Laura Custodio Sabas
Catalan violinist Laura Custodio Sabas graduated from the Royal Academy of Music with a First Class Honours degree studying with Igor Petrushevski and Nicholas Miller. Laura's career is mainly focused on chamber and orchestral playing. She has given chamber music recitals across the world, in venues in England, Spain, Brazil, Germany and Poland. Laura won the second prize of the Harold Craxton competition with the Custodio Piano Quartet and has recently joined the Fitzroy Quartet as their second violin. As an orchestral musician she has played in renowned professional orchestras such as the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and the Orquestra de Cadaques, as well as being the principal leader of JONC (National Youth Orchestra of Catalonia) for two years.
Laura is a member of the Royal Academy Sainsbury Soloists and has been co-principal in various projects of the Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra.
As a soloist she has played in Masterclasses to imminent music figures such as Maxim Vengerov, Yuri Volguin and Eva Graubin. Next year Laura is going to stay at the Royal Academy of Music to pursue her postgraduate degree with Levon Chillingirian, supported by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, as well as other organisations. Laura plays on a John Betts violin made c.1820, on loan from the Royal Academy of Music.