On July 1, Mathilde won the inaugural Aurora Music Competition held in Mariestad, Sweden. She competed against pianists, violists and cellists to win the First Prize as well as the Audience Prize! The jury was chaired by violinist and director Gordan Nikolic.
Very excited to be invited to play as guest violinist with the wonderful Aronowitz Ensemble - http://www.aronowitzensemble.co.uk/ - in Leicester on March 22nd. Progframe includes Schubert B flat String Trio and Brahms A major Piano Quartet with Tom Poster (piano), Guy Johnston (cello) and Simone van der Giessen (viola)
Had a wonderful time playing on BBC Radio 3's 'In Tune', presented by Katie Derham. Movements of Janacek and Strauss violin sonatas and chatting about my recital at SJSS on 7th Jan!
Review from my performance at the Young Artist Showcase at St John's Smith Square, September 17th, 2017 -
"...bringing perfect intonation and some beautiful shaping and colouring...comprehensively nailing each new stylistic and emotional universe as she went."
I recently performed Schubert's Rondo in A major for Violin and Strings at Festival Musikdorf Ernen (Switzerland) with the Festival Orchestra, and was thrilled to see a great review on Bachtrack. See the link below
On July 5th I graduated with a First Class Honours Bachelor degree from the Royal Academy of Music in London! I was so happy to also be awarded the prestigious Regency Award for notable achievement, the Louise Child Memorial Prize for highest BMus Graduand, the Marjorie Heyward Fund for highest Violin Graduate and the John Mundy Gift.
Pictured below with my professor throughout my four years at RAM - the wonderful Gyorgy Pauk.
I was honoured to be asked to perform Arvo Pärt's 'Fratres' at St John's Smith Square on 01.07.17, with the composer himself in the audience!
Mathilde has received a generous scholarship from the Countess of Munster Trust that will go towards funding her postgraduate studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München with Professor Mi-kyung Lee.
Mathilde has become an SJSS Young Artist. This scheme includes three self-curated recitals at St John's Smith Square
Mathilde is the winner of the String Section Final of the 65th Annual Royal Overseas League Music Competition.
Past winners include Jacqueline du Pre, Anthony Marwood and Tamsin Waley-Cohen.
She will go on to compete against the other category final winners for the Gold Medal at Cadogan Hall on June 7th.
Mathilde has won a semi-final audition for YCAT (Young Classical Artists Trust)
Mathilde has been selected to take part in the semi-finals of the Royal Overseas League String Competition, held at the end of February.
Mathilde was interviewed on the One Show on 6/04/16 alongside the two other British competitors in the Menuhin Competition! Interview at 26.43.
Mathilde was selected by video audition to participate in the International Leonidas Kavakos Masterclasses in Athens, 6-8th of May.
Due to her selection for the Menuhin Competition as one of the few British participants, Mathilde was invited on BBC Radio 4 'Woman's Hour' alongside juror Tasmin Little. Includes performance of an extract of Roxana Panufnik's newly commissioned Hora Bessarabia.
Mathilde is one of 22 senior participants selected out of 300 entrants this year for the Menuhin Competition. Interviews with the Guardian and BBC World Service:
She also won a place in the International Leopold Mozart Violin Competition held in Augsburg, Germany in May
Mathilde is excited to be making her BBC Radio 3 debut on the 22nd July 2015 at 17.15pm, as part of the BBC Proms Composer Portrait series. She will be performing Hugh Wood's Poem for violin and piano and the Finale from his Horn Trio.
Mathilde has been invited on a December 5-day long tour of the UK with a group from Prussia Cove Open Chamber Music (held in September). The repertoire includes Dvorak's String Quintet with bass
Mathilde has been selected as one of four finalists in the Young British Soloists' Competition, run by Orchid Classics and held at Wigmore Hall on June 26th.