Brian Thornton is a musician of many interests. As cellist and conductor, he has performed in hundreds of venues across the world, from The White House in Washington,D.C., to the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. He has performed as soloist with over 30 orchestras, and conducts his own ensemble located in Solon, Ohio. Brian has premiered over 100 new works, either as a soloist or in chamber ensembles. Evenings are spent performing with the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra, where he has been in the cello section for 19 years.
In this Live from KeyBank Studio session, Brian shares news about the Lev Aronson Festival, which he founded, and performs works by Bach and Paganini.