Steven Isserlis

Steven Isserlis is an eminent concert cellist and composer. In 1998 he was awarded a CBE in recognition of his services to music. He is the author ofWhy Beethoven Threw the Stew (2001)
Writing Music: Norman Lebrecht

In a lively and good-natured session, Norman Lebrecht, novelist and one of Britain’s best known commentators on classical music, discussed with Steven Isserlis, renowned concert cellist and composer, the elusive relationship between the experience of music and the language employed to write about it.