Lucy Melvin



Lucy is the Founding Director of Chamber Players, and 2nd violinist with the Callia Quartet.

Previously a member of the Illyria Trio, with pianist Annabel Thwaite and cellist Sheida Davis, and duo with Italian pianist Luca Verdicchio, she has performed in concert halls, and intimate chamber music settings across Europe.

Recent collaborations with composer Thomas Hewitt Jones has led to 3 commissions of his work. Premieres of which took place in 2020 and will continue throughout 2021, with a recording planned for later in 2021. 

Lucy’s interest in education and chamber music performance led her to  coordinating Classical Collective: a diverse concert series organising exciting performances for audiences of all ages, in venues across South London. Recent events have included Giraffes Can’t DanceThe Toy SymphonyStringfever ; Secret Garden Party;  Classical KicksTricks and Treats;  Graffiti ClassicsDiva and FiddlerAlice in WonderlandClassico Latino and Karolos Ensemble .