Ruth Palmer

Award winning violinist Ruth Palmer has performed throughout Europe to critical acclaim. Applauded for her intense physical performances, deeply sonorous sound and championing of new music, Ruth brings glamour and engagement to the concert stage. She has performed with numerous professional orchestras and ensembles in many venues including the Wigmore Hall, the Purcell Room and the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Applauded for her intense physical performances and championing of new music, Ruth not only performs on the concert platform but also frequently works with dancers and filmmakers. 2005 sees Ruth filming a television documentary on Antonio Stradivarius, directed by Tim Meara, as well as appearances at the Edinburgh Festival. Ruth is a member of the Vermeer Piano Trio; in 2005 the trio will be preparing the Beethoven Triple Concerto with Kurt Masur. Next season Ruth will be recording a CD of Shostakovich due to be released in 2006.

Ruth is the Mills Williams Junior Fellow at the Royal College of Music for 2004-05 and will be the Ritterman Junior Fellow for 2005-06.

"Strident, shocking, imperious and beautiful, this was a riveting performance" Anna Picard, The Independent

"One of the most gifted and musical players of her generation" Raphael Wallfisch