Michael Nebe

German cellist, conductor and teacher Michael Nebe studied at Musik-Hochschule in Dortmund, at King's College London, at the Royal Academy of Music in London, in Czechia with Jirí Belohlávek, Zdeněk Bílek, Georg Tintner and Kirk Trevor, and also in London with Lawrence Leonard.

Nebe lived in London, toured widely as a cellist, was a founding member of the Plaegan Piano Quartet in 1978, and from 1990 was musical director of the Whitehall Orchestra (previously known as the Civil Service Orchestra) and the Fine Arts Sinfonia.

Michael Nebe died on 8 October 2021, following a long illness.


A selection of articles about Michael Nebe

Classical music news - October and November 2021 Obituaries - Our summary of those the classical music world has lost this and last month

Profile. Landmark Collaborations - A personal reminiscence of British conductor Lawrence Leonard, by Keith Bramich

Playing Devil's Advocate - Bill Newman tells the story of his visit to London's St John's Smith Square to hear Idil Biret play Beethoven

Profile. All-Involving - Turkish pianist Idil Biret talks to Bill Newman