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Emmanuel Bach, Violin
Emmanuel Bach won the 2018 Royal Over-Seas League String Competition and was an Artist on the Countess of Munster Recital Scheme, 2017–20.
He has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at venues such as Wigmore Hall, St George’s Bristol, St Martin-in-the Fields, St James’s Piccadilly and Queen Elizabeth Hall. Emmanuel has played concertos including Brahms, Mendelssohn, Paganini No.1 and Tchaikovsky. In 2017, he played in a live-streamed masterclass conducted by Maxim Vengerov, on the Brahms Concerto. He was invited to play as a co-soloist with Anne-Sophie Mutter in Bach’s Double Concerto.
As a chamber musician, he was a Fellow on the Yale Summer School 2016, USA, working with the Artis, Brentano and Emerson String Quartets. From 2013-15, he held a Leverhulme Fellowship at Pro Corda Chamber Music Academy, coaching young musicians. He also lead the Bach Quartet, whose performances include playing on Radio 3 Music Day 2017.
He has benefitted from masterclasses with musicians including Miriam Fried, Dong-Suk Kang, Shlomo Mintz, Cho-Liang Lin and Hugh Maguire. He also attended the Academié Riviera 2018 with Pierre Amoyal.
Emmanuel read Music at Magdalen College, Oxford, gaining a double First. He studied with Natasha Boyarsky, receiving his Masters from the Royal College of Music. He completed an Artist Diploma in 2018 at the RCM with Radu Blidar. Alongside solo and chamber playing, he played on orchestral schemes with the BBC and London Symphony Orchestras. He is grateful for support from the RCM, HR Taylor Trust, Drapers’ Company, Countess of Munster Musical Trust, English-Speaking Union and Tompkins Tate Trust.