Juliet Jopling

You can hear Juliet playing solo Bach on Sunday 2nd October (SOLD OUT), Bruch with Matthew Hunt on Thursday 6th October, and with the Engegård Quartet on Wednesday 5th and Friday 7th October

Juliet Jopling studied at the Mozarteum in Salzburg with Thomas Riebl, with Ferenc Rados at the International Musicians’ Seminar at Prussia Cove, and with David Takeno while reading Economics at Trinity College, Cambridge University. As a Scholar at the Royal College of Music, Juliet was awarded Honours in her Performing Diploma in 1990. During her studies, Juliet was supported with awards from the Martin Trust, the Craxton Memorial Trust, South East
Arts, The Countess of Munster Musical Trust and the Ian Fleming Memorial Awards.

In 1992, the Martin Tr
ust awarded Juliet the Trevor Snoad Prize, and prizes from the 1997 and 2000 Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition include the Karl Doktor Prize. Juliet was a Young Concert Artist 2000 for The National Federation of Music Societies, and has been invited to perform in the Countess of Munster’s Young Artist Recital Series and for Live Music Now!

Juliet has appeared as a soloist with many orchestras, including the Philharmonia with Jan Latham Koenig, the Brandenburg Philharmonia, and the London Soloists Chamber Orchestra. Solo and chamber music broadcasts for BBC Radio 3, and radio stations throughout Europe, include a live broadcast of Walton’s Viola Concerto for Classic FM.

A passionate chamber musician, Miss Jopling was a founding member the Sándor Végh Ensemble, which had a residency in Vienna’s Musikverein, and of the Quince Quartet. Juliet founded and directed Kerry’s International Chamber Music Festival from 1998 until 2010.

Since moving to Oslo in 2004, Juliet formed the Engegård Quartet with Arvid Engegård, Atle Sponberg and Jan-Erik Gustafsson, and is Principal Viola in the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra.Miss Jopling has toured Norway with Nils Anders Mortensen, with whom she will record her first solo CD in 2011. Juliet plays on a Giuseppe Guadagnini from 1770.