kerenza  peacock


Lithe, elegant violin playing. Easy conquest of the virtuoso demands.
— Gramophone Magazine

about kerenza


A renowned classical violinist, Kerenza’s album as soloist with the London Symphony Orchestra reached the top of the UK Classical Charts. Her recording of Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons', directed by herself from the violin, was picked as Album of the Week on Classic FM, and she has just recorded a disc of concertos written especially for her by Oliver Davis, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Kerenza led the Pavao String Quartet on five albums and 15 years of tours throughout the world. She is a regular concerto soloist in London’s St. Martin in the Fields.

Kerenza studied violin at the Royal Academy of Music, graduating with First Class Honors and was awarded a Leverhulme Fellowship for 2 years. Her solo and chamber discs have all received 5-star reviews.  

Kerenza also enjoys playing fiddle and singing in bluegrass band, the Coal Porters and wrote 2 songs on their latest album. Kerenza has played on many television and film soundtracks, including Downton Abbey, and she has performed with a huge number of artists including Paul McCartney and KanYe West. At one point she was playing on all Top 3 albums in the Pop Charts, as well as on the Classical no. 1. In 2016 she completed a year long global tour with Adele, as concertmaster.

Kerenza has recently been appointed an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music for making a “significant contribution to the music industry"


Performed with charisma and sensitivity by Kerenza Peacock and the LSO.
— BBC Music Magazine


by Oliver Davis/Kerenza Peacock/London Symphony Orchestra

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4* BBC Music Magazine. "Performed with charisma and sensitivity by Kerenza Peacock and the LSO"

Recording of the Month: Musicweb International


News & Updates


Sibelius Concerto in Vancouver

I enjoyed playing the Sibelius Concerto with the West Coast Symphony Orchestra in October. I will be returning in March to play the Canadian Premiere of Oliver Davis' Violin Concerto, "Flight". 

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Brahms Sextets in Los Angeles

with Alyssa Park, Andrew Duckles, Lee Duckles, Luke Maurer and Evgeny Tonkha.


Vivaldi in St. Martin in the Fields

Directing the "Four Seasons" from the violin with the Belmont Ensemble


Concert dates


And live performances with the Coal Porters:

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by Oliver Davis/Kerenza Peacock/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

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Recorded at Abbey Road. 

Drive Time album of the Week on Classic FM

No. 3 in iTunes UK Classical Charts

Chosen as No.1 release of 2016 by Naxos Music Library, beating over 13,000 releases