Stephen Upshaw
Violist (US)

Always in search of new musical horizons, violist Stephen Upshaw is emerging as a creative force on the international music scene.

Since making his concerto debut at 17, he has won several competitions and played at festivals all over the world. He is both a noted interpreter of contemporary music and a passionate chamber musician, having toured the USA, Europe and Asia with the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields and its music director, among others. Additionally, Stephen has a strong interest in synthesizing music with other fields and has helped realize collaborative projects with the Boston Architectural College, Transport Theatre Company, Rambert Dance Company and Parasol Unit Art Space.

At SPOR festival Stephen Upshaw will be performing with Jagoda Szmytka in her performance Voila, that's my life!