Jonathan Martindale

Musician, Violin

Jonathan Martindale enjoys a varied career as a chamber musician, soloist, and orchestral principal. He is the Assistant Leader of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and has appeared with the orchestra throughout China and Japan as well as at the BBC Proms, and Aldeburgh Festivals. He has also led the orchestra on a number of occasions and performed as a soloist.

In 2006 Jonathan co-founded the Eblana String Trio which has gone on to perform regularly throughout the UK as well as in Europe and South Africa. The trio are currently Park Lane Group artists and recent highlights include performances at the Wigmore Hall, St John’s Smith Square, and the Bridgewater Hall Manchester, as well as live performances on BBC Radio 3. Jonathan has also performed as a chamber musician with pianist Steven Osborne and acclaimed violist Thomas Riebl, as well as in the chamber ensembles of Manchester Camerata and Royal Northern Sinfonia.

Prior to joining the CBSO Jonathan was Principal Second Violin (no.2) with the Royal Northern Sinfonia in Newcastle with whom he also appeared as a soloist, as well as regularly performing in the chamber ensemble. Since 2011 he has also been a member of Manchester Camerata.

Jonathan Martindale


Classic meets Jazz in the vineyard: a musical Garden Party 2018

CLAVIERS, Domaine de Meaulx
A musical Garden Party  – with the Film-maker’s wine

19.00 CONCERT Classical meets intimate Jazz in the Vineyard 

light early-evening buffet et apéritifs from 18h
(parking open from 17:45)
Mendelssohn Octet, Jonathan Martindale, violon
+ Jazz trio: Floris Kappeyne; Tijs Klaassen; Wouter Kuhne
Admission to this event only by prior reservation please
BOOK SOON: Early Bird sale prices available for this event. Places are limited!

An orchestral concert with soloists: fabulous music and Opera Arias under the stars

Concert avec solistes :
Concerto pour violon de Tchaikovsky – et aires d’Opera
Direction: James Lowe
Dima Bawab, Kiera Lyness, soprano
Charlotte King, mezzo-soprano
Aidan Coburn, Julian Gregory, ténor
Tristan Hambleton, bass
Jonathan Martindale, violon
Tchaikovsky: Concerto pour violon et orchestre

Annual Academy & Orchestra Concert

Direction: James Lowe
Jonathan Martindale, violon
Kiera Lyness, soprano
Debussy: Prélude à « L’après-midi d’un faune »
Barber: Knoxville Summer of 1915
Beethoven: Symphony n° 2
Tchaikovsky: Concerto pour violon