Personal website: http://www.petersachon.com
American cellist PETER SACHON performs and records with an array of musicians and musical groups in New York City. In addition to Broadway, he also regularly performs with classical, jazz, and rock groups. He is active in promoting new music and art of all kinds.
Peter Sachon was the cellist for the Broadway productions of Fiddler on the Roof, The Light in the Piazza, High Fidelity, Legally Blonde, South Pacific, Pippin, The King and I, and My Fair Lady.
Mr. Sachon regularly performs and records with a wide array artists including Adam Guettel, Kelli O'Hara, Audra McDonald, Victoria Clark, Judy Kuhn, Chris Potter, Dee Snider, Stephen Schwartz, Anthony Rapp, and Alan Cumming.
Peter Sachon has been the electric-cellist for two Cirque du Soleil shows (Banana Schpeel and Quidam) and he has also toured Europe and the United States as a member of Pink Martini.
Mr. Sachon has premiered more than thirty new works written for him by Broadway composers. A brief list includes Tom Kitt, Michael John LaChuisa, Stephen Schwartz, Ricky Ian Gordon, Stephen Flaherty, Zina Goldrich, Jake Heggie, Bobby Lopez, and Maury Yeston. Mr. Sachon also has an album of new music for cello and piano by Lewis Flinn.
In addition to the cello, Mr. Sachon also plays bluegrass and folk music on the mandocello and the octave mandolin.