Melo-M | Cello Trio | Famous Musicians | Latvia
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Melo-M, the cello trio formed in 2005 when academically trained musicians Karlis Auzans, Miķelis Dobičins and Janis Pauls decided to unite their musical talents and create a band. These corporate entertainers have been performing at private parties and corporate events all over the world. Melo-M play cello versions of a variety of well-known music: from classical to ethno, pop and rock and are great for corporate entertainment. Melo-M are available to hire for international events and will leave a lasting impression on your guests.
So far, they have released four LPs: self-entitled Melo-M album (2005) consisting of cello covers of popular Latvian songs, Singalongs (2007) with their interpretations of the world’s modern classics, Around The World (2009) – an album of ethno and world music melodies covered by the band and Phantasy Of The Opera (2010). All four albums were entirely produced by founder of Melo-M Karlis Auzans.
Melo-M are also well-known outside of Latvia. In their five year career the band have toured the USA twice, and have played a variety of concerts in Russia, France, Great Britain, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Ukraine, Estonia, Lithuania, Turkey and elsewhere.
Melo-M shared the stage with such artists as: vocalist of Boney M Maizie Williams, Swedish multi-instrumentalist Robert Wells, Finnish metal band Apocalyptica, popular Latvia-born singer Laima Vaikule, legendary composer Raimonds Pauls and many more.
The band have vast experience in classical music: they played a number of concerts with symphonic orchestras and collaborated with famous Latvian dance ensemble Dzirnas while working on a modern theatre play called Apstājies! Classical concerts of Melo-M often include soprano singer Sonora Vaici.
In 2009, Canadian skater Jeremy Ten included the Melo-M cover of The Beatles song Come Together in his skating program.
Melo – M are laureates of the first Terem Crossover Competition (bronze medal) in 2010 in St.Petersburg, Russia. Every band member has a significant academic music background, and have a lot of experience performing at private and corporate parties all over the world. All three musicians played at international contests and performed with orchestras at notable symphonic music concerts. Melo-M members have strengthened their academic education by learning from world-class cello players such as: Mstislav Rostropovich, Klauss Kangiser, Misha Maiski, Frans Helmerson, Maksim Utkin and Natalia Shovskaya.
The uniqueness of Melo-M performances lie in their ability to combine foundations of the classical music with the energy and drive of pop and rock shows.