Cello da Spalla
Sergey Malov (Sint-Petersburg, 1983), of Russian-Hungarian descent, is a violin soloist who reached an audience of millions with his recording of the sixth suite for cello by Bach on the cello da spalla (a small cello that is played held against the shoulder). Sergej Malov is violinist, violist, baroque violinist, and player of the cello da spalla. His repertoire reaches from the baroque to modern-day compositions. As of 2017, he is teacher at the Musikhochschule of Zürich.