Israeli-born cellist Guy Fishman is active as a concerto soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, and orchestral player. He is principal cellist of Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society, with which he made his Symphony Hall solo debut in 2005. Fishman is in demand as an early music specialist in the United States and abroad, having performed in recital and with Boston Baroque, Apollo’s Fire, Les Violons du Roy, Emmanuel Music, Rockport Music, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Boston Museum Trio, Arcadia Players, and El Mundo. He performs on standard cello with the Colorado Music Festival, Albany Symphony, Orchestra of St. Luke's, among others. Recent appearances include the Dvorak concerto with the Reading Symphony Orchestra and a highly-praised survey of Bach suites in Boulder, Colorado.
kate bennett wadsworth
Kate Bennett Wadsworth studied modern cello with Laurence Lesser at the New England Conservatory and baroque cello with Jaap ter Linden at the Royal Dutch Conservatory in the Hague, after completing a bachelor's degree in Scandinavian studies at Harvard College. She has appeared at festivals throughout North America and Europe with baroque ensembles such as Arion, Tafelmusik, B'Rock, Apollo's Fire, Aradia, Clarion, Masques, and the Theatre of Early Music, and her continuo playing can be heard on the Naxos, ATMA, Artemis/Vanguard,and early-music.com labels. As well as being an active baroque cellist, Kate also has a special passion for classical and romantic performance practice, which she has explored as both recitalist and chamber musician.
Described as playing "with great skill and style" and "sensitively played" (Boston Music Intelligencer), Colleen McGary-Smith enjoys an active performing career on both baroque cello and modern cello as well as the viola da gamba. She completed her pre-college studies at the Eastman School of Music and received her Bachelor of Music degree from Cleveland Institute of Music and a Master of Music degree from Boston University School for the Arts. Colleen performs regularly with Boston Baroque, Handel and Haydn Society, L'Academie, Les Bostonades and Long and Away, a consort of viols as well as many other freelance groups in Boston. Colleen is also an avid cello and chamber music instructor.
Michael Unterman enjoys an active career as both a modern and baroque cellist. On baroque cello, he is a core member of the Portland Baroque Orchestra and performs frequently with
groups such as The Handel & Haydn Society, Trinity Wall Street, and New York Baroque Inc. Special performances have included principal/solo cello appearances with Les Arts Florissants, Pacific Baroque Orchestra, and the Britten-Pears Institute in England. In 2014 he earned a Master’s degree in Historical Performance from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Phoebe Carrai. As a modern cellist, Michael’s primary work has been with the Boston-based conductorless chamber orchestra A Far Cry, which he joined in 2010.