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Steven Isserlis (uncredited)

Steven Isserlis

Steven Isserlis is a cellist whose passion for music transcends conventional divisions. Acclaimed worldwide for his musicality and technique alike, he is equally at home drawing the audience into his circle of friends for chamber music or in recital; delving into the historical archives to emerge with a forgotten gem; or on the concert platform with some of the world's most prestigious orchestras and conductors.Recent engagements included a residency at Frankfurt's Alte Oper, who prominently featured Isserlis as their 'Auftakt' artist, performances with the Orchestre de Paris under Christoph Eschenbach at the Enescu Festival inBucharest, and the Philadelphia Orchestra under Charles Dutoit; and tours with the Philharmonia Orchestra, The City of Birmingham Symphony and the Australian Chamber orchestras.Highlights of the 2008/2009 season include a tour of China with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Leonard Slatkin, a series of three recitals with Dénes Várjon devoted to Mendelssohn, Chopin and Schumann at the 92nd St. Y in New York, recitals at the Wigmore Hall with Tom Adès and Olli Mustonen, appearances with the Minnestota and National Symphony Orchestras and two performances of Dvorák’s Cello Concerto with the Berlin Philharmonic under Alan Gilbert.