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Former Principal Flute of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Susan Milan continues to travel, performing and giving master classes in USA, East Asia and Europe. She can be heard regularly on BBC radio and has recorded for Chandos, Upbeat, Da Capo, Omega, Denon, Cala and Metier labels. She has researched and published 19th century repertoire for Boosey & Hawkes, Wilhelm Popp for Hunt Edition, written study books and cadenzas, and is presently restoring and processing for CD her collection of historic 78 recordings of flautists 1910-1945. Numerous composers have written for her and she is committed to commissioning and performing new works. She is a Professor and Fellow of the Royal College of Music. Her recital CD of contemporary British flute music with the pianist Andrew Ball was released in 2008 on the Metier label. She performs with three chamber ensembles: the Instrumental Quintet of London, Debussy Ensemble and Milan Trio. Susan is Director and founder of the British Isles Music Festival, where, every summer, outstanding young musicians explore and perform chamber music under the direction of established performers and teachers.
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Matthew Jones is an accomplished violist, violinist and composer. He studied Mathematics at the Universities of Warwick and Bologna, Italy, graduating with one of the highest first class marks of his year, before being awarded a Senior Exhibition to study at the Royal College of Music. As a qualified teacher of the Alexander Technique and Kundalini Yoga, Matthew gives courses abroad and at the Royal College of Music, Trinity College of Music and Berkley School of Music in Boston. His duo with the pianist Michael Hampton has emerged as one of the most successful viola duos in the world and he has recently performed in the Purcell Room, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Blackheath Halls, the CBSO Centre, Birmingham, the new Wales Millennium Centre and venues in France and Italy, as well as live on BBC Radio 3. He also performs in UK and throughout the world as a soloist and chamber musician. He is a member of Ensemble MidtVest, (an innovative ten-piece chamber ensemble based in Denmark) and the Instrumental Quintet of London as well as the Debussy Ensemble. Matthew is also a featured performer on Divine Art's forthcoming album of music by Antony Hopkins.

Ieuan Jones ' mission has taken him around the world, transfixing audiences with his richly characterful playing; in Spain they dubbed him "Esplendoroso Jones." His flair is founded upon a solid basis of technique, acquired over years of study from the age of six to his studies at the Royal College of Music where he is now professor. Ieuan has performed in more than twenty-five countries, given concerto appearance with some of the world's leading orchestras and has many recordings to his credit. He has received standing ovations from the Concertgebouw to the Teatro Colon in Argentina, the Port Fairy, Barossa and Melbourne festivals in Australia to the Cultural Centre in Manila, City Hall in Hong Kong and many more. In the UK, Ieuan appears at all of the major concert hall venues with varied programmes that include works rarely played on the harp and often with ensembles involving flute and strings. He is a member of the Debussy Ensemble and the Instrumental Quintet of London.

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DDA 25099 Terzetti