attended the Royal Academy of Music in London
and the Royal
of Music and Drama.
He spent some
time in the States in the 1990s, where he was a teaching assistant at Louisiana State University
and became a member of the Amernet String Quartet. They took home gold at the Tokyo
International Chamber Music Competition in 1992 and became the
quartet-in-residence at Cincinnati
College’s Conservatory of
Music, in addition to touring in Australia
In 1996, he
returned to England
and became the sub-principal violist with the London Symphony
Orchestra. Other groups with
whom he has worked include the European Union Youth Orchestra and the
London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Members of the
LPO including Malcolm gave a recital at Wigmore
Hall on 10th June 2009.
Their program comprised excerpts from “Duos (44) for Two
Violins, SZ 98/BB 104” by Bela Bartok, “Grand
Sextet for Piano and Strings in E flat major (Gran sestetto
originale)” by Mikhail Glinka, “Quartet
for Flute and Strings No. 1 in D major, K. 285” by Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart, and “Sextet for Strings in A major, Op. 48/B 80” by Antonin Dvorak.
July 2009, he was one of five LSO musicians to participate in the City of London Festival at Liverpool Street Station where they
performed music of the British Isles,
including a cracker version of “Toss the Feathers”.
presented an all-Mahler concert at Lincoln Center
on 27th February 2011 which featured the Austrian master’s
“Adagio” from “Symphony No. 10 in F sharp minor”
and “Symphony No. 9 in D major”.
February 2012, they delivered the European premiere of Andre Previn’s “Concerto for Violin, Viola and
Orchestra” with soloists Yuri Bashmet and
Anne-Sophie Mutter, with the composer conducting. It was sandwiched between Aaron
Spring—Suite” and John Harbison’s
“Symphony No. 3”.
pianist John Alley and clarinetist Chi-Yu
Mo entertained in Jerwood Hall at LSO St. Luke’s on 25th
May 2012 when they interpreted selections from Max Bruch’s catalogue
as well as Mozart’s “Kegelstatt Trio”.
June 2012, John and Malcolm joined forces with cellist Daniel Gardner, double
bassist Tom Goodman and violinist Rhys Watkins in the same venue for a
rendition of Franz Schubert’s “Trout Quintet”.
which Malcolm appears include: Bach to Brubeck, The Dust Bowl Symphony, Holst:
The Planets, John
Adams: A Flowering Tree, Music of Hope and Symphony No. 1 Inspired by The Lord of
the Rings by Johan de Meij with the LSO; Fresh Aire 8
by Mannheim Steamroller; Ideale: Songs of Paolo Tosti
by Ben Heppner; Morton Subotnick:
And the Butterflies Begin to Sing with the Amernet
String Quartet; Slideling
by Ian McCulloch; and the soundtrack of The
Tillman Story, with music by Philip Sheppard.