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Cellist Tessa Seymour made her televised Carnegie Hall debut in 2006 and has since been performing in Europe, Asia and the US, both as a soloist and chamber musician. In 2009, she joined the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. The same year, she won the Jean-Nicolas Firmenich Prize for cello (Verbier Festival) and was a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholar in 2010. She embarked on her first major nationwide solo tour of the USA in 2016, performing 30 concerts in 60 days.