Sara Trickey enjoys an award-winning career as both solo violinist and chamber musician. She studied at Cambridge University, the Royal College of Music, and with Camilla Wicks at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. In duo recital she has appeared at major venues throughout Britain, including recently the Purcell Room and the Royal Opera House in London and St David’s Hall in Cardiff. She has broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and on Welsh television, collaborating with pianists including Stephen Kovacevich, Iwan Llewelyn-Jones, and Tom Poster. She also has a violin duo with Andrew Watkinson.
An experienced concerto player, she has performed major elements of violin repertoire with orchestras that include the City of London Sinfonia and the Orchestra of St Johns. She was also the featured violinist at the Presteigne Festival in 2007, where she will return in 2011 and 2012. Here, she performed the violin and piano piece Adonis, written for her by David Matthews. She also led the prize-winning Bronte Quartet for five years.