Improviso is a dynamic young quartet who met at the Royal College of Music in London and have been making music together since March 2017. Since then some highlights have included performances at London’s Wigmore Hall, St James's Piccadilly, St Martin-in-the-Fields, the Jubilee Hall in Aldeburgh, the Brighton Early Music Festival, York Early Music Christmas Festival, the London Festival of Baroque Music at St John's Smith Square, the Buxton Festival, and several appearances on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune programme.
As one of the ensembles selected for the eeemerging project 2017-2018 (Emerging European Ensembles), Improviso have enjoyed residencies at Snape Maltings and the Ambronay Cultural Centre as well as performing in Europe at the Festival d’Ambronay, France, at Ghislierimusica’s Barocco Fuori festival in Pavia, Italy, and in the Festival d'Ambronay, France.
Improviso were selected as Brighton Early Music Festival Young Artists 2017-2018, are currently Live Music Now artists, and were selected for Stroud Green Festival’s Young Ensemble Scheme. In 2018 they reached the semi-finals of the International van Wassaener competition in Utrecht and in 2019 they were finalists in the Royal Overseas League competition in London.
Improviso has just been selected for St John Smith Square’s Young Artist scheme, where they look forward to developing several projects and programmes over the coming season.