THE CONSORT OF TWELVE Patrons: Paul Esswood Kate Mosse
THE CONSORT OF TWELVE                                                               Patrons: Paul Esswood                                                                        Kate Mosse

Sara Deborah Struntz (violin)

Sara Deborah Struntz made her debut in her native Germany at the age of fifteen. Since then she has been a member of many of the leading Baroque ensembes in the UK and Europe. Sara graduated from the Royal College of Music with an M.Mus. and Artist Diploma in 2007.

In 2017 Sara Deborah won the prestigious competition, the Premio Bonporti, Rovereto and also won the audience prize, playing concertos by Tartini and Bonporti.

David Pollock (Harpsichord)

David Pollock was inspired to take up the harpsichord because of a long standing love of the music of JS Bach. Since winning the Croft Early Music First Prize at the Royal Academy of Music he has appeared frequently at prestigious venues across the UK and abroad. His solo and chamber music recordings have received international critical acclaim.

Sophie Middleditch (flute and recorder)

After graduating from Lancaster University in 1995, Sophie went on to study recorder, modern and baroque flute at Trinity College of Music. She has performed widely as a soloist and chamber musician, appearing at many festivals throught the UK and has also been a member of Essex Baroque Orchestra and the Britten-Pears Baroque Orchestra. Sophie has been recorder tutor at Chichester University since 1996. Sophie formed her own Baroque period chamber group, The Parnassian Ensemble, in 1998.

Lynden Cranham (Cello)

 Lynden Cranham studied at the Royal Academy of Music and with Maurice Eisenberg at Juilliard. A keen chamber musician, she toured and broadcast in Britain and Europe with the Burnell Piano Trio. Moving to America, she taught at Cornell and toured the US and New Zealand with the Accordo Perfetto Piano Quartet. Soloist in the Elgar Concerto and the Brahms Double at Cornell, she gave regular recitals on period and modern instruments, including the US premiere of Lutosławski’s Grave: Metamorphoses for Cello and Piano. The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Steven Stucky wrote Voyages for Cello and Orchestra for her, which she premiered at Yale and in New York City. Lynden specialises in historical performance, and has recorded and toured worldwide with England’s major period orchestras, with conductors including Gardiner, Rattle and Hogwood. She performs frequently in many parts of the country as a chamber-music and continuo player, and recitalist. Lynden has recently completed a PhD at Birkbeck, University of London, on the topic of music in 19th-century London. 


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