Beatrix Lovejoy is a Canadian-born violinist who has been living and working in London since 1994. She received a Bachelor of Music with Honours from the Cleveland Institute of Music in 1992, and completed her 'Solist mit Konzertexamen' at the Hochschule 'Hanns-Eissler', Berlin, in 1994. She has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Canada, the U.S., Germany, Poland, and Sweden, most notably with the Berlin Symphony Orchestra and the Britten Sinfonia. She has been a member of a piano trio with cellist Mats Lidstrom and pianist Peter Jablonski, and has recently collaborated with harpist Sally Pryce, violinist Thomas Gould, and pianist Michael Reed in a series of chamber concerts. She has performed with most of London's leading orchestras, including the LSO, the Philharmonia, the LPO, the Britten Sinfonia, the London Chamber Orchestra, the London Mozart Players, and the Aurora Orchestra.

Catherine Morgan (who met Bea in the wings of the Festival Hall waiting to go on for their first professional auditions, 1995), has now been a member of the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields for over a decade. She has been part of many wonderful performances as section member, principal and at times soloist with some of the world’s most exciting directors and soloists. She studied music at Oxford University and then performance at the Royal College of Music, garnering many prizes including a Park Lane Award, the first Manoug Parikian prize for Violin from the Musician’s Benevolent Fund, and the RCM’s Jacqueline Du Pre prize for string playing.

Born in Pembrokshire, Helen completed her musical studies in London and Vienna. After taking a break to complete a History degree at Cambridge Universit
y, she resumed her freelance career in London, playing with various groups, including The Academy of St Martin in the Fields, The London Symphony Orchestra and The Fibonacci Sequence. For about 5 years, she was Principal Second Violin in the Philharmonia Orchestra, and often guests as Principal in other orchestras, such as the London Philharmonic. She plays both violin and viola. 










Ben Chappell studied with William Pleeth and Raphael Wallfisch at the Guildhall School of Music in London, where he won the Toissaint Prize and the Chamber music prize. As a founder member of the McCapra String Quartet, he gave performances at festivals across Europe, making recordings for Radio 3 and the Decca and Conifer record companies. He is a guest principal for many groups including the Britten Sinfonia, Aurora, Irish Chamber Orchestra, Composer's Ensemble, and the London Mozart Players. Ben is principal cellist of the orchestra for Ballet Rambert Rambert Dance Company, which involves performing everything from solo Bach Suites to staged improvised work with the dancers. He has coached people of all ages, cellists, chamber musicians, youth orchestra and MBA students in the world of music making. He regularly takes part in recordings of film soundtracks and albums for many leading artists from Robbie Williams to U2, and award winning film composers Rob Lane and Hans Zimmer.