The Harrison-Frank Family Foundation

Heather Anne Stewart

Canadian violinist Heather Anne Stewart loves to entertain and has performed throughout North America and Europe. Recent performances include playing live on BBC Radio, jamming with Nigel Kennedy, and performing at the St. Petersburg Philharmonia.

Heather has performed as a soloist with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra eight times, and at such halls as the Royal Festival, Queen Elizabeth, Roy Thompson, and the National Arts Centre. Artists she has worked with include Pinchas Zukerman, Vladimir Jurowski, Sir Andrew Davis, and Yan Pascal Tortelier. A passionate chamber musician, Heather recently won the Cavatina Competition as a member of the Nemesis Trio.

Heather completed her studies at McGill University, the Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of Music, and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She has been taught by such artists as Maxim Vengerov, Zakhar Bron, Pierre Amoyal, Cho-Liang Lin, and Igor Ozim.

Recent Highlight Performances:

  • Cavatina Competition 2017, David Josefowicz Recital Hall
  • Joint concerts with the BBC Symphony and Philharmonia Orchestra 2016-2017
  • Nemesis Trio Recitals throughout London 2016-2017
  • Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra: Concertmaster or Principal 2nd, 2016-present
  • Ronnie Scott’s with Josephine and the Artisans, 2015
  • Bollywood Gala with Oscar/Grammy winner Vijay Prakash, Fairfield Concert Hall, UK, 2015
  • Various live jam sessions with violin virtuoso Nigel Kennedy, UK & Swizerland
  • Proms at St. Judes, London, 2015
  • RCM Symphony Orchestra at Royal Festival Hall, 2015
  • Sound Waves New Music Festival: St. Petersburg Philharmonia, Russia, 2014
  • Premieres of music by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

The Nemesis Trio – Heather Stewart (violin), Helena Svigelj (cello) and Amos Lucidi (piano) – has won the Cavatina Intercollegiate Chamber Music Competition. The competition is open to all major UK conservatoires, and is always fiercely contested. This year’s competition was held at the Royal Academy of Music on Monday 15 May 2017. The trio gave an outstanding performance of Beethoven’s Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3.