^ Back to Top
^ Back to Discography
Classical Music Home

Welcome to Naxos Records

Email Password  
Not a subscriber yet?  
Keyword Search
 in   

BRINTON AVERIL SMITH  



Cellist Brinton Averil Smith’s performances have been lauded by reviews praising his virtuosity and musical ideas rooted in the golden age of string playing. His debut recording of Rózsa’s Cello Concerto received international acclaim, while his recording of Fauré chamber music with Gil Shaham was chosen by multiple reviewers as one of the year’s best.

Smith’s broadcast performances include CBS Sunday Morning and NPR’s Performance Today and Symphonycast, while his live youtube performances of unusual cello works and virtuosic transcriptions have been viewed over one million times.

Smith has been the principal cellist of the Houston Symphony since 2005 and is also a faculty member of the Shepherd School of Music and the Aspen Music Festival. At age 10, Smith was admitted part-time to Arizona State University where he completed a BA in mathematics at age 17. He received his master’s and doctoral degrees from Juilliard, studying with Zara Nelsova and writing on the playing of Emanuel Feuermann.

For more information, visit www.brintonaverilsmith.com.

View by Role: Classical Artist | Arranger
Role: Classical Artist 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
Role: Arranger 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 




 
 
  View Albums
 
 


For picture licensing, please contact customer service.



Naxos Records, a member of the Naxos Music Group