“Mørk enthralled the
audience from the first to last note. By turns tender, introverted, fiery and
passionate, he constantly propelled us forward on this compelling epic
(Joanne Talbot, The Strad)
During the 2018/19 season engagements will include the San Francisco Symphony, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Bayerisches Staatsoper, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich. Following his appearance at the 2018 Baltic Sea Festival performing Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Cello Concerto (2016), also conducted by the composer, Truls Mørk will play the work again with the Philharmonia Orchestra under Salonen in London, and on tour to the US including the Lincoln Center in New York and CAL Performances in Berkeley. He continues to give regular recitals at major venues and festivals throughout the world. He has recently developed a collaboration with Behzod Abduraimov which will see them perform on tour in the US and Europe.
A great champion of contemporary music, Truls Mørk has given in excess of 30 premieres. These include Rautavaara’s Towards the Horizon with the BBCSymphony Orchestra/John Storgårds, Pavel Haas’ Cello Concerto with Wiener Philharmoniker/Jonathan Nott, Krzysztof Penderecki’s Concerto for Three Cellos with the NHK Symphony Orchestra/Charles Dutoit and Hafliði Hallgrímsson’s Cello Concerto, co-commissioned by the Oslo Philharmonic, Iceland Symphony and Scottish Chamber orchestras.
impressive recording output, Truls Mørk has recorded many of the great cello
concertos for labels such as Virgin Classics, EMI, Deutsche Grammophon,
Ondine, Arte Nova and Chandos many of which have won international awards
including Gramophone, Grammy, Midem and ECHOKlassik awards.