London’s Allegri String Quartet Announces New 1st Violinist

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Allegri String Quartet Martyn Jackson 1st Violin Cover

The London-based Allegri String Quartet has today announced the new appointment of 27-year-old 1st violinist, Martyn Jackson.

A graduate of the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” Berlin and the Royal College of Music, Martyn has served previously as Assistant Concertmaster of the London Symphony Orchestra and BBC Symphony - and as 1st violinist with the Cavaleri String Quartet.

He will replace violinist Ofer Falk - who has stood down from the chair to focus on his teaching career.

Founded in 1953 by Eli Goren and William Pleeth, Allegri is recognized as Britain’s oldest chamber group.