 107 - Mozart and Haydn
Symposium 102 - Brahms and Schubert
Symposium 100 - Symphonic Chamber Music
Symposium 96 - The Schubert Octet
Symposium 94 - Mendelssohn Octet
Symposium 88 - Mozart Quintets
Symposium 86 - Verklärte Nacht
Symposium 85 - Biber
Symposium 83 - Classical Piano Trios
Symposium 81 - English Song
Symposium 75 - Brahms Salon
Symposium 74 - 20th ANNIVERSARY
Symposium 73 - Fauré
Symposium 64 - Aulos Ensemble
Symposium 57 - BRAHMS and DVORAK
Symposium 54 - The Loma Mar Quartet
Symposium 46 - Helicon Winds Play Mozart
Symposium 40 - BACH
Symposium 36 - THE HELICON WINDS
Symposium 23 - Brahms
Symposium 20 - Brahms
Symposium 7 - Musical Affect
Symposium 4 - Mozart & The Chinese Visit
Symposium 2 - The Violin: A Tool of the Imagination
Symposium 1 - Handel & Beethoven

Myron Lutzke is well known to audiences as a performer on both period and modern violoncello. He studied at Brandeis University and is a graduate of The Juilliard School, where he was a student of Leonard Rose and Harvey Shapiro.

He now serves as principal cellist of numerous orchestras and as a chamber player with ensembles touring throughout the world. He is principal cellist of New York’s Orchestra of St. Luke's, a position he has also filled in the Handel and Haydn Society Orchestra of Boston, the New York Collegium, and the American Classical Orchestra, and is a member of the St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, the Mozartean Players, the Aulos Ensemble, the Loma Mar Quartet, and the Bach Ensemble. He has performed with Aston Magna and was for many years a faculty member at their Academy. For the last twenty summers Mr. Lutzke has been an artist-in-residence at the Caramoor International Music Festival and has appeared as soloist at the Caramoor, Ravinia, Tanglewood, and Mostly Mozart Festivals.

He has recorded for Decca, Sony, Harmonia Mundi, EMI, Nonesuch, Musical Heritage Society, Deutsche Grammophon, Dorian, Denon and Arabesque labels. Mr. Lutzke has taught at the Akademie für Alte Musik in Brixen/Bressanone (Italy), and currently serves on the faculties of SUNY-Purchase, the Mannes College of Music, and Indiana University’s Early Music Institute, teaching baroque cello and performance practice.