Leading the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the City of London Sinfonia. She held the position of co-section leader second violin in the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra from 2003-2006, also sitting deputy leader when required. Judith plays regularly with orchestras such as the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Stockholm Philharmonic as principal 2nd violin, as well as the Britten Sinfonia, London Symphony Orchestra and London Philharmonic.
Other engagements include work with the English Baroque Soloists under Sir John Eliot Gardiner, playing principal 2nd violin with the Halle Orchestra and a BBC Prom with the Britten Sinfonia. She has appeared as guest leader of the Ulster Orchestra, plays regularly with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Daniel Harding, and most recently the Lucerne Festival Orchestra under Claudio Abbado.
As a soloist Judith has been involved in many recital series including the Barber Insitute, the Walton Centenary, the Southwark Cathedral and the Sunday Morning at Seiji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood Festival. Her concerto and recital performances have taken to around the world to Japan, Frankfurt and New York.
As a chamber musician Judith performed regularly in the CBSO's Centre Stage series of chamber concerts at the CBSO Centre in Birmingham, performing Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time with pianist Steven Osborne, and many times with Sakari Oramo playing violin. Judith also performs frequently with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, most notably leading a performance of Dave Douglas 'Blue Latitudes' at St. Luke's, broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
Royal Northern College of Music (1995 - 1999), where she gained a First Class Honours Degree, and the Juilliard School.
Prizes and Awards
Dorothy Delay, Naoko Tanaka, and Richard Deakin.
Baroque/Classical Teachers: Andrew Manze, Polly Nobes, and Simon Standage.
Masterclasses: Judith has participated in masterclasses with Thomas Brandis, Franco Gulli, Malcolm Lowe, Mauricio Fuks and Tasmin Little. She has also had chamber music masterclasses with the Vermeer, Lindsay, Chilingrian and Fitzwilliam Quartets
Coaching: Judith has received chamber music coaching from Yo-Yo Ma and Peter Serkin at the Tanglewood Music Centre, USA.
Judith joined Morgensterns in September 2000
Judith's web profile was last updated 8th Feb 2019