Nicholas Mogg studies at the Royal Academy of Music. He is an Oxford Lieder Young Artist, a Britten-Pears Young Artist, a Drake Calleja Scholar, a soloist for the RAM/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series, and a member of the Academy's prestigious Song Circle. In 2015 he won the Joan Chissell Schumann Lieder Prize, the Elena Gerhardt Lieder Prize, and the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform. He previously read music at Clare College, Cambridge, where he was a choral scholar, and was later an apprentice in the Monteverdi Choir. Engagements in the 2015/16 season include his debut recitals at the Wigmore Hall and at the Oxford Lieder Festival, his solo debut with the Monteverdi Choir singing arias in Bach St Matthew Passion under Sir John Eliot Gardiner in cities across Europe, and performances of Gluck Orphée et Euridyce at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Born in Anglesey, North Wales, Jâms Coleman is studying at the Royal Academy of Music with Professor Christopher Elton and Michael Dussek. Jâms is a versatile musician and has won prizes as a soloist and accompanist. He is an Oxford Lieder Young Artist and a Samling Artist. His engagements include performances with James Gilchrist, Sir John Tomlinson, Nicholas Mulroy and Andrew Kennedy. He has performed at Wigmore Hall, on the BBC World Service, live on Radio 3's In Tune, at the Leeds and Oxford Lieder Festivals and at the Three Choirs Festival.Jâms graduated in June from Girton College, Cambridge. He also has experiencing working as a Musical Director and repetiteur and in 2014 he conducted fifteen performances of Eugene Onegin across Wales
The Nicolò piano quintet is formed by young talented musicians currently studying at the Royal College of Music and the Guidhall School of Music & Drama in London. Asia Jimenez (violin) was born in Barcelona and studied at the Liceu Conservatory,and is now pursuing a Master's degree in Performance at the Royal College of Music. Maja Horvat (violin) Maja Horvat is from Slovenia, and studied in Ljubljana, winning major awards in many Slovenian and international competitions. She won a scholarship to the Royal College of Music in 2015. Duncan Commin (viola) was born in 1997 and is also studying at the Royal College of Music. He was a member of the National Youth Orchestra for 3 years, and co-principal viola in his last year. Ben Tarlton (cello) was born in Wales in 1995 and studied at the Menuhin School, before gaining a scholarship to study at the Guildhall School. He was selected as a Fellow to participate in the 2016 Piatigorsky Cello Festival in Los Angeles. Daniel Ruiz (piano) is from Spain and studied in Barcelona and Moscow. He has won various awards in competitions in Catalonia, and has a particular interest in Chopin's piano music.