Eva Lymenstull
Cello
Based in Los Angeles, Eva Lymenstull enjoys a varied career that has taken her across North America and Europe as a soloist, chamber musician, continuo player, and orchestral musician playing modern and baroque cello and viola da gamba. She has performed recently as concerto soloist and principal cellist with the Lyra Baroque Orchestra, guest principal cellist of the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, Apollo’s Fire, and Musica Angelica, and has also appeared with Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Voices of Music, Tesserae, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and Holland Baroque Society.

As a chamber artist she has performed at the Utrecht, Boston, and Berkeley Fringe Festivals, on the Gotham Early Music and Academy of Early Music chamber series, and on recordings for the Brilliant Classics and Violet Ear labels. The winner of the 2017 Voices of Music Bach Competition, Ms. Lymenstull recorded Bach's D minor cello suite for their online video archive. With performance and research interests ranging from the early Renaissance to the twentieth century, she particularly enjoys playing Classical and Romantic chamber music on historical instruments.

In addition to performing, Ms. Lymenstull teaches baroque cello and viola da gamba as a regular guest artist-in-residence at the University of Michigan. She holds degrees from the Royal Conservatory of The Hague (Jaap ter Linden), Rice University (Desmond Hoebig) and University of Michigan (Richard Aaron), and a doctorate in historical performance practice from Case Western Reserve University. This is her second season at Carmel Bach Festival.

Ms. Lymenstull holds degrees from the Royal Conservatory of The Hague (Jaap ter Linden), Rice University (Desmond Hoebig) and University of Michigan (Richard Aaron), and is currently finishing a DMA in historical performance practice at Case Western Reserve University. In addition to performing, she teaches baroque cello and viola da gamba as a regular guest artist at the University of Michigan. This is her second season at the Carmel Bach Festival.