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Steven’s latest news

2017 ‘Wigmore Hall’ Accolade

It has been announced that Steven has been awarded the 2017 Wigmore Medal – in recognition of his long-standing relationship with London’s Wigmore Hall. Read more…

Dresden Festival award

Steven awarded Dresden Festival ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award. He will donate the €25,000 prize to musical educational institutions. Read more…


For the Love of Brahms

Steven is joined by violinist Joshua Bell, pianist Jeremy Denk and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields in a landmark joint recording. Read more…

Robert Schumann’s Advice to Young Musicians: Revisited by Steven Isserlis

Steven’s new book is Book Choice in BBC Music Magazine and was included in The Financial Times and JDCMB Books of the Year.
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