Professorship in Augsburg
As of June 2023, Edward has been appointed Professor for Violoncello at the Leopold Mozart College of the University of Augsburg, as successor to Prof. Julius Berger.
Edward's recording of Arvo Pärt with pianist Onutė Gražinytė has been lauded by Gramophone Magazine (UK). Ivan Moody writes: "This performance of Fratres...is one of the best I have ever heard, balancing vertiginously on the tightrope of delicacy and power".
The CD was recorded for Accentus Music, under Grammy Award-winning sound engineers Willius Keras and Aleksandra Kerienė.
The popular concert series at the University of Augsburg begins its winter season, with the opening concert on October 25th. Under Edward's artistic direction, the series will comprise of ten concerts, showcasing the talented students of the Leopold Mozart College.
Released in spring 2023: the first CD of hear now berlin. on the Backlash label. Featuring the music of contemporary composers Gabriella Smith, Caroline Shaw, Andrew Norman, and première recordings of works by Kelly Watson-Woelffer and Nathan Schram, commissioned by the ensemble. Hear it now on Apple Music!