JEREMY ISAAC

Jeremy started learning the violin at the age of five. He was awarded a place at the Royal College of Music Junior Department where he received the Constance Farrington prize and went on to study at the Royal College of Music with Professor Rodney Friend winning the Helen Just and Susan Connell prize.

Jeremy is a member of the Tippett Quartet with whom he has given recitals throughout the UK and Europe as well as recording for Naxos and EMI. As a member of the Tippett Quartet, he performs regularly at the Wigmore Hall, Kings Place, Purcell Room, on BBC Radio 3 and has appeared at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Royal Opera House, Bridgewater Hall, The Sage Gateshead and at the BBC Proms.

In 2012 he was the leader for the Hallé Orchestra’s Production of Leonard Bernstein’s Wonderful Town and was also a featured soloist in Howard Goodall’s BBC Two documentary of the “Story of Music”. In 2013 he was the leader for the National Theatre production of Alan Bennett’s play “Untold Stories” with music by George Fenton at the Duchess Theatre.

Jeremy frequently works with the English Chamber Orchestra – recording, broadcasting and touring. He has been guest principal with the ECO, ENO, City of London Sinfonia, English Sinfonia and City of London Philharmonic. He also regularly plays with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and London Symphony Orchestra Discovery Projects and the ECO Chamber Ensemble.

Jeremy has recorded many film and TV soundtracks like Harry Potter, Atonement and Downton Abbey. He performed for the 40th Anniversary of Monty Python’s “Not the Messiah” and the 25th anniversary of “Phantom of the Opera”.

Jeremy teaches at the Royal Academy of Music, London having previously taught at the Royal College of Music for 10 years. He is a regular visitor to Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, Imperial College and Royal Holloway University London to give masterclasses and chamber music coaching.

He plays a Joseph Gagliano violin made in 1785.

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Jeremy Isaac – violin

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