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Steven Isserlis

Joshua Bell, Steven Isserlis and Jeremy Denk Recital

Saturday 28th May 2011

Perth Concert Hall, 19:30

This event was part of the 2011 Festival Programme.

Tickets will be available on the door on the night.

American Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell will play a recital with Jeremy Denk and Steven Isserlis on Saturday 28th May.

The programme for this concert will be

Schubert                  Sonata in A minor for arpeggione and piano, D.821
Schubert                  Duo for violin and piano in A
Schubert                  Piano Trio No.2 in E flat, D.929

For more than two decades, Joshua Bell has enchanted audiences worldwide with his breathtaking virtuosity and tone of rare beauty. He came to national attention at the age of 14 in a highly acclaimed orchestral debut with Riccardo Muti and the Philadelphia Orchestra. A Carnegie Hall debut, the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, and a recording contract further confirmed his presence in the music world. Today he is equally at home as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra leader. His restless curiosity and multifaceted musical interests have taken him in exciting new directions that has earned him the rare title of "classical music superstar." In addition to his concert career, Bell enjoys chamber music collaborations with artists such as Pamela Frank and Steven Isserlis.

Acclaimed worldwide for his technique and musicianship, British cellist Steven Isserlis enjoys a distinguished career as a soloist, chamber musician and teacher. Highlights of recent and future seasons include performances with the Berlin Philharmonic and Alan Gilbert, the Washington National Symphony and the Budapest Festival Orchestra with Ivan Fischer, the Minnesota Orchestra under Osmo Vanska, the Israel Philharmonic conducted by Zubin Mehta and Kurt Masur, and the Philharmonia Orchestra under Vladimir Ashkenazy and Andras Schiff.

In 1998 Jeremy Denk won both the Young Concert Artists International Auditions and received a prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant. Over the past decade the pianist's career has flourished. The New York Times described his playing as "bracing, effortlessly virtuosic and utterly joyous," and he has garnered comparable critical acclaim for his engagements with leading orchestras and presenters nationwide. He has appeared as soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the St. Louis Symphony, the Houston Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and many others.

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