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Antonia Kesel



  • Founding member of Trio Derazey (Formerly Jorgensen Trio).  Regular performers at St Johns Smith Square, St Martin-In-The-Fields, Colston Hall, the Norfolk and Norwich festival and Oslo Opera House, Dartington Summer School and IMS Prussia Cove. RAM CAVATINA chamber music fellows (2016) and recipients of the Jacob Barnes Scholarship award (2012) at the Royal Academy of Music.  The Trio’s CD ‘Colour of Blossoms’ can be found on iTunes, Spotify or Amazon.

  • Prizes and competitions include St-Martin-in-the-?eld’s (1st prize 2015), Malta IMC (1st prize 2015), ROSL (2017 ?nalists), Harry Isaacs @ RAM (winner 2012), Craxton @ RAM (winner 2013), Elias Fawcett UK intercollegiate chamber music prize (2014).


  • Solo performances include the Mendelssohn Concerto with London Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Brahms Double Concerto with LSE Symphony Orchestra and Beethoven Romances with St Johns Chamber Orchestra; Solo Recitals include Brunel University, Old Bluecoat School and Dukes Hall RAM; In January 2018 Antonia will return to the St Johns Chamber Orchestra to perform Mozarts Sinfonia Concertante.

  • Quartet player for Mendelssohn on Mull Festival and for their showcase tour of Scotland and the Borders. Violinist in Contemporary Ensemble X.Y

  • Toured Russia and Italy as leader of Owen Murray Accordion & String Quartet contemporary ensemble


  • London Concert & Mozart Festival Orchestras, Aurora Orchestra, Marylebone Camerata, Brandenburg Sinfonia and Orchestra Nova.  Sessions for Hilary Skewes.  Pop bands include ‘We Are The Ocean’ & ‘Bring Me The Horizon. Regular guest leader for Choral Society Concerts around the UK.


Royal Academy of Music     
BMus with First Class Honours: violin: Jack Liebeck,
Chamber music: Levon Chilingirian and Ian Brown.
Masterclasses with Menahem Pressler, Olivier Charlier,
Katherine Stott, Robert Cohen, Raphael Wall?sch and Thomas Adès

 2009-2011Purcell School
A Levels: Music (A), French (B) English Lit. (B) violin studies with Evgeny Grach

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Jørgensen Trio