One of the leading violinists of her generation, Susanne Stanzeleit has performed worldwide as a soloist and chamber musician. Her unusually challenging and extensive repertoire features many commissions and UK premières of works by composers such as Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Anthony Payne, John Adams, Lou Harrison, György Kurtág, John Woolrich, Philip Cashian and many others. Her long list of critically acclaimed commercial recordings feature the works of Bartók, Enescu and Dvořàk as well as Beethoven violin sonatas and an extensive series of English sonata recordings. Chamber music recordings include seven discs with the Maggini and Edinburgh Quartets, music by Kenneth Leighton, three CDs with Jane’s Minstrels and six discs with the Primrose Piano Quartet. In 2006 she was appointed producer for Meridian Records. She was leader of the Maggini Quartet until 2013 and is in high demand as guest leader of many of the leading symphony and chamber orchestras, ensembles and contemporary music groups in Britain. She was head of strings at the London College of Music and Media from 2002–2006 and now teaches at the Birmingham Conservatoire.