Teresa Beldi

Teresa Beldi, born in Hamburg in 1993, studied with Prof. Hillel Zori in Tel Aviv, with Frans Helmerson at the Barenboim-Said Academy in Berlin and with Claudius Popp at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler. She also received important musical inputs from David Geringas, Arto Noras and Jens Peter Maintz.

Teresa’s concert engagements as a soloist and chamber musician have taken her outside Germany to France, Holland, Romania, Bulgaria, Israel and Italy.

Teresa has performed as a soloist with the Banatul Timisoara Symphony Orchestra, the Oltenia Craiova Symphony Orchestra (Romania), the Philharmonic Orchestra oft he Plovdid State Opera (Bulgaria) and the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, among others, in venues such as the Laeiszhalle Hamburg, the Halle aux Grains Toulouse and the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. In addition to Haydn’s cello concerti (D major), Shostakovich No. 1 and Lalo, she performed Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C major under the baton of Zubin Mehta in Tel Aviv in 2016 and Dvorak’s Cello Concerto with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra and Ion Martin in 2019.

As a chamber musician, Teresa performed several times in the Pierre Boulez Hall, in various groups and as part oft he Boulez Ensemble, at the Whitsun Festival Schloss Ettersburg, at the Usedom Music Festival and at the Mozart Festival Würzburg (in collaboration with the Minguet Quartet).

Teresa aquired orchestral experience as a member of the German National Youth Orchestra, as a principal cellist in the Buchmann-Mehta Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Zubin Mehta and as an intern in the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

Since 2017 Teresa has been a member of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra under Daniel Barenboim’s direction.

In 2018 she became an academist at the Staatskapelle Berlin and she signed later a temporary contract at the before mentioned orchestra. She played as a substitute at the Deutsches Symphonieorchester Berlin and at the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande in Geneva (1st solo cello).

During the 2021/2022 season Teresa had a temporary contract at the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden and she is since august 2022 a permanent member there.

Since 2017, Teresa plays a Sergio Peresson Cello, built in 1970 for Jacqueline du Pré, kindly sponsored from Maestro Daniel Barenboim.