British violinist Martyn Jackson was born in 1988 and has performed as a solo artist and chamber musician throughout the UK, much of Europe and the Middle East. Previous seasons have included performances of the Mendelssohn, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky Concertos and a European tour with cellist Henri Demarquette encompassing venues such as the Philharmonie and Konzerthaus in Berlin and Les Invalides in Paris.
Forthcoming engagements include the Brahms, Elgar, Prokofiev, Sibelius and Tchaikovsky Concertos. Martyn made his recital debut at the Southbank Centre’s Purcell Room last autumn, as part of the Philharmonia Orchestra Martin Musical Scholarship Fund Prize Winners’ Recital Scheme. He was also invited to perform with principal players from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in Milan and Rome.
Martyn is a selected artist on the Countess of Munster Recital Scheme 2013 and is a Concordia Foundation Artist. As an orchestral musician, Martyn has frequently served as Assistant Concertmaster of the LSO, Philharmonia Orchestra and BBC SSO. Martyn currently studies at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” Berlin with Professor Stephan Picard and is a graduate of the Royal College of Music, London where he studied with Professor Itzhak Rashkovsky. He performs on a Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume kindly on loan to him from Frau Angela Schmeink.
Martyn joined the quartet in 2016.
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