Photos from the final of the St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Music Competition 2019. The finalists were: The Brompton QuartetThe Bloomsbury QuartetPocket Sinfonia Also performing were the Amanzi Quartet, winners of the Audience Prize in the 2018 competition.
Alfred Brendel coaches the Albion String Quartet and the Gildas Quartet in King’s Place Hall One.
Artistic Director of the Brandenburg Choral Festival Bob Porter conducting some audience carols at the Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy. The Autumn Series has wrapped up for now but the Festival returns on the 29th December: when the full schedule is available it’ll be online here.
Cellist Ralph Kirshbaum works with young musicians at a ChamberStudio workshop. Here’s Ralph with The Jubilee String Quartet who I first photographed at the St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Music Competition a few years ago. I started photographing early that day and caught the end of their rehearsal – it was immediately clear just …