HIGH CLASS STRING MUSIC FOR YOUR EVENT
As a classically trained orchestral musician, Samira has performed and recorded with the Essen Philharmonic and the NDR Radiophilharmonie. She has toured throughout Europe with the West-Estern Divan Orchestra under the baton of Daniel Barenboim, and worked in the Malaysian Philharmonic. She has recorded for Sony Music, Universal and Warner Chappell Music labels.
Through her collaborations with musicians of many genres, including Rock, Pop, Chanson, Soul and Tango (both live and in studio) Samira has become a versatile and multifaceted cellist. With her ingenuity for setting the cello in unconventional string ensembles, Samira has curated specific and unique groups that can provide musical enrichment for any event. Her arrangements for these ensembles reveal her passion for performing many musical styles. Her ensembles SHE PLAYS CELLO and FINE ARTS STRING QUARTET perform stand-alone concerts, but can also be booked to perform at private or corporate events. They have been the musical highlight at award ceremonies, gala dinners, fundraisers, and have made television appearances on ZDF, MTV and MDR.
STRING MUSIC AT ITS FINEST
Der Erlkönig - Franz Schubert for cello trio
The Pretender - Foo Fighters (CELLO TRIO COVER by she plays cello)
I Loves You Porgy - George Gershwin (CELLO TRIO COVER by she plays cello)
SHE PLAYS CELLO
she plays cello performs music that spans centuries, all arranged uniquely for the cello trio. Samira had the inspiration to found the ensemble after attending a master class with world renowned jazz cellist Stephan Braun. The beautiful lyrical sound of cello is on display with Schumann’s “Wenn ich ein Vöglein wär’” as well as its astonishing virtuosity in Schubert’s “Erlkönig”. In addition they use innovative techniques, like cello percussion and chopping to create a modern sound for pop songs like “Hallelujah”, “Shape of you” or “Heroes” by David Bowie.
FINE ARTS STRING QUARTET
Fine Arts String Quartet is a vivacious new ensemble consisting of four of Berlin’s most versatile young chamber musicians. They united over their common desire to make chamber music feel more approachable and tangible to both musical and non-musical audiences. Their wide repertoire ranges from classical to tango and film music as well as jazz and pop tunes.