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Biography

Cello

In the 2019–20 season, cellist Daniel Müller-Schott is Museum Soloist of the Museum Society Frankfurt with six performances, including a concert with the Frankfurt Museum Orchestra under Giancarlo Guerrero. He also performs with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic, Danish National Symphony, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Welsh National Opera Orchestra, Tonkünstler Orchestra, Dresden Philharmonic, Seattle Symphony, NCPA Orchestra in China, New Japan Philharmonic, and the Seoul Philharmonic.

Chamber music is an important part of Mr. Müller-Schott’s music making. In addition to playing with Anne-Sophie Mutter & Friends in an extended orchestra and chamber music tour in Europe, Asia, and the US in celebration of Beethoven’s anniversary year in 2020, he can be seen in different chamber music constellations with Kit Armstrong, Bertrand Chamayou, Sabine Meyer, Olli Mustonen, Francesco Piemontesi, Simon Trpčeski, as well as the Aris Quartet and Quatuor Modigliani in festivals including the Schubertiade, Heidelberg Spring, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival, and venues such as Tonhalle Düsseldorf, Louvre Paris, and Wigmore Hall London.

Mr. Müller-Schott’s latest recording for the Orfeo label features works by R. Strauss with pianist Herbert Schuch and Don Quixote with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Andrew Davis. Future releases include the solo cello disc #CelloUnlimited, which contains twentieth and twenty-first century works for cello solo, as well as the Beethoven-Jubilee-Box by Deutsche Grammophon, which features his recording of late Beethoven works with Daniel Hope & Friends.

Mr. Müller-Schott received the 2013 Aida Stucki Award and received sponsorship from the Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation. He was taught by Mstislav Rostropovich, Walter Nothas, Heinrich Schiff, and Steven Isserlis. In 1992, he won first prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition, Moscow. Mr. Müller-Schott plays the 1727 “Ex Shapiro” Matteo Goffriller cello.