Steven Isserlis's trench cello encores

Steven isselis with the trench cello photo credit jens braun

In 2014, when violin dealer Charles Beare introduced Steven Isserlis to a ‘box cello’ played in the trenches of the First World War, there was an instant connection. Isserlis has now recorded wartime works on the humble ‘holiday’ instrument, as he tells Kimon Daltas

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