Book this PlayerBack to Search

Sophie Langdon

Violin

One of Britain's leading violinists

 “Sophie Langdon is a most gifted natural artist” Daily Telegraph

ORCHESTRAL LEADING    

  • Ulster Orchestra
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • London Mozart Players
  • Brighton Philharmonic
  • Bath Philharmonia
  • Orchestra of St. John’s - Guest leading
  • Merriman Concert Orchestra
  • National Theatre – Candide – leader & solo violin
  • Ambache Chamber Orchestra – Leader & director
  • Academy of London
  • Contemporary Chamber Orchestra

ORCHESTRAL

  • CBSO - co-principal
  • Ulster Orchestra - co-principal
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Composers’ Ensemble

SESSIONS

  • London Metropolitan Orchestra
  • London Musicians Orchestra
  • Isobel Griffiths
  • Anne Morfee
  • Gavyn Wright
  • London Telefilmonic Orchestra
  • Films, TV, albums and jingles

ENSEMBLES

  • Fourth Dimension String Quartet
  • Lontano
  • Music Projects
  • The Composers’ Ensemble
  • Trio Zingara
  • Jeux
  • Aquarius
  • Bath Philharmonia Sextet
  • Divertimenti
  • Fibonacci Sequence

CONCERTO PERFORMANCES & RECORDINGS

  • BBC Philharmonic - Ethyl Smyth concerto for Violin and Horn – Chandos CD
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra - Shostakovich Violin Concerto No.2 – studio recording
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales – Holmboe Violin Concerto – studio recording
  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra – Denisov Partita
  • Berlin Radio Orchestra – Beethoven Triple Concerto
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Beethoven Triple Concerto
  • Almeida Festival – Schnittke Violin Concerto No.4
  • Spitalfields Festival – Kurt Weill Violin Concerto
  • Brighton Festival – Berg Violin Concerto
  • Berlin and Brighton Festival – Berg Chamber Concerto
  • St John’s, Smith Square – Stravinsky Violin Concerto

DISCOGRAPHY

  • Chandos – Ethyl Smyth Concerto for Violin and Horn
  • ASV Goldmark string quartet and quintet – Fourth Dimension String Quartet
    •  “quartet playing of real distinction” – the Gramophone
  • Naxos – two volumes of the complete violin and harp music by Spohr
  • IMP – Mozart piano and oboe quartets – Ambache Chamber Ensemble
  • Carlton Classics – Ferrenc nonet – Ambache Chamber Ensemble

 TEACHING

  • Royal Academy of Music – professor of violin (1990 - )
  • Trinity College of Music – professor of violin (1982 – 1995)
  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama Junior Department (1981-1986)
  • Cranleigh School, Surrey – Head of Strings (2002 - )
  • Chethams’ School, Manchester (1988 – 1990)
  • Menuhin School (1996 – 1997)

EDUCATION

  • Royal Academy of Music – David Martin and Carmel Kaine
  • Juilliard School, New York - Ivan Galamian and Jaime Laredo
  • Curtis Institute, Philadelphia – Ivan Galamian and Jaime Laredo
  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama – Gyorgy Pauk

The information contained in this CV is provided by the client of MAS.
MAS takes no responsibility for its accuracy.

Instruments
Violin