Today is British cellist Steven Isserlis' 61st birthday.
A protege of Daniil Shafran, Steven is widely respected as one of today’s eminent cello virtuosi.
An advocate of new music, he has premiered a number of new works - including compositions by John Tavener, Thomas Adès, Wolfgang Rihm, Carl Vine and Douglas Weiland.
STEVEN ISSERLIS | DVORAK CELLO CONCERTO | DAVID SHALLON & FRANKFURT RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1991
Steven Isserlis: The Complete RCA Recordings |BOX SET|
Fauré, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns, Schumann, Strauss, Tavener and more
Release Date: October 28, 2016