Jeanine Thorpe is one of Great Britain’s leading violinists. At 13 years old she won the Gold Medal at the Remember Enescu International Violin Competition, being the youngest competitor and first Western European to win this award. Other prizes include the bronze medal at the Henryk Szeryng International Violin Competition, the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Emily Anderson Prize, the Gold Medal at the London International Competition and the Alois Kottmann Prize, amongst others. She has performed extensively as a soloist across the globe, and has performed at festivals such as the Schleswig Holstein Musikfestival, the Proms, the Rheingau Festival, and in halls such as the Barbican Hall, the Elbphilharmonie and the Concertgebouw.
A passionate chamber musician, Jeanine has toured as a quartet throughout Europe, Asia and South America, annually giving concert tours and masterclasses throughout Chile, Brazil and Bolivia.
In her orchestral career, Jeanine has performed as concertmaster of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and many major London orchestras. She is frequently invited to play as guest concertmaster in major orchestras throughout Europe. Currently she is 1st concertmaster of the Schleswig Holsteinisches Sinfonieorchester.