Rosalind Ventris

Rosalind VentrisRosalind Ventris (viola) leads an international career as a soloist and chamber musician. As a recitalist, she has appeared at the Royal Festival Hall, Purcell Room, Wigmore Hall, Aldeburgh Festival, Slovak Philharmonic and Het Concertgebouw Kleine Zaal. She was a prizewinner at the 2013 Tertis Competition: five prizes including Yuri Bashmet’s President’s Prize. Rosalind has performed as soloist with the European Union Chamber Orchestra, Sinfonia Cymru, l’Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie and with Tasmin Little in Mozart Sinfonia Concertante.

As a chamber musician, she has collaborated with Mitsuko Uchida, Tabea Zimmermann, Garth Knox, Thomas Hoppe, the Arcanto Quartett and Gerhard Schultz at Marlboro Festival, Salzburg Festival and Beethovenhaus in Bonn. Rosalind is a member of Trio Anima and the Albion String Quartet. She is a frequent guest with the Aronowitz Ensemble and regularly attends IMS Prussia Cove Open Chamber Music. She has broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 and recorded for Delphian and Navona. The Albion Quartet’s debut discs will be released on Signum later this year. Rosalind has also been guest principal viola with the European Union Chamber Orchestra, Amsterdam Sinfonietta and Australian Chamber Orchestra. Rosalind was an International Holland Music Sessions ‘Young Master on Tour’ in 2013 and an artist in Residence at the Banff Centre in 2014. She was a Philip & Dorothy Green Making Music Award Winner and a Park Lane Group artist in 2016.

Rosalind studied with Ian Jewel, David Takeno, Kim Kashkashian, and Miguel da Silva at Cambridge University and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, where she was also a Fellow. With the Albion Quartet, she is quartet in residence at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. Rosalind looks forward to teaching at the Royal Irish Academy of Music from September 2018.

Rosalind recording with the Albion Quartet for their forthcoming Signum Records Dvorak disc