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Andrade, Levine (1954-20th November 2018)

He was a violist and violinist born in Bombay, India, and living in England from the time he was 9 years old.

He was featured in the BBC documentary Life of a Child when he was studying at the Yehudi Menuhin School and later won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music.

He joined the Arditti Quartet while still at the Royal Academy and with them he performed at many international music festivals. He gave numerous performances as a soloist, and gave the world premiere of “Capriccio for solo viola” by Krystof Penderecki on Polish television.

He appeared on several recordings with artists including the Arditti Quartet , the London Sinfonietta and the Fong Naam Ensemble from Thailand. His film performances were as a first violinist in Golemata Voda, a music contractor in The Mystery of Edwin Drood and a violist in Chatarra.

He died on 20th November 2018 when he was 64 years old.