VC ARTIST | Jennifer Pike — "Simply Spectacular"
British-Polish violinist, Jennifer Pike, has been praised by critics and audiences for her "captivating range of tonal colors, dynamic inflection and articulation"
A graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and the University of Oxford, Jennifer is a former prize winner at the Menuhin Competition. In 2002, she was awarded Britain's coveted BBC Musician of the Year accolade, at the age of 12.
Jennifer is currently an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust and Foundation for Children and the Arts, and patron of the Lord Mayor’s City Music Foundation. In 2020, she was awarded an MBE for services to classical music.
Jennifer has collaborated with artists such as Anne-Sophie Mutter, Nikolaj Znaider, Nicolas Altstaedt, Sir Bryn Terfel, sarod players Ayaan and Amaan Ali Bangash, among others.
Her recent debuts include solo engagements with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie, Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Zürcher Kammerorchester, and all the BBC and major orchestras across the UK.
She currently performs on a 1708 Matteo Goffriller violin.
VC ARTIST JENNIFER PIKE | VIVALDI | FOUR SEASONS | LONDON MOZART PLAYERS | 2020
VC ARTIST JENNIFER PIKE & MARTIN ROSCOE | MIKLÓS RÓZSA | VARIATIONS ON A HUNGARIAN PEASANT SONG | 2020
VC ARTIST JENNIFER PIKE | PENDERECKI | CAPRICCIO FOR SOLO VIOLIN | 2017
VC ARTIST JENNIFER PIKE | KROLL | BANJO AND FIDDLE | TECWYN EVANS & BBC NATIONAL ORCHESTRA OF WALES | 2014
VC ARTIST JENNIFER PIKE & TOM POSTER | KNAPIK | PARTITA | 2017
VC ARTIST JENNIFER PIKE & PETR LIMONOV | SZYMANOWSKI VIOLIN SONATA IN D MINOR OP. 9 | 2017
VC ARTIST JENNIFER PIKE & PETR LIMONOV | WIENIAWSKI | POLONAISE NO.1 IN D MAJOR | 2017
VC ARTIST JENNIFER PIKE & PETR LIMONOV | KARŁOWICZ | IMPROMPTU | 2017
VC ARTIST JENNIFER PIKE & DANIEL COOK | VAUGHAN WILLIAMS | THE LARK ASCENDING | 2014
VC ARTIST JENNIFER PIKE | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | 3RD MVT | TECWYN EVANS & BBC NATIONAL ORCHESTRA OF WALES | 2014
Violin: 1708 Matteo Goffriller
Bow: Voirin (ex-Menuhin) and a Brian Tunnicliffe baroque copy
Strings: Pirastro Evah Pirazzi
Teacher: David Takeno | Robert Jacoby
Schools: Guildhall School of Music | Oxford University