Cara Berridge


Cara is a founder member of the Sacconi Quartet who have won prizes at many International competitions and have performed at all the major London venues and extensively throughout the UK and Europe. The Sacconi Quartet was formed in 2001 and has their own Chamber Music Festival in Folkestone which includes collaborations with many outstanding musicians, commissions of new music and outreach projects. In addition to playing with the Sacconi Quartet, Cara enjoys performing duo repertoire and playing with her piano trio. Cara also performs with London Chamber Orchestra, Academy of St Martin in the Fields and Britten Sinfonia.

Cara graduated from the Royal College of Music in 2002 with First Class Honours where she studied with Melissa Phelps and Baroque cello with Jennifer Ward Clarke and continued her studies as the Amaryllis Fleming Scholar, receiving her Postgraduate Diploma and Advanced Diploma with Distinction in 2003 and 2004.

Cara plays a Nicolaus Gagliano cello from 1781, generously on loan to her from the Royal Society of Musicians, a charity which helps musicians in need.

Supported by the Albert & Eugenie Frost Music Trust and The Radcliffe Trust

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