Susie Mészáros

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Professor of Viola

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Tutor in Viola, Violin and Chamber music.

Susie Mészáros is a Tutor in Viola, Violin and chamber music and member of the internationally renowned Chilingirian String Quartet

Susie Mészáros studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School. She has been principal viola with the Camerata Salzburg, as well as a regular chamber music partner of her teacher, violinist Sándor Végh. She made her Wigmore Hall debut as a duo with Yehudi Menuhin in 1977 and performed solo with Vladimir Spivakov and Arthur Grumiaux. She won the Gold Medal at the Royal Over-Seas League competition and was a string finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year and played with many leading chamber ensembles including the Nash Ensemble. Susie was leader of the Fitzwilliam Quartet, Prometheus Ensemble and concert master of Kent Opera. She has appeared as soloist on Radio 3 on both violin and viola.

Susie is a member of the world-renowned Chilingirian String Quartet. She has taught at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Purcell School and is a Professor at both RCM and RNCM teaching violin, viola and chamber music. Susie has performed as a guest principal with major orchestras including the Philharmonia, Britten Sinfonia, London Mozart Players and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Susie has been a juror on the Bordeaux International Quartet competition. As past Gold medallist at the Royal Overseas League, was invited to sit as jury member for the 2016 competition.

Professional Activity

Performs regularly with her quartet, the Chilingirian Strign Quartet, as well as in her new ensemble ‘Dragonfly’ with Marcia Crayford and Moray Welsh.