Next Concert

Iain Gibbs - violin

Our next concert will be:

Friday 18th May 2018, 7.30 pm.  Lewes Town Hall, Fisher St, Lewes.  We will be playing

Bach (orch Elgar) - Fantasia and Fugue in C minor

Sibelius - Violin Concerto

Dukas - The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Elgar - Wand of Youth Suite No. 2

The violin soloist will be Iain Gibbs. 


Iain Gibbs grew up in Eastbourne and began playing the violin at the age of six, initially learning with Graeme Smith at the East Sussex Music Service. Aged 10 he went to study with Erik Houston at the Royal College of Music, Junior Department from 2001 – 2009.

He then studied with John Crawford at Trinity Laban Conservatoire before completing the Masters Course at the Royal College of Music, studying with Detlef Hahn. 
In August 2016 iain became a member of the Orchestra of welsh national Opera.  He regularly works with the John Wilson Orchestra, and has also worked with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Royal Northern Sinfonia, and BBC Symphony Orchestra. Iain has also performed at the BBC Proms, recorded for Seth McFarlane, and performed with Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett at the Royal Albert Hall as part of a gala evening in support of WellChild. In September 2017 Iain took up a violin teaching post at Eton College.

Iain plays a 1928 William Hill violin, generously lent to him. He frequently returns to Sussex to give recitals.

Refreshments will be available.  Tickets £10 in advance from Lewes Town Hall or by BACS transfer: e-mail to to get bank details (until 12pm on 18th May).  On the door £12.  Under 18 and students £5.