Alexandra Wood violin
Deborah Calland trumpet
Kyle Horch saxophone
Iain Farrington piano

Counterpoise. An ensemble of some of the most sought-after instrumentalists in the UK, founded with the aim of crossing genres, exploring the relationship between music, text and visuals, and seeking to develop aspects of narrative and other extra-musical influences.

For our new commission Kokoschka's Doll by John Casken, featuring Sir John Tomlinson,
see here.


'delivered by Counterpoise with aplomb', The Times
'weird and wonderful', Independent
'crisply narrated by Eleanor Bron and deftly played', Independent on Sunday

'highly recommended', International Record Review
'Counterpoise's performance is strikingly dynamic...an ensemble at the top of their game.' Gramophone
[reviews of CD]

Counterpoise is delighted to be working currently with the violinist Fenella Humphreys.

Fenella Humphreys