who began performing at four years of age and attended the Royal Academy of
Music in London, England. His teachers included Zakhar Bron, Ida Haendel, Jean Harvey, Maurice Hasson,
Anne Sophie Mutter, and Gerald Poulet.
2003, he and pianist Simon Hester interpreted “Violin Sonata No. 3”
by Johannes Brahms and “Zapateado” by
Pablo de Sarasate at the Manoel
Theatre in Malta.
He was the
featured soloist with the London Concert Orchestra in a performance of the “Violin
Concerto” by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky in
December of 2004.
In May of 2005,
he performed similar duties with the London Symphony Orchestra when they
gave the world premiere of Huw Watkins’ “London
He was front
and center again in December of 2005 when he played the “Violin
Concerto” of Max Bruch with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the
In July of
2006, he teamed up with the Municipal Orchestra of Venezuela for a concert
that featured “Violin Concerto No. 2” by Henryk
He and cellist
Tim Hugh joined forces with the LSO in July of 2007 for the “Double
Concerto” of Brahms at the Daytona Beach International Festival.
of 2007, he reprised this work with Michal Kanka
and the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
the world premiere of Patrick Doyle’s “Violin Concerto” (“Rosalind”)
with the LSO at Royal Albert Hall in October of 2007.
2009, he was the guest soloist of the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra as they
interpreted the “Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53” of Antonin Dvorak at the Mediterranean
He and the
aforementioned Simon Hester returned to the Manoel
Theatre on 14th April 2009.
Their recital included “Sonata in F” by Felix
Mendelssohn, “Violin Sonata in A” by Cesar Franck and “Violin
Sonata in A major, K. 305” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
July 2010, they reunited at the Malta Arts Festival for a program that
comprised “Jota Aragonesa, Op. 26” by
Sarasate, “Polonaise Brilliante
No. 2 in A major, Op. 21” by Wieniawski, “Sonata
in E major, Op. 1, No. 15” by George Frideric
Handel, “Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30, No. 2” by Ludwig van
Beethoven, “Sonata No. 2 in G major, Op. 13” by Edvard Grieg and “Sonatensatz
in C minor” by Brahms.
back with the Malta Philharmonic on 13th January 2012 for “Concerto
in F sharp minor, Op. 14” by Wieniawski, “Overture,
H. 345” by Bohuslav Martinu
and “Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88” by Dvorak.
June 2012, he and cellist Peter Adams and pianist Marios
Papadopoulos performed Beethoven’s “Triple Concerto in C major”
with the Oxford Philomusica.
which he appears include his own Bravura
and Violin Extravaganza, Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 and Dvorak: Requiem with the London
Philharmonic, and Holst:
The Planets, Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 24 &
25/Rondo in A major and Tolga Kashif: The
Genesis Suite with the LSO.
He can also be
heard on the soundtracks of Around
the World in 80 Days, As You Like
It, Cheri, Coco Before Chanel, Copying Beethoven, Eragon, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,
Part 1, Harry Potter and the
Deathly Hallows, Part 2, Joyeux Noel, The King’s Speech, The Last Legion, The Queen, River Queen, Seed of
Chucky, Tamara Drewe, Thor,
The Tree of Life, and Wah Wah.