American cellist Brinton Averil Smith's performances have drawn rave reviews from around the world, praising virtuosic performances and musical ideals rooted in the golden age of string playing.
American cellist Brinton Averil Smith has been the principal cellist of the Houston Symphony since 2005, and and is also a faculty member of the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and the Aspen Music Festival.
A Lengthy Brief Narration Of How I Came To Be This Way
Welcome to the website. Out of necessity, musician's websites tend to be uncomfortably self-promoting, but every musician needs equal measures of egotism and self-loathing to stay balanced!
Alternative, Possibly Humorous, Biography
Hailed by the New Bedford Falls Daily Shopper as the cellist with the "crazy eyes and hair”, cellist Brinton Averil Smith continues to astound and puzzle audiences throughout the US and abroad.
Press Kit, Events and Acclaim
Biographies, acclaim, repertoire lists and high-res photos for downloading.
Selected Concerts and Events.
Acclaim for Brinton Smith.
Repertoire and Recital Programs
Violoncello With Orchestra
Violoncello with Orchestra Repertoire
Feuermann Tribute Recital
A selection of works championed by the great 'cellist Emanuel Feuermann, including newly reconstructed Feuermann arrangement.
Liederabend Ohne Worte Recital
A concert of works for cello and piano inspired by song.
Forgotten Beauty Recital
Beautiful and unjustly neglected works for cello and piano.
Brinton Smith And Friends...a Recital For Solo Cello
Two hours worth of notes in only an hour's worth of music!
Music Of France Recital
French is the music that turns cello into romance.
Music Of Latin America Recital
A selection of beautiful and rare works for cello and piano by the greatest Latin American composers of the 20th century.
A selection of favorite encores and short works from the last decade of recital programs
The 'Piano' Recital
One of the advantages of being married to a fabulous pianist is the ability to program a recital like this