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Ilya Finkelshteyn

Instrument: Cello, Principal

Member Since: 2004

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio (born in Saint Petersburg, Russia)

Favorite Non-musical Activity: Golf

Mozart Minute: Ilya Finkelshteyn

"What we share on stage is very personal." Cellist Ilya Finkelshteyn on the "beautiful relationship" between Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra musicians, who reunite once a year for five weeks. Meet the other Festival Orchestra musicians:

Mozart Minute: Ilya Finkelshteyn ("Effortless Excellence")

Ilya Finkelshteyn, cellist with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, explains what playing classical music and golf have in common. Meet the other Festival Orchestra musicians:

Meet the members of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra in this Emmy Award–winning series.