Violinist Jane Gordon takes up the role with the UK early music ensemble


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La Nuova Musica (LNM) has announced the appointment of Jane Gordon as its new leader. The ensemble, founded and directed by David Bates, performs works across the Baroque and Classical periods, as well as new commissions. Forthcoming performances will include at the Wigmore Hall and Bath International Festival.

Gordon has forged a career focusing on period instrument performance and incorporates solo recitals, chamber music, orchestral leading and directing orchestras from the violin. She made her concertmaster debut under Trevor Pinnock for the Handel Halle Festival and has since worked as guest leader with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, London Bach Society, Glyndebourne, European Brandenburg Ensemble, Early Opera Company, Korean National Opera and Casa da Musica.

She recently performed as principal second violin with the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique and is a member of English Baroque Soloists.

As a chamber musician, Gordon is the violinist of the Rautio Piano Trio, which is currently recording the complete cycle of Beethoven Piano Trios with fortepiano, and also performs chamber music with Theatre of the Ayre and lutenist Elizabeth Kenny.

Gordon was a scholarship holder at both the Royal College of Music and Royal Academy of Music, where she is an associate of music.

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