Greta Mutlu – Violin

Friday 19 August 2022

Based in London, Bulgarian violinist Greta Mutlu is enjoying a busy and versatile career.

Recent highlights include taking part in Steve Reich’s 80th birthday celebration tour with the Colin Currie Group, collaborations with composer Deborah Pritchard and filmmaker Theresa Thomas, and a tour of America with Scottish Ensemble.

A prizewinner in national and international competitions, Greta has appeared as a soloist from a young age in her native Bulgaria,  throughout Germany and France, as well as the U.S. and Canada. In masterclass and privately, she has worked with Mauricio Fuks, Leonidas Kavakos, Sir Roger Norrington, Gabrielle Lester, the late Jeanne Lamon, and Leon Fleisher.

Greta’s passion for chamber music has led to her taking part in the Cleveland Institute of Music Intensive Quartet Seminar, Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme, Chamber Studio at Kings Place, Le Domaine Forget, the Aspen Music Festival and School, Wye Valley Chamber Music Festival, and St. Lawrence String Quartet Seminar at Stanford University. Her mentors include David Waterman, members of the Cleveland and London Haydn Quartets, and Noah Bendix-Balgley.

In high demand as an orchestral and ensemble musician, Greta performs with the London Symphony Orchestra, Aurora, English Chamber Orchestra, 12 Ensemble, the Colin Currie Group, and Scottish Ensemble. She frequently contributes to recordings for film and television  in London’s legendary studios.

Since August 2021, Greta has been a full-time band member in the West End production of Hamilton.

Greta is a graduate of Bulgaria’s National Music School where she studied with Blagorodna Taneva. A former pupil of renowned American pedagogues Andres Cárdenes and Paul Kantor, she holds degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music, the Glenn Gould School, and Carnegie Mellon University.