Twenty-three-year-old cellist Ariana Kashefi graduated from the Royal College of Music last year and, among many awards, won the Royal Philharmonic Society's Julius Isserlis
Two of Britain's iconic string players, the dynamically talented violinist Madeleine Mitchell and renowned cellist Steven Isserlis
will be visiting some of the greatest works in their repertoire in their separate recitals.
Yet Steven Isserlis
has managed both tasks with aplomb.
It brought together Andras Schiff, one of the top three pianists of today, and renowned cellist Steven Isserlis
All of this in addition to his busy performance schedule playing recitals, guesting with major orchestras, and touring with chamber music partners Joshua Bell and Steven Isserlis
The SCO is back in Aberdeen with Isserlis
The playing by Isserlis
and Ades - a meeting of minds and temperaments - is impeccable here and throughout this seemingly disparate yet cohesive collection in which only Faures Cello Sonata No 2, all incense and eroticism, is likely to be familiar.
Polish composer-conductor Krzysztof Penderecki, Spanish guitarist Pepe Romero and British cellist Steven Isserlis
are just three names who will perform in the festival's packed program.
My teasing reference was to the Cheltenham Music Festival, which will attract audiences from far and wide between July 4 and 15, with the internationally acclaimed Nigel Kennedy (violin) and Steven Isserlis
(cello) major draws in a performance of Elgar's rarely heard piano quintet.
01926 838815 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Joshua Bell, violin, Steven Isserlis
, cello - Haydn, Mendelssohn, Brahms: Birmingham Symphony Hall, 7.
London-born Steven Isserlis
has won international acclaim for his performances.
Finally, Theatr Clwyd's music season opens on October 10 with pianist Freddy Kempf, and in November cellist Stephen Isserlis
plays with violinist Viviane Hagner and gramophone award winning pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet - an all-star evening indeed