Truls Mork

Truls Mørk’s compelling performances, combining fierce intensity, integrity and grace, have established him as one of the pre-eminent cellists of our time.

Truls Mørk is a celebrated artist who performs with the most distinguished orchestras including the Orchestre de Paris, Berliner Philharmoniker, Wiener Philharmoniker, Concertgebouworkest, Münchner Philharmoniker, Philharmonia and London Philharmonic orchestras and Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. In North America he has appeared with New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia and Cleveland orchestras, Boston Symphony Orchestra and Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor collaborations include Esa-Pekka Salonen, David Zinman, Manfred Honeck, Gustavo Dudamel, Sir Simon Rattle, Kent Nagano, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Christoph Eschenbach, amongst others.

The Season 2022/23 sees engagements with the New York Philharmonic and The Cleveland Orchestra under Klaus Mäkelä, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra with Stanislav Kochanovsky, Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Tabitha Bergund, on tour with Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen under Elim Chan which will include the Vienna’s Musikverein, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin with Vladimir Jurowski, concerts in Spain with the Royal Philharmonic and Vasily Petrenko. Truls Mørk will be Artist in Residence at the 2022 Dvořák Festival, where he will perform with the Münchner Philharmoniker under Myung-Whun Chung.

A great champion of contemporary music, Truls Mørk has given in excess of 30 premieres. In the 2019/20 season, he premiered Victoria Borisova-Ollas’ cello concerto Oh Giselle, Remember Me, commissioned by the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra – where he was Artist in Residence, as well as Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony, and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. He has also given highly successful performances of Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Cello Concerto, conducted by the composer at the Royal Festival Hall, Lincoln Center and the Festival d’Aix en Provence. In collaboration with Klaus Mäkelä, he performed the Salonen Cello Concerto with Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra.