Laurence Kempton

Biography

Laurence Kempton studied the violin with Maurice Hasson at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He left to join the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and had wonderful experiences playing at the Proms and enjoying many international tours before becoming a member of the Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera. As a soloist he has performed many concertos, including those of Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Bruch at venues including the Royal Festival Hall in London. Since 1996, Laurence has been a member of the Enigma Duo with welsh harpist Katherine Thomas. They perform in numerous countries throughout the world in addition to their many recitals in this country.