The Australian violinist Madeleine Easton is an established star on the international stage known for her versatility and expertise in the world of violin playing. Throughout her career, a desire to combine period and modern playing has led to unique opportunities for performing with some of the world’s most respected ensembles and orchestras.
She has appeared as concertmaster with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Gulbenkian Symphony of Lisbon, the Orquesta Sinfonica de Madrid among others. She was appointed concertmaster of the Hanover Band and is now guest leader of the English Baroque Soloists, under the baton of Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
She now returns to Australia as founder and artistic director of her own orchestra, ‘Bach Akademie Australia’. Under the patronage of Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Australia now has it’s own dedicated Bach ensemble, presenting the music of J.S Bach at the highest levels of artistic and academic endeavour.