Dane Johansen's CELLO PILGRIMAGE is featured in the September 2014 issue of The STRAD Magazine. Click here for more information and to purchase a digital or print copy. The article covers Dane's experience walking with his cello through Spain following the ancient pilgrimage El Camino De Santiago. During his epic 530 mile walk, Dane played 35 concerts, performing and recording Bach's Suites for Solo Cello. He was accompanied by a brilliant team of filmmakers who captured his journey, the concerts and the stories of other pilgrims. The team will use footage captured over a period of 5 weeks to create a documentary film telling the story of the Camino featuring Dane's musical pilgrimage and his first recording of the Bach Cello Suites. Visit www.walktofisterra.com to learn more!

I am very excited to share this link to a 'conversation' I shared over coffee with the Walk to Fisterra Director, Tristan Cook at the Music@Menlo Chamber Music Festival in Menlo Park, California. Follow this link to watch the entire conversation which covers our experience in Spain walking the Camino de Santiago. Thank you for your interest! You can learn more about our ongoing efforts and offer your support at www.walktofisterra.com.

From the Anchorage Symphony Website:

Pride and Joy
Saturday, January 31, 2015- 8pm
featuring Dane Johansen, cello

Haydn.........Cello Concerto in C Major
Mahler......................Symphony No. 5

Alaskans so enjoy the success of fellow Alaskans.  In addition to the 80 remarkable ASO musicians, audiences will delight in the homecoming of Fairbanks native Dane Johansen performing Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C Major, a work lost for nearly two centuries and uncovered by an archivist in 1961!  A member of the Escher String Quartet and faculty member at The Juilliard School, Mr. Johansen has been praised for his “brave virtuosity” by the New York Times. Mahler’s epic Symphony No. 5 takes audiences on an emotional journey from despair to joyous vitality, its conclusion described by one annotator as“ a shout of laughter."