Beatrice is a founder member and lead violinist of Istante Collective, a versatile mixed-strings and wind ensemble which has performed at the Newbury Festival and Brighton Early Music Festival, and is generously supported by the Continuo Foundation.
Istante is the ensemble in residence at the Baroquestock festival in Hampstead, London, which offers a unique programme of historical performance, folk music, community events and homemade food.
Istante's debut CD "Little Things in Odd Shapes" has been recently released for NovAntiqua records, with the generous support of the Tuscany Region.
"what is evident is the humour, enjoyment and sense of frienship in the music-making, which is ultimately the essence of chamber music" Musica Web International
"refreshment for the mind" La Repubblica
Beatrice is a founder member of the conductor-less orchestra ControCorrente, comprising some of the most exciting young professionals in the period performance world.
Their debut album ‘Bach Sons’ was released for Passacaille in 2020, receiving glowing international reviews.
“Cutting-edge intensity" Classical Music Magazine
A flexible ensemble with the string trio at its core, Ensemble Symposium specialises in Italian chamber music of the Classical Era.
Its aim is to create a link between musicological research and active performance.