Hargrave Music Festival

Jane Lindsay

Cellist Jane Lindsay is rapidly developing a reputation as an exciting and compelling performer. She has appeared both as soloist and chamber musician at venues including the Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room and Cadogan Hall, as well as at major festivals across the UK and Europe.  Jane began her musical education at Chethams School of Music and went on to study as a scholar at the Royal College of Music under Professor Melissa Phelps. Here, she completed her Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours (2012), her Masters of Performance with Distinction (2014) and an Artist Diploma in Performance (2015). Prizes Jane has won include the Jacqueline Ward Memorial Prize, Joseph Bloch String Prize, the Meyer award in conjunction with the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Earl of Dalhousie Award, the Worshipful Company of Musicians Allcard Award and the RCM Cello Prize.

In both 2014 and 2015, she was awarded a place on the prestigious Countess of Munster Trust Recital Series.

Jane is also a keen chamber and orchestral musician and is a founding member of the Elysian Piano Trio with whom she is enjoying a busy performing schedule. Orchestrally, she has played under the baton of conductors including Bernard Haitink, Semyon Bychkov, Vladimir Jurowski and Sir Mark Elder. She has performed with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Jane performs on an English instrument made by Peter Walsmley in 1746.