BBC PROMS: Jennifer appeared in the 2012 BBC Proms season. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of Debussy's birth she performed his wonderful Violin Sonata along with Ravel's celebrated A minor Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano at Cadogan Hall on Monday July 6th at 1pm.
BUCKINGHAM PALACE: On May 18th 2012 Jennifer performed Elgar's Salut d'Amour in Buckingham Palace at a dinner hosted by Prince Charles to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Accompanied by the Philharmonia Orchestra Jennifer was soloist in a programme of British Music for a dinner that was attended by leading members of royal families from around the world.
JENNIFER'S 5 STAR DEBUT DISCS: Her recordings of French violin sonatas and music by Miklos Rozsa were released on Chandos in 2011 to rave reviews. The recital disc comprises the violin sonatas by Debussy, Ravel and Franck and the Rozsa disc includes the virtuosic Variations on a Hungarian Peasant Song op 4. These CDs are available from all good record stores and online. Read Reviews.
JENNIFER NOMINATED FOR AWARD ON ABC CLASSICS: ABC Classics have released the premiere recording of the Violin Concerto by Australian composer Andrew Schultz featuring Jennifer Pike and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. This is available from Buywell Classic Music. Jennifer was nominated for a Classical Music Award for Best Performance of an Australian Composition after the recording.
SELL-OUT BRAHMS: Other highlights for 2011 have included sell-out performances of the Brahms Violin Concerto with the LPO and Philharmonia.
LONDON MUSIC MASTERS: As a London Music Masters award holder she has continued to support the Bridge Project, recently taking part in a workshop for children at a London primary school. Visit the LMM Website to watch a video of the workshop.
JAPANESE DEBUT: Jennifer made her sensational Japanese debut in October 2010, with a recital in Tokyo and performances of the Mendelssohn Concerto with the Nagoya Philharmonic conducted by Martyn Brabbins. A return trip is planned.