Born in Spain, the cellist studied in Oviedo, Chicago, Vienna and Graz. Luis Zorita made a name for himself with his interpretations of great cello concertos of world literature and with engagements at renowned ensembles such as the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and the Camerata Salzburg.
About the artist
Solo cellist and enthusiastic chamber musician
Born in Leon, Spain, Luis Zorita studied in Oviedo, Chicago, Vienna and Graz. He has won numerous competitions and played with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, the Camerata Salzburg, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.
As a soloist, he has performed with numerous major orchestras in important cultural centres in Spain, as well as in Chicago, London, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Graz and Vienna, where he has interpreted the great cello concertos of world literature.
He is also a member of the Merlin Ensemble and has been a cellist with the Kreisler Trio since 2007. Future projects include concerts with soloists of the Vienna Philharmonic, a CD project with the Hugo Wolf Quartet as well as master classes and solo concerts in Ukraine, Denmark and Germany.
Luis Zorita plays a cello by Giovanni Baptista Roggeri from 1675.