The LOGOS Chamber Group
Michael Brooks Reid (violin)
Australian violinist Michael Brooks Reid is highly sought after as concertmaster and principal by leading orchestras across Europe and Australia.
Currently based in Berlin, Michael makes regular guest appearances with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, German Radio Philharmonic, Aurora Orchestra, Camerata Bern, Kammerakademie Potsdam, Melbourne Chamber Orchestra and Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Michael has also often performed with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra Mozart and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, and has worked with esteemed conductors such as the late greats Pierre Boulez and Claudio Abbado.
As a chamber musician, Michael spent several years as a member of the Hamer Quartet. Since leaving the quartet, Michael has continued to pursue his passion for chamber music in Europe, performing in several international music festivals, including with Oboist Albrecht Mayer at the ‘Hitzacker Musikwoche’ in Germany, and at the Avigdor Classics in Switzerland. Since 2017, Michael has been a member of the Logos Chamber Group at the Joy of Music Festival in Hong Kong.
As soloist, Michael has toured with the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, performing and directing The Four Seasons of Vivaldi and Piazzolla to critical acclaim.
Conducting is another interest of Michael’s, and he has undertaken study with Christopher Seaman, Sebastian Lang-Lessing and the late John Hopkins OBE, and has conducted the Adelaide and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras.
From 2004-2008 Michael was Leader and Artistic director of the Australian Classical Players, where he was able to combine his passions for conducting and violin playing, programming and directing the concert season from the 1st violins.
Michael plays a violin by Nicolo Gagliano, made in Naples in 1751.
Michael Brooks Reid (小提琴)
Michael Brooks Reid – 小提琴
現時定居於柏林，Michael 為馬勒室樂團，蘇格蘭室樂團，德國廣播愛樂團，Aurora管弦樂團, Camerata Bern，Kammerakademie Potsdam，墨爾本室內樂團和阿德萊德交響樂團作定期客席演出。也經常與澳洲室樂團，莫扎特樂團 和琉森音樂節管弦樂團合作演出，並與Pierre Boulez和Claudio Abbado等受崇敬的指揮家合作。
作為室樂家，Michael花了幾年的時間作為Hamer Quartet的成員。離開之後，他繼續留在歐洲追求他對室內樂的熱情，參與多個國際音樂節，包括: 德國的Oboist Albrecht Mayer at the “Hitzacker Musikwoche”和瑞士的Avigdor Classics。2017年起Michael更是香港美樂聚音樂節Logos Chamber Group的成員。
指揮是Michael音樂上的另一個喜好，他與Christopher Seaman, Sebastian Lang-Lessing and the late John Hopkins OBE共同研究，並為阿德萊德和塔斯曼尼亞交響樂團指揮。
2004-2008年間，Michael在Australian Classical Players擔當領導和藝術總監，這份工作融合了他在指揮，編排音樂會和小提琴首席上的熱情。
Michael 現選用由Nicolo Gagliano在Naples制於1751年的小提琴演奏。