Robert Irvine

Biography

Robert is the founder and artistic director of the new music ensemble, Red Note, where he is very active in the producing, funding and performing of new music in Scotland and in a wider context in Europe.R performs extensively as a solo cellist and as a recitalist with both piano and guitar and has recorded 5 CDs in this capacity over recent years. He is a member of the Da Vinci piano trio, performing widely in Scotland, England and in Europe. In 2011 as a member of the Kyle Quartet, Robert performed a cycle of the complete string quartets of Beethoven in a series of 6 concerts. Robert is regularly invited to teach elsewhere and teaches at the Dartington Summer School among other festivals.

His recent disc, William Sweeney, Tree O’Licht went on to receive a 2011 BASCA composer award