Edgar Francis

Edgar Francis, viola (Arthog, Wales) was a 1st Prize Winner at the 2021 Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition. As a result of this, his debut album will be released on Champs Hill records. He has performed in leading venues such as The Royal Albert Hall, Wigmore Hall and The Royal Festival Hall, and played with groups such as Sinfonia of London and Aurora Orchestra. He has attended festivals such as IMS Prussia Cove, Yellow Barn, Mendelssohn on Mull, North Norfolk Music Festival and Southwell Music Festival, and has performed on BBC Radio 3. Edgar studies at RAM with Hélène Clement. He is a recipient of a 2022 Hattori Foundation Senior Award. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2022)