“Les Polyfolies de la Flûte à Bec et son Univers”
Salon International de Musique Ancienne
Morag JOHNSTON – Violon
Morag Johnston is an internationally performing artist. Recently, she was Concert Master for the opera Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas; performed Haydn’s Creation and Mendelssohn’s Edition of Bach’s St. Matthew’s Passion in historical setting and recorded previously unrecorded trumpet repertoire with Sua Dolce Maesta.
She has performed at Elbphilharmonie, Totnes Early Music Society, with Dutch National Opera Academy, in a project with English Consort and at The Globe Theatre, London. Last year, she performed at Utrecht Early Music Fringe Festival as well as The Edinburgh International Fringe Festival. She performs regularly with Ensemble Schirokko in Germany to the Corelli Orchestra, Devon Baroque and The Bishop’s Consort in England. Her ensemble The Brewery Band recently won the Stroud Green Festival Ensemble Award for which they will receive a year of mentorship from acclaimed soprano Clare Norburn.
A passionate educator, she ran Huntly Summer School for a decade. Now, she teaches baroque violin privately.