Mats Rondin was born in 1960 and has played the cello since he was seven years old. He has studied with some of the finest cellists in the world, including Erling Blöndahl Bengtson, Frans Helmerson, William Pleeth, Ralph Kirshbaum and Mstislav Rostropovich.
Since his début in 1976 he has performed with all the Swedish symphony orchestras as well as the leading orchestras in Scandinavia, France, Germany, The Czech Republic, Italy, Slovakia and The Netherlands (at the renowned Concertgebouw in Amsterdam).
Mats Rondin is a passionate performer and conductor of chamber music, with an exceptionally extensive and diverse repertoire. He has performed as a soloist and in different musical constellations (duo, trio…) in concerts throughout Europe.
From 1982 to 1985 he was the cello soloist of the Malmö Symphony Orchestra. From 1985 to 1998 he held the same position in the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Mats Rondin is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music and he also holds the post of Lecturer in Music at the Malmö Academy of Music at Lund University.
Mats Rondin plays in the Relay Orchestra on their CD Relay. He is also a member of Peter Danemo's Meloscope Deluxe with new CD out now!
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