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Judith Templeman (Violin) Profile

Judith's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: Academy of St Martin In The Fields, BBC Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Halle Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, New London Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Southern Sinfonia.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Royal Opera House Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Baroque/Classical): Orchestra Revolutionnaire et Romantique, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Bernardi Chamber Ensemble, City of London Sinfonia, English Chamber Orchestra, London Chamber Orchestra, London Concertante, London Sinfonietta, Milton Keynes City Orchestra, Sinfonia ViVA, Thames Chamber Orchestra.
  • Sessions: Cool Music Ltd, English Session Orchestra, Isobel Griffiths.

other items of interest …

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.


Graduate studies

Royal Northern College of Music (1995 - 1999), where she gained a First Class Honours Degree, and the Juilliard School.

Prizes and Awards

  • Fulbright Scholarship to study at the Juilliard School
  • English speaking Union Scholarship - Tanglewood Music Centre
  • Countess of Munster Musical Trust - Star Award
  • Ian Fleming Charitable Trust Award
  • Morgenstern Award Winner at the Shell/LSO Competition
  • Eric Nicholson and Ernest Newman prizes for violin (RNCM)
  • Granada Prize (RNCM, first ever recipient)


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 28th Mar 2019


Judith Templeman (Violin) Profile

JUDITH Templeman Sample Repertoire

    Recital Programme 1:
  • Mozart Sonata in E minor K. 304
  • Charlotte Bray (New commission)
  • Brahms Sonata in A op.100

    Recital Programme 2:
  • Beethoven Sonata in C minor op.30 no.2
  • Ysaye Poeme Elegiaque op.12
  • Ravel Sonata
  • Elgar Salut D'Amour
  • Sarasate Introduction Tarantella op.43

    Recital Programme 3:
  • Bach B minor Partita, 2 movements
  • Huw Watkins Sonata
  • Prokofiev Sonata in D major op.94b
  • Ravel Tzigane

  • Biber Mystery Sonata
  • Beethoven E flat, C minor, G
  • Brahms G, A and Sonatensatz
  • Corelli No. 5
  • Debussy
  • Delius No.3
  • Dvorak Sonatine
  • Elgar
  • Faure
  • Franck
  • Handel F&A
  • Mozart A&E minor
  • Paganini No.5
  • Prokofiev D
  • Ravel
  • Schubert Duo in A
  • Strauss
  • Huw Watkins
  • Walton

    Solo Sonatas:
  • Bach G minor, A minor, D minor and Chaconne
  • Ysaye No.3
  • Paganini Caprices 5, 16, 20, 24

  • Bach Double A minor
  • Beethoven
  • Brahms
  • Bruch
  • Elgar
  • Mendelssohn
  • Mozart A&G
  • Prokofiev No.1
  • Syzmanovski No.2
  • Tchaikovsky

  • Beethoven Romance in F
  • Brahms Hungarian Dance no.5
  • Bloch Nigun
  • Bruch Romance
  • Elliott Carter Riconoscenza
  • Chausson Poeme
  • De Falla Spanish Dance
  • Elgar La Capricieuse and Salut d'amour
  • Gershwin Porgy and Bess selection
  • Handel-Halvorsen Passacaglia
  • Kriesler Sicilienne and Rigaudon
    Praeludium and Allegro
    Variations on a theme by Corelli
    Tambourin Chinois
  • Martinu Five Madrigal Stanzas
  • Massenet Meditation
  • Milhaud Le Printemps
  • Monty Czardas
  • Novacek Moto Perpetuo
  • Paganini Cantabile
  • Ravel Tzigane
  • Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
  • Sarasate Romanza Andaluza
    Introduction and Tarantella
  • Smetana Aus de Heimat
  • Suk Appassionato
  • Wieniawski Caprice in A minor and Introduction Tarantella
  • Ysaye Poeme Elegiaque


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