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Violinist Madeleine Mitchell is particularly admired for her championship of contemporary composers. In addition to all the works written for her on this CD, violin concertos have been composed for her by Piers Hellawell, David Matthews, Guto Puw and Matthew Taylor.

Her collaborations have resulted in new works by Jonathan Harvey, Thierry Pecou and Roxanna Panfnik for solo violin and choir, premiered at Bath and Spitalfields Festivals and FiddleSticks with Ensemble Bash - works recorded for violin and percussion to accompany Lou Harison’s Violin Concerto with Percussion Orchestra, by Tarik O’Regan, Anne Dudley and Stuart Jones. With pianist Joanna MacGregor, she performed Messiaen's Quatuor pour la Fin du Temps and their arrangement of Bach at the BBC Proms and recorded Krauze and Messiaen, and with pianist Joel Sachs she has represented the UK at Lincoln Center.

Artist Firstname: 
Madeleine
Artist Lastname: 
Mitchell
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Suzie Maeder