Diana Mathews pursues an active performing career as soloist, chamber and orchestral musician.
Prizes include the Theodore Holland Prize and the Kenneth Page Foundation Viola Competition. As concerto soloist, Diana has performed with orchestras including the Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra, Winchmore Strings and Huntingdon Philharmonic. As a recitalist, Diana’s performances, with her duo partner Jonathan Beatty (piano), have included concerts for the Concerts in the West recital series and for Oxshott and Cobham Music Society. Diana has a keen interest in contemporary music. On the recently released Metier CD she plays, with Peter Sheppard Skaerved, two duos written for her by Michael Alec Rose. As a chamber musician Diana is a regular guest artist with the Kreutzer Quartet and Longbow Ensemble, leader Peter Sheppard Skaerved. Diana freelances with various orchestras including the Royal Opera House Orchestra and London Symphony Orchestra. Diana plays on a Pietro Antonio Testore viola (1780). www.diana-mathews.co.uk.