Johannes Marmén (violin)
Johannes Marmén enjoys a varied, international career as a chamber musician, orchestral leader and composer. He is the first violinist of the Marmen Quartet, co-leader of the O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra, and a regular guest leader of numerous international ensembles. Having studied at the Royal College of Music, supported by a prestigious ABRSM scholarship, Johannes was mentored by the late Peter Cropper of the Lindsay Quartet. His compositions have been performed at Wigmore Hall, Kings Place and Berlin Konzerthaus, and have featured on releases by Signum Records and Orchid Classics. Johannes is a founding member and leader of London-based Explore Ensemble, and he regularly performs in venues across Europe, collaborating with Hugo Ticciati, Priya Mitchell and Gareth Lubbe, as well as fellow instrumentalists from the Doric, Piatti, Ebene and Sacconi string quartets. Winners of the ROSL competition in 2018, the Marmen Quartet is one of Europe’s most promising emerging groups, performing regularly in London, across the UK, and at festivals worldwide.