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Laura Jeppesen

Laura Jeppesen is a graduate of the Yale School of Music. She is the principal violist of Boston Baroque and gambist of the Boston Museum Trio, and plays in many early music groups, including the Handel & Haydn Society, The Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Aston Magna, and the Carthage Consort. She has been a Woodrow Wilson Designate, a Fellow of Radcliffe’s Bunting Institute, and a Fulbright Scholar. In 2006 the Independent Critics of New England nominated her for an IRNE award for the score she produced as music director of the American Repertory Theater’s staging of Christopher Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage. She has performed as soloist under conductors Christopher Hogwood, Edo de Waart, Seiji Ozawa, Martin Pearlman, Grant Llewellyn, and Bernard Haitink. Her extensive discography includes music for solo viola da gamba, the gamba sonatas of J. S. Bach, Buxtehude’s trio sonatas opus 1 and 2, Telemann’s Paris Quartets, and music of Marin Marais. She teaches at Boston University and Wellesley College.

 

 

 

Laura Jeppesen