Ofra Harnoy, born January 31, 1965, in Hadera, Israel is a Canadian cellist. Harnoy moved with her family to Toronto in 1971. When she was six, she began cello lessons with her father, Jacob Harnoy. Her teachers included Vladimir Orloff, William Pleeth, Pierre Fournier, Jacqueline du Pré, and Mstislav Rostropovich.
Harnoy made her professional debut as a soloist with an orchestra at age ten. Her solo-orchestral and recital debuts at Carnegie Hall in 1982 brought her public and critical acclaim.
She performed and recorded the world premiere of the Offenbach Cello Concerto in 1983 and the North American premiere of the Bliss Cello Concerto in 1984. She also made the world premiere recordings of several Vivaldi concertos. In 1987 Harnoy joined the roster of RCA Victor Red Seal, and recorded several best-selling albums.
Harnoy has played in many genres of music. She has played with artists such as Placido Domingo, Sting, Igor Oistrakh, Loreena McKennitt, Jesse Cook among others.
Fonte: Wikipedia, 2014
In this post, we present the album "Imagine", released in 1996 by BMG Records, with the RCA Victor label.
1. Free as a bird;
2. Eleanor rigby;
3. Here, there and everywhere;
4. In my life;
5. And I love her;
6. When I'm sixty-four;
8. Nowhere man;
11. Across the universe;
12. Here comes the sun;
13. Norwegian wood / For no one;
14. She's leaving home;
15. Lucy in the sky with diamonds;
16. Octopu's garden;
18. Hey Jude;
19. Golden slumbers / Carry that weight / The end.