Janice Graham studied at the Purcell School, the Guildhall and the Juilliard School, won scholarships to study at Tanglewood and in 1990 was the Gold Medal Winner of the LSO/Shell competition. She was leader of BBCNOW, with whom she performed the Mendelssohn and Nielsen concertos, and assistant leader of the LSO, participating in its Barbican chamber series with Bashmet and Previn.
She has appeared as guest leader with most of the UK’s leading opera and symphony orchestras, and is Artistic Director of the English Sinfonia. Her work has also embraced many other areas, from contemporary music to chamber music, as well as leading for many film soundtracks. Recordings include Dohnányi’s Second Violin Concerto (ASV), Delius’s First and Second Violin Sonatas and Walton’s Sonata (EMI) and Holst’s solo violin works (Naxos).
Last updated: 14th March 2016