Lifetime Achievement AwardThe London Cello Society honours those members of our professions who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the cello community and a consistent level of excellence with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

It’s our great privilege to have given this award to:

Charles Beare of J & A Beare, at the Simply Strad 10th anniversary celebration in 2013

Steven Doane, on the occasion of Two Cellos in 2014

Ralph Kirshbaum, on the occasion of Glories of Venice in 2018

Nigel Brown of The Stradivari Trust, on the occasion of Collections in Consort in 2022