World-renowned, Grammy-nominated cellist, dynamic composer, and incendiary performer, Tina Guo has today released a gorgeous, brooding interpretation of Sebastian Bach’s classic “Toccata and Fugue”. Speaking on the single, Tina shared:
“I’ve always loved this dark masterpiece and wanted to give it even more heavy love, incorporating electronic and metal elements.”
Tina has also unveiled the trailer for her highly-anticipated forthcoming album, ‘Dies Irae’, which will be out via Sony Music Masterworks on August 27. Check out “Toccata and Fugue”here, watch the ‘Dies Irae’ album trailer here or by clicking the image below, and pre-order the album here. Be sure to stay tuned for more Tina Guo news coming soon.
A woman places a bow to her cello. The friction and speed unlock a storm of emotions, ecstasy, drama, and dreams twisted up in a fugue of classical and crossover punctuated by elite musicianship, traffic-stopping showmanship, and just the right amount of heavy metal attitude. This woman, Tina Guo, has reimagined and reinvigorated classical music as a cellist, composer, artist, and performer.
The GRAMMY® Award-nominated and BRIT Female “Artist of the Year” Award-nominated cellist stands out as the rare talent who can bring an outdoor festival crowd to its feet or ignite the score of a record-breaking blockbuster. As a soloist, her cello courses through the soundtracks for Wonder Woman,The Lion King, Inception, Dunkirk, Pirates of the Caribbean 5, X-Men Dark Phoenix, Iron Man 2,Cyberpunk 2077, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, 3, & 4,League of Legends, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, CSI: NY, The Vikings, and most recently, the highly anticipated blockbuster, Dune to name a few.
She has accompanied Hans Zimmer, Steven Tyler, Skrillex, Joe Bonamassa, Foo Fighters, Al Di Meola, and Carlos Santana on stage and John Legend, Ciara, and many more on tape. She thrived in the spotlight on Cirque Du Soleil’s Michael Jackson “The Immortal” World Tour, which entertained 3.7 million-plus concertgoers in packed arenas and became one of the highest-grossing tours of all time. Not to mention, she lit up the sold-out League of Legends World Championship at the Staples Center streamed over 33 million times. Along the way, she also picked up 53 million YouTube views, 374K subscribers, and 40 million Spotify streams to date.