Steven Isserlis is an internationally renowned cellist and music educator. He appears regularly with the world’s leading orchestras, devises chamber music programmes and performs around the world as a soloist. He has won many awards for his work, including a CBE, and is one of only two living cellists featured in Gramophone‘s Hall of Fame. His Hyperion recording of the Bach Cello Suites met with universal critical acclaim and his book about the Cello Suites was published last year. He has also written two children’s books, Why Beethoven Threw the Stew and Why Handel Waggled His Wig and a commentary on Robert Schumann’s Advice to Young Musicians. In this podcast, he talks about the dangers of over-confidence and the power of doing what you love.
You can listen to the podcast here: Internationally renowned cellist Steven Isserlis on the power of doing what you love