Guy Fishman


Guy Fishman is principal cellist of the Handel and Haydn Society, and is heard as a soloist, recitalist, chamber, and orchestral musician on period and standard cello. Guy has played with Dawn Upshaw, Gilbert Kalish, Eliot Fisk, Daniel Stepner, Lara St. John, Vadim Gluzman, Richard Egarr, Kim Kashkashian, Mark Peskanov, and Natalie Merchant in recital, and appears at prestigious summer festivals as well as with orchestras such as the Albany Symphony and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. His teachers include David Soyer, Peter Wiley, Julia Lichten, and Laurence Lesser of the New England Conservatory, where he earned a Doctorate and also serves on the faculty. In addition, he is a Fulbright Fellow, mentoring with famed Dutch cellist Anner Bylsma in Amsterdam. His recordings appear on Olde Focus, Centaur, CORO, Telarc, Titanic, and Newport Classics labels. Guy plays a rare cello made in Rome in 1704 by David Tecchler.