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Matt Haimovitz talks about the loss of his cello and his new PENTATONE recording with Mari Kodama - Mon Ami, Mon Amour. New Classical Tracks Julie Amacher writes.....When the pandemic hit last year, cellist Matt Haimovitz admits that at first he felt paralyzed after being on the road touring and performing for more than three decades. He started wondering: What's the point of practicing if there's no one to share the music with? Now, he's busy commissioning composers for an upcoming project, teaching students and discovering the joy of cooking. "I love food, and I usually go out. But over the last eight months, I've cooked many, many meals. So I've become pretty good. I think my daughters are thinking about a Michelin star at some point."

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