Biography of Rogers Ruth:
Member of the Aquinas Piano Trio - Ruth Rogers (violin) studied with Itzhak Rashkovsky and Herman Krebbers. Described as ‘the finest of the youngest generation of violinists’ (Musical Opinion) and hailed by the Guardian as ‘superb’, Ruth is in demand as soloist, leader, and chamber musician. She graduated from the RCM in 2001 and was awarded the Tagore Gold medal – the College’s highest accolade. She has an impressive list of awards and has performed as a soloist at such prestigious venues as the Wigmore Hall, the Queen Elizabeth Hall, and St John’s Smith Square. Ruth has appeared in concert alongside distinguished performers, including Ida Haendel and John Lill, and has lead orchestras under the batons of Lorin Maazel and Colin Davis. She worked as Co-leader of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra from 2008 until 2012 and appears as a guest leader of many other major orchestras. Ruth has played concertos with the City of London Sinfonia, the City of Oxford Orchestra and London Strings, and plays regularly with the Iuventus Quartet and Aquinas Piano Trio. She has played to orphans, landmine victims and malaria patients in refugee camps on the Thailand-Burma border.