Violinist Charlie Lovell-Jones debuted at a sold-out Royal Festival Hall aged 15. He has since soloed with major orchestras across the UK, Ireland, and Japan, broadcasting on radio and television.
As leader of the Sinfonia of London, he has garnered critical acclaim from Classic FM and Gramophone. Lovell-Jones has competed and won prizes in many major national and international competitions. Charlie studied at Oxford University and the Royal Academy of Music, earning their highest scholarships and graduation prizes. He studied for over 10 years with Rodney Friend MBE, and now studies at the Yale School of Music with Augustin Hadelich. He has enjoyed masterclasses with violinists including Ida Haendel, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Vadim Repin, Menahem Praessler, Pinchas Zukerman, James Ehnes and Leonidas Kavakos. He won the Hattori Foundation, Harriet Cohen, John Fussell, Drake Calleja and Countess of Munster Trusts’ awards. Charlie is enjoying a very busy concert season. As a J&A Beare Violin Society Artist, he plays a fine 1777 G. B. Guadagnini violin from a generous benefactor.