Sijie 'Susie' Chen
Sijie enjoys a varied career playing modern and period violins. Her love of chamber music has led to collaborations with Nicola Benedetti, Roderick Williams, Iestyn Davies, Alasdair Beatson and Huw Watkins; at the Edinburgh International Festival, Prussia Cove Open Chamber Music and other festivals worldwide. She leads the Bloomsbury Players, Ostara Chamber Players and Wild Arts ensembles.
Sijie was a BBC Young Musician of the Year string finalist. She is the co-leader of the London Mozart Players, tours with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and was previously a member of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. On period instruments she plays with the Academy of Ancient Music and the English Concert.