for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

Steven Isserlis

last wednesday morning (january 29th), 10.15-10.24am, on bbc radio 4
midweek includes …

Steven Isserlis is the renowned cellist, writer and teacher who performs with orchestras around the world. Steven and his sisters have released Julius Isserlis: Piano Music featuring newly discovered work by their Russian Jewish grandfather – pianist and composer Julius Isserlis.
Julius, who was a contemporary of Rachmaninov and Scriabin, fled Communist Russia in 1922 and in 1938 escaped from Vienna which was in the grip of the Nazis.”

(if you missed it, available from 0:15:00 at


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