A Gala evening with acclaimed cellist Steven Isserlis and Metamorphosis Dallas Chamber Orchestra. Acclaimed worldwide for his profound musicianship and technical mastery, British cellist Steven Isserlis joins Metamorphosis Dallas Chamber Orchestra for a Gala evening.
Acclaimed worldwide for his profound musicianship and technical mastery, British cellist Steven Isserlis enjoys a unique and distinguished career as a soloist, chamber musician, educator, author and broadcaster. Equally at home in music from baroque to the present day, he performs with the world’s greatest orchestras, including period ensembles, and has given many world premieres, including Sir John Tavener’s The Protecting Veil, Thomas Adès’s Lieux retrouvés, four works for solo cello by György Kurtág, and pieces by Heinz Holliger, Jörg Widmann, Olli Mustonen, Mikhail Pletnev and many others.
His vast award-winning discography includes most of the cello repertoire, including the JS Bach suites (Gramophone Instrumental Album of the Year), Beethoven’s complete works for cello and piano, and the Brahms double concerto with Joshua Bell and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. He has received two Grammy nominations, for his recordings of Haydn’s cello concertos, and Martinů’s cello sonatas with Olli Mustonen. Premiere recordings include late works by Sir John Tavener (BBC Music magazine Premiere Award). His latest recording, A Golden Cello Decade 1878 – 1888, was released in November 2022.
METAMORPHOSIS DALLAS BIO
Metamorphosis Dallas Chamber Orchestra is conductor-less, with rotating principal players. members of the chamber orchestra are musicians from the leading Dallas, and Fort Worth orchestras, respected chamber musicians and international prize winners.
“He can have the listener in perpetual wonder at the ingredients of his art…”The Australian
“the conductorless group ( Metamorphosis Dallas) performed with skill and suavity…” Dallas Morning News”