John-Henry Crawford

Birth date

Jan. 21, 1993


United States


Graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia (USA). He made his début with the Philadelphia Orchestra as winner of the annual Albert Greenfield Student Competition. In 2015 he took first place in the ASTA (American String Teachers Association) National Competition in Salt Lake City. His recent and upcoming engagements include a solo concert at the Auditorium of the Louvre in Paris, an appearance in Dresden, and a performance of the Dvořák Cello Concerto with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra and Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. He has performed on tour in twenty countries, including Canada, Switzerland, Germany, France, Brazil, and Mexico among others. He has participated in the Verbier Academy Festival and in Pinchas Zukerman's programmes in Canada. He plays a cello that belonged to his grandfather, Austrian cellist Robert Popper.

John-Henry in pictures