Joy Lisney
Joy Lisney - cellist

"… playing with an aplomb and rapport, a definition and vitality, an insight and ardour that many cellists better known and more experienced would do well to honour."
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Joy Lisney is one of the most exciting young musicians to emerge in recent years in a career combining the cello with composition and conducting. Her early promise was highlighted by Carlton Television when they chose her, at the age of six, as a possible high achiever of the twenty-first century.

She has since fulfilled expectations with a distinguished international career, launched by a debut series of two concerts at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw in 2012.

In May 2017 Cambridge University Chamber Orchestra gave the premiere of her most recent work, Thread of the Infinite - click here to listen.

In 2012 she recorded of a disc of Chopin, Vriend and Lutoslawski at the Leipzig Gewandhaus - listen to sample tracks >.

Joy plays on a Seraphin violoncello generously lent by Beare Violins and is supported by the Hattori Foundation.

Read Joy's full biography >.


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