1.000 km Cello - Blog

Follow me on a 1.000 km concert tour by bike in the spring.

I will play music that I have composed myself on a cello that I'm currently building myself.

The tour goes along the magical Rhine river, which has been a source of inspiration for artists for centuries.

I hope to meet a muse or two along the route, who will sing me one of their secret melodies.

Along the river I'll play 20 concerts at castles, cafes, schools, churches and campsites, and hopefully meet a lot of fellow bike- and cello-enthusiasts.
- Maybe trade a piece of cello music for local speciality?

15/02 2018 - is it sold out?

I planned for 20 concerts, but now there are 30 or more.

I'm starting to wonder, how many concerts one can play in two month, and still have time to bike 1000 km.

Check out the tourplan here: Tourplan

 

 

 

 

19/01 2018 - EuroVelo interview

It occurred to me, that I have never biked 1000 km with my cello along the Rhine river to play concerts. 
So I though - I better do it!
EuroVelo asked me some clarifying questions, like: "Why do you want to do that?"

EuroVelo asked me some clarifying questions about the tour, like: "Why do you want to do that?"

Interview: EuroVelo routes are just perfect for biking concert tours!

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/01 2018 - I'm very happy to announce:

The date and venue of the opening concert is found.

Tomasee is small, but not a random lake at all.

The lake is situated in the Swiss Alps, 2354 m above the sea, and is the very source of the Rhine river.

If you happen to be in the area, come by (and bring your own chair if you need one).

Opening concert:
April 20st at 12.00
Entrance: free



06/01 2018 - When it is finished, I'll take it on an adventure

A short video about the project:

German:
1000 km Cello - Eine Konzertreise mit dem Fahrrad

English:
1000 km Cello - A concert tour by bike

 

 

 

01/12 2017 - Biking and well-being

There are innumerable studies showing that biking improves both your physical and mental well-being.

I think well-being is essential to creativity.
I always enjoy biking and a lot of the music I have composed is invented on my bike.

 

 

 




25/11 2017 - I feel lucky

The foundation 'Frimodt-Heineke Fonden' supports both environmental and artistic purposes, and I'm very grateful that they have decided to support this "cultural-environmentally-friendly" project.

Now I can start arranging concerts!

 

 






22/11 2017 - The music for the tour

This is a music video of one of the pieces for the tour:

Capriccio Rosso, Ida Riegels

Bach will also be on the program:

J.S. Bach, Prelude in G-major

 



20/11 2017 - The cello for the tour

As you can see it is not finished yet, but almost all the music is ready.

You can follow the making of the cello here:

Building a cello Blog