Daniel Müller-Schott

Daniel Müller-Schott is one of the most sought-after cellists in the world and can be heard on all the great international concert stages. For more than two decades now he has been enchanting audiences as an ambassador for classical music in the 21st century. The New York Times refers to his "intensive expressiveness" and describes him as a "fearless player with outstanding technique". 

Daniel Müller-Schott works regularly with internationally renowned orchestras; in the US with the orchestras in New York, Boston, Cleveland, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Los Angeles; in Europe with the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Bayrisches Staatsorchester, the Radio Orchestras from Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Leipzig and Hamburg, Copenhagen and Paris, the London Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestra, the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and the Spanish National Orchestra as well as with Sydney and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, with Tokyo’s NHK Symphony Orchestra, Taiwan’s National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. 

All over the world Daniel Müller-Schott has appeared in concert with such renowned conductors as, Thomas Dausgaard, Christoph Eschenbach, Iván Fischer, Alan Gilbert, Gustavo Gimeno, Bernard Haitink, Neeme Järvi, Dmitrij Kitajenko, Susanna Mälkki, Andris Nelsons, Gianandrea Noseda, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Kirill Petrenko, André Previn, Michael Sanderling and Krzysztof Urbański. 

In addition to performances of the great cello concertos, Daniel Müller-Schott has a special interest in discovering unknown works and extending the cello repertoire. Sir André Previn and Peter Ruzicka have both dedicated a cello concerto to him. 

Season 2018/19 includes concerts with the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, followed by concerts with Dallas Symphony Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Spanish Radio Television Symphony Orchestra. In addition to a solo recital tour to Asia, he performs in trios with Julia Fischer and Nils Mönkemeyer as well as with Baiba Skride and Xavier de Maistre. Daniel Müller-Schott is Artistic Director of the Rügen Classical Music Spring Festival 2019. 

Daniel Müller-Schott has already built up a sizeable discography. His recordings have received numerous international awards. On his current CD the cellist has recorded works by Tchaikovsky, Glasunov and Rimski-Korsakov with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and Aziz Shokhakimov. 

Daniel Müller-Schott studied under Walter Nothas, Heinrich Schiff and Steven Isserlis. He was supported personally by Anne-Sophie Mutter and received inter alia the Aida Stucki Prize as well as a year of private tuition under Mstislaw Rostropovich. 1992 Daniel Müller-Schott won the first prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians, Moscow. 

Daniel Müller-Schott plays the “Ex Shapiro” Matteo Goffriller cello, Venice in 1727. 


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