Gearing up for the October 19threlease of new album Let There Be Cello,2CELLOS gave announced dates for their 2019 LET THERE BE CELLO TOUR. Known for their electric live performances, 2CELLOS have played to audiences across the globe and most recently sold over 150,000 tickets on their 28-date U.S. SCORE tour in 2017.
The latest news arrives just before the release of 2CELLOS’ newest album Let There Be Celloon October 19 via Sony Music Masterworks. A follow-up to the 2017 release of Score, Let There Be Cellofinds the pair exploring a diverse catalogue with their signature boundary-breaking playing style. The collection includes their take on everything from the latest pop hits (“Perfect” by Ed Sheeran, “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi) to hard-hitting rock songs (“Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor, “Seven Nation Army” by The White Stripes) to celebrated classics (“Imagine” by John Lennon, “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen) to never-before-heard original compositions (“Concept2,” “Cadenza”) for a listening experience unlike any other. Preorder for the album is available everywhere now
An international sensation since 2011’s rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” reached video viral fame on YouTube, Croatian cellists Luka Sulicand Stjepan Hauser, together known as 2CELLOS, have since created a name for themselves with their electric and dynamic playing style. Having amassed over 1 billion streams globally and 750 million YouTube video views in the years since, 2CELLOS have taken the cello to unimagined heights as their signature style breaks down the boundaries between genres of music, from classical and film music to pop and rock. The release of Let There Be Cello marks 2CELLOS’ fifth studio album in the wake of their 2011 self-titleddebut, IN2ITION,Celloverseand SCORE, all available on Sony Music Masterworks.
“The ECLECTIC REPERTOIRESulic and Hauser perform SHOWCASESTHEIR MASTERYof the instruments andREACHES FAR BEYONDwhat one would expect of classical musicians.” – Boston Globe
“THEIR TECHNICAL SKILLSas musicians ARE UNASSAILABLE” – Austin American-Statesman
“You can’t fully appreciate THE TALENTthat Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser bring to the table until you’ve watched them perform.” – Mashable
“The classically trained duoGIVES NEW MEANING to the termSHREDDING” – Los Angeles Weekly
“WHEN ARE THEY COMING BACK?” – Herald-Whig