An ex-chorister and his cello!

Tecchler’s Cello: From Cambridge to Rome, a new album from Guy Johnston and King’s College, Cambridge is out today!

Guy Johnston celebrates his 300 year-old Tecchler cello by tracing a musical journey from Cambridge – where Guy was a chorister at King’s – to Rome, the birthplace of his cello. Featuring the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Tom Poster, brother Magnus Johnston and the Orchestra of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia, with music by Respighi, Beethoven, Gjeilo and Barrière, and three newly-commissioned works for cello.

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Guy and his two brothers were all choristers at Kings, and Guy then went to study the cello at Chetham’s School in Manchester.

The recording label of King’s College, Cambridge was created in 2012 to capture the heritage of the Choir and organ of King’s College and the unique acoustic of King’s College Chapel. Recorded using cutting-edge technology, our catalogue features flagship recordings of some of the greatest choral works of all time through to organ recitals, hymns and carols.

To see what else has been recorded under the King’s label visit their website at