Steven Isserlis on the Culture Club

The acclaimed cellist Steven Isserlis talks about his life, his music, his Stradivarius cello, and his Czech chamber music concert season at the Wigmore Hall.

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On this week's Culture Club, Charlotte Green chats with the renowned cellist Steven Isserlis. 

Steven talks about his career as an award-winning soloist, chamber musician and author of books for children. Click on the arrow below to listen:


He also chats about his forthcoming concert season. Over two nights at London's Wigmore Hall he'll be playing Czech chamber music, in the company of Joshua Bell and Pamela Frank on violins, Lawrence Power on viola, and Jeremy Denk on piano. The music played will include works by Dvorak, Suk, Janacek, Martinu and Smetana.

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