Canadian JUNO Award-winning Amanda Forsyth is considered one of North America’s most dynamic cellists. She has performed on tours with the Royal Philharmonic and Israel Philharmonic Orchestras, and has appeared with such orchestras as the Mariinsky Orchestra in St. Petersburg, Orchestre Radio de France, Lisbon’s Gulbenkian Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, and the San Diego and Grand Rapids Symphonies. Summer festival appearances have included Ravinia, Tanglewood, Verbier and Edinburgh.
Ms. Forsyth began the 2014-15 season with her first homecoming tour of South Africa performing Malcolm Forsyth’s Elektra Rising as well as chamber music engagements with the Zukerman Trio. As featured soloist, Ms. Forsyth joins the IRIS Orchestra in Memphis, the Korean Chamber Orchestra in Moscow, Vienna and Seoul, and the Maggio Musicale Orchestra in Florence. She performs Brahms’s Double Concerto for the Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s Gala.
A founding member of the Zukerman ChamberPlayers, further tours with the Zukerman Trio bring her to Italy, Spain, China, Korea, and the Miyazaki Festival in Japan.
In 2002 she was the subject of the Bravo! Canada television documentary Amanda Rising: The Amanda Forsyth Story.