Borealis Saxophone Quartet


Victoria Puttock - Tenor Saxophone

Classical saxophonist Victoria Puttock recently graduated with distinction in a Masters of Performance degree from the Royal College of Music. During her final year she was the recipient of the Jane Melber saxophone prize.

Victoria made her debut concerto in 2009 with Jacques Ibert’s Concertino da Camera and has since gone on to perform many others including Henri Tomasi’s Concerto for Saxophone, the Tomasi Ballade and Glazunov’s Concerto for Saxophone.

Alongside her solo appearances Victoria is also an active chamber musician and has worked with a wide range of ensembles including the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, the London Sinfonietta Academy 2014, the London Philharmonic Orchestra (Future Firsts Scheme) and the London Electronic Orchestra. She recently performed in the BBC Proms as a member of the Multi Story Orchestra in Steve Reich's much acclaimed Music for a Large Ensemble.

Victoria is the soprano player in the Oracle sax quartet who have performed at events such as the Royal Variety  Show party and the Pride of Britain Awards. She is also the Tenor player in the award winning Borealis quartet who's main emphasis is on contemporary music. The group  regularly commission new works from up and coming composers.

Victoria has performed at many prestigious venues including Royal Albert Hall - Elgar room, Cadogon Hall, the V&A Museum, the National Portrait Gallery, St Johns Smith Square and the Southbank Centre.

Borealis Saxophone Quartet 2014