Borealis Saxophone Quartet


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1/8/16
We are delighted to announce that the quartet has been accepted onto the Live Music Now scheme.  We look forward to working with Live Music Now in the future.  For more information about this fantastic organisation click here.

4/12/15
We're very excited to welcome Victoria Puttock as our new tenor player! (Gillian Blair is moving onto the alto chair.) We're looking forward to performances with her in the New Year including the RNCM Chamber Music Festival and St Martin-in-the-Fields, as well as working together on some new projects.

13/11/15
We are sad to announce that Melina will be leaving the quartet after nearly 5 years as our alto player. We will miss her greatly, and wish her all the best as she pursues her career in Luxembourg.

7/10/14
We are delighted to announce the launch of our debut album, The North.  For more info click here.

6/10/14
We have just returned from a brilliant tour to Serbia, with concerts in Belgrade, Novi Sad and Pancevo.  Thank you to everyone who made it such a wonderful trip and we hope to return in the future.  Watch this space for photos/videos etc and a clip from our TV interview on Good Morning Belgrade coming soon.

15/6/14
The Borealis Saxophone Quartet has been selected as Park Lane Group Young Artists 2014/15

10/3/14
The Borealis Saxophone Quartet has reached the final of the Royal Overseas League Chamber Music Competition 2014

27/2/14
Today the Borealis Saxophone Quartet will give the premiere of a new piece, The North, by Gary Carpenter, commissioned for the quartet with support from the Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain.

4/7/13
After over 3 years in the quartet we say goodbye to our soprano player Miriam, who moves back to Norway to  continue her studies. In light of this we welcome our new soprano player, Alastair Penman, who has recently completed his masters degree at the RNCM.

2/7/13
The Borealis Saxophone Quartet won the Christopher Rowland Prize and were named RNCM Chamber Ensemble of the Year 2013.

18/6/13
The Borealis Saxophone Quartet won the inaugural Apollo Saxophone Quartet/RNCM Saxophone Ensemble Prize. The competition was sponsored by Vandoren Reeds and Selmer Saxophones.

26/5/13
The Borealis Saxophone Quartet won the Trevor Wye Memorial Prize for Chamber Music at the RNCM.
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