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Charis Jenson




  • John Wilson Orchestra (Guest Co-Principal 2nd / Guest Principal 2nd)
  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - Guest No. 2
  • RTE Concert Orchestra - Guest No.2
  • Ulster Orchestra - Guest Principal 2nd
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Guest No.2 2nd Violin
  • COOL Music and LMO
  • Aurora Orchestra
  • Neue Philharmonie Frankfurt
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • London Contemporary Orchestra
  • Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Orchestra of St Pauls
  • Dmitri Ensemble
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia
  • Arensky Chamber Orchestra
  • Nevill Holt Opera
  • Winslow Hall Opera (Leader, 2016)


  • Philharmonia Orchestra, Martin Musical, Buckingham Palace (2012)
  • RCM Symphony and Opera Orchestras – incl Leader and Principal 2nd
  • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain – Co-Leader


  • Rottweil Sommersprossen Musikfestival 2017 and 2016– Brahms Sextets with Matthias Lingenfelder, Hariolf Schlichtig, Hiyoli Tagawa, Johannes Goritzki and Kirsten Jenson
  • Project Instrumental, Leader - incl Cello Unwrapped Festival, Kings Place with Hauschka and Nicolas Altstaedt: Lost, March 2017; and Late Shift at National Portrait Gallery
  • Recitals with the Alke Quartet, October/ November 2017
  • Piano trio recitals in Mainz, Germany with Uwe Zeutzheim and Kirsten Jenson
  • Aurora Orchestra, Solo Vln 2, Royal Opera House on Tour, Matt Rogers The Virtues of Things 2015
  • Brahms Double Concerto Op. 102 with Bristol Metropolitan Orchestra Nov 2015, and Cambridge Sinfonietta March 2014
  • ‘Sensing Spaces’ at Royal Academy Of Art and recorded for BBC Radio 3
  • Pol/Anglo Duo – London Chamber Music Society, King’s Place 
  • BBC Proms 2010, Proms Plus concert, broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 (Leader)
  • String quartet sessions, BBC, Sony, Clive Christian Perfumes 
  • Recitals – Inc. Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, Clarence House, National Gallery
  • The Cavell Quartet (Formerly The Delphinia Quartet, 2005 - 2009):
    • RCM String Players of the Year - Wigmore Hall
    • Cavatina Trust Recital - King's Place
    • Trondheim International Chamber Music Festival - Gabo Takasc-Nagy
    • London International String Quartet Symposium -
      RAM: Marc Johnson * Andras Keller * Christoph Richter * Thomas Riebl
    • Pro Corda 'Musical Encounters' - The Brodsky Quartet * Endellion Quartet * Wihan Quartet


  • Choir of London bursary scheme (2014 – present)
  • Royal College of Music, RCM Sparks (2009)


  •  Musicians Benevolent Fund Award (2009, 2011)
  • Countess of Munster Musical Trust Award (2009)
  •  Helen Just and Susan Connell Prize for Chamber Music (2007, 2008)
  • South Square Trust
  • Marylebone Education Fund

 ·        Royal College of Music Scholarships:

    • Sir Roger and Lady Stephanie Carr (Art Dip)
    • Leverhulme Orchestral Mentorship Award (MPerf)
    •  ABRSM (BMus)


 ·         Royal College of Music:       Artist Diploma (July 2012)

                                           Masters in Performance, Dist. (July 2011)                                                                                                                      Bachelor of Music, 1st Class Honours (July 2009)


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