“Passion, precision, warmth, a gold blend: these are the trademarks of this excellent Israeli string quartet.” Such was theNew York Times’ impression of the Jerusalem Quartet. Since the ensemble’s founding in 1993 and subsequent 1996 debut, the four Israeli musicians have embarked on a journey of growth and maturation. This journey has resulted in a…

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His sensational technique, deep musicality, wide range of interest have made Dénes Várjon one of the most exciting and highly regarded participants of international musical life. He is a universal musician: excellent soloist, first-class chamber musician, artistic leader of festivals and highly sought after piano pedagogue. Widely considered as one of the greatest chamber musicians,…

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British violinist Anthony Marwood is known worldwide as an artist of exceptional expressive force. His energetic and collaborative nature places him in great demand as soloist/director with orchestras worldwide. He is Principal Artistic Partner of the celebrated Canadian chamber orchestra, Les Violons du Roy, a post he took up in 2015. In the 16/17 season,…

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We are very excited to announce that Canadian violinist Nikki Chooi will be joining us for the 2019 Festival. Nikki comes through our association with the Michael Hill Violin Competition, and was the 2013 winner. Well accomplished across concerts and recitals, Nikki is clearly passionate about chamber music, having performed in many international festivals and…

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James Crabb’s acclaimed London debut in the Park Lane Group series at the Purcell Room in 1992 catapulted him to the international concert platform. Since then, he has performed worldwide, pioneering the classical accordion. He has appeared at festivals including Edinburgh, the London Proms, Belfast, Lucerne, Sydney Millennium, Cheltenham, Aldeburgh, Kuhmo, Brisbane Biennale, ISCM World…

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