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 many years 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 technique to burn “.


Daniel Müller-Schott guests with international leading orchestras in New York, Boston, Cleveland, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Los Angeles; the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Bayrisches Staatsorchester and Münchner Philharmoniker, the Radio Orchestras from Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Leipzig, Hamburg, Copenhagen and Paris, the London Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as Sydney and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Tokyo’s NHK Symphony Orchestra, Taiwan’s National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. He has appeared worldwide in concert with such renowned conductors as Marc Albrecht, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Cristian Măcelaru, Thomas Dausgaard, Christoph Eschenbach, Iván Fischer, Alan Gilbert, Gustavo Gimeno, Manfred Honeck, Neeme Järvi, Karina Canellakis, Susanna Mälkki, Andris Nelsons, Gianandrea Noseda, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Kirill Petrenko, Michael Sanderling und Krzysztof Urbański.


In addition to performances of the great cello concertos, Daniel Müller-Schott has a special interest in discovering unknown works. Sir André Previn and Peter Ruzicka have dedicated cello concertos to him. Sebastian Currier’s “Ghost Trio” was premiered by Daniel Müller-Schott together with Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis at New York’s Carnegie. In the 21/22 season, Daniel Müller-Schott will perform with Andrés Orozco-Estrada twice with Filarmonica della Scala at George Enescu Festival and at Dvořák Festival Prague, in Germany with the Symphonieorchester Bayerischer Rundfunk. He is invited for concerts with Dallas Symphony Orchestra / Marc Albrecht and in Australia with West Australian Symphony Orchestra / Asher Fisch and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra / Fabien Gabel. Further concerts are planned with Copenhagen Philharmonic / Toshiyuki Kamioka, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra / Olli Mustonen, Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester / Sebastian Weigle and Budapest Festival Orchestra / Michel Tabachnik. As Co-Artistic Director at Vevey Spring Classic Festival 2022 he can be heard with Janine Jansen, Francesco Piemontesi, Nils Mönkemeyer and Cameristi della Scala / Wilson Hermanto.


International music festivals regularly invite Daniel Müller-Schott. In his chamber music concerts, Daniel Müller-Schott collaborates inter alia with Nicholas Angelich, Kit Armstrong, Renaud Capuçon, Xavier de Maistre, Julia Fischer, Daniel Hope, Igor Levit, Sabine Meyer, Nils Mönkemeyer, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Francesco Piemontesi, Lauma and Baiba Skride, Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, Simon Trpčeski with the Ebene Quartet. Recording for Orfeo, Müller-Schott’s extensive and award-winning discography includes his latest recording CD “Four Visions of France”. Daniel Müller-Schott studied under Walter Nothas, Heinrich Schiff and Steven Isserlis, was supported personally by Anne-Sophie Mutter and received, among other things, the Aida Stucki Prize as well as a year of private tuition under Mstislaw Rostropovich. At the age of fifteen, Daniel Müller-Schott won the first prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians in 1992 in Moscow.


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





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