Lucy Gould Violin
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Lucy Gould founded the Gould Piano Trio in 1992 whilst studying at the Royal Academy of Music. Alongside her work with the trio she is also a member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and much in demand as a guest leader of many leading orchestras in the UK. She has made concerto appearances with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the Bournemouth Sinfonietta and the English String Orchestra.
As a much sought after chamber musician Lucy has collaborated with many artists, including Roger Vignoles and Leon Macauley. Her recordings include John Ireland's Violin Sonatas with Benjamin Frith for Naxos (BBC Music Magazine Chamber Music Choice), the premiere performance of violin works by Stanford for Naxos and the Mendelssohn Octet with Daniel Hope and colleagues from the Chamber Orchestra of Europe (Deutsche Gramophone). A CD of chamber music by Bax, including the premiere recording of the Trio for clarinet, violin and piano was shortlisted for a Gramophone Award.
Lucy has three children and lives in Cardiff, holding a teaching post at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.