Steven Isserlis

UK & European Tour – Joshua Bell & Steven Isserlis

6 January 2016 - 23 January 2016
UK, Europe

Programmes Include:

  • Dvořák Waldesruhe Op. 69 No. 5
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 8 in F major Op. 93
  • Brahms Double Concerto in A minor Op. 102
  • Schumann Violin Concerto, mv. II (codetta by Britten)



British cellist Steven Isserlis joins the Academy and Music Director Joshua Bell for performances in the UK and Europe. The two superstar soloists, both among the most celebrated chamber musicians of their era, will come together for a Brahms’ tour de force, the brilliant Double Concerto.

We sat down with Joshua and Steven ahead of the tour to talk about their artistic relationship and performing Brahms’ Double Concerto in an Academy Podcast episode, which you can listen to below:


Tour Tickets

6 January 2016
Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, UK
8 January 2016
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK
9 January 2016
Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK
10 January 2016
Usher Hall, Edinburgh, UK
16 January 2016
Graf-Zeppelin Haus, Friedrichshafen, Germany
17 January 2016
Festspielehaus St Pölten, Austria
18 January 2016
Audimax, Regensburg, Germany
20 January 2016
Tonhalle Düsseldorf, Germany
21 January 2016
Theater De Oosterpoort, Groningen, Netherlands
23 January 2016
Saffron Walden Concert Hall, Essex, UK

Image credit: Satoshi Aoyagi