Violinist Marie Cantagrill in London

The violinist Marie Cantagrill made her London debut in a recital at Southwark Cathedral on Wednesday this week, in advance of the release of her new CD of J. S. Bach’s “Sonata No. 1 & Partita No. 1” at the end of November, distributed in the UK by Metronome/Discovery.

Previous releases and performances have been very well received across Europe:

“…an inspirational violinist who plays with no-holds-barred intensity that galvanises the listener’s attention…  Highly recommended The Strad Magazine

“ ardent and moving violinist, with a deep and luminous sound…and a twirling virtuosity… Classica Repertoire – France

 …an extraordinary sound evenness, as if she could make her violin sing, talk, tell stories… “ RTL ( Alain Duault) –  Classic Classique

“Outstanding Marie Cantagrill! … A matchless, tremendous talent and great discovery!” Paris Match

“What Marie managed to make of her violin performing act was simply stunning …. One could have thought that that devil-violinist was just Paganini’s reincarnation!” Der Zürcher Oberländer  Zürich, Switzerland

“Marie Cantagrill’s amazing virtuosity!..She has the talent of genius performers and also knows how to move your soul! »  Thème Radio – Les Rendez-vous du Classique – Troyes – France

She returns to London on October 31st and again on November 11th, to give British audiences the opportunity to hear her play. These concerts are free entry.

6.30pm 31st October at St. Stephen’s Church, Gloucester Road (nearest Tube station: Gloucester Road) for the “St-Stephen’s Church Rush Hour Concert Series”.

6.30pm  11th November at the Victoria and Albert Museum (nearest Tube station: South Kensington), for the “Victoria and Albert Museum “Norfolk House Music Room Concert Series”.

Marie Cantagrill will be accompanied by the talented British pianist Alexander Wilson and the programme will feature: Franck – Sonata for violin and piano, Bach – Ciaccona for solo violin, and  Saint-Saëns – Danse Macabr

Information : phone : + 33 (6) 99 06 36 82 or contact by email:

Marie Cantagrill’s Official Website : (for more information, videos, press reviews, dates, albums… )

Marie Cantagrill’s Facebook Page: or from John Cronin at Music & Media Consulting Limited.

The press information on the new CD will be sent out in the next few days.

Marie Cantagrill in London. (467.5 KiB)

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