Pride and Prejudice

in the words of Jane Austen and the music of Carl Davis

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Matthew Trusler, violin

Matthew Trusler has developed a reputation as one of Britain’s leading violinists, performing with many of the world’s great orchestras, and receiving huge critical acclaim for his diverse recordings.


Trusler has been invited to perform as a recitalist and concerto soloist throughout Europe, Australia, the USA, Japan and South Africa, with orchestras including the BBC Symphony, BBC Scottish and BBC Welsh orchestras, the Philharmonia, London Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, CBSO, Halle and Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields.


Further afield he has appeared with the Minnesota Orchestra, NDR Hanover, Helsinki Philharmonic, Deutsche Symphony Berlin, Malaysian Philharmonic and Johannesburg Philharmonic.

Ashley Wass, piano

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Described as an ‘endlessly fascinating artist’, Ashley Wass is firmly established as one of the leading performers of his generation.


Increasingly in demand on the international stage, Ashley has performed at many of the world’s finest concert halls including Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall, Concertgebouw and the Vienna Konzerthaus.


He has performed as soloist with numerous leading ensembles, including all of the BBC orchestras, the Philharmonia, Orchestre National de Lille, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic, RLPO, CBSO, Bournemouth Symphony and under the baton of conductors such as Simon Rattle, Osmo Vanska, Donald Runnicles, Ilan Volkov and Vassily Sinaisky.

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Hayley Mills, actor


Hayley Mills began her acting career as a child and was hailed as a promising newcomer, winning a Academy award and a Golden Globe. During her early career, she appeared in six films for Disney, including her dual role as twins Susan and Sharon in the Disney film The Parent Trap.


Other film credits include 'The Trouble With Angels', 'Kes' and three sequels to 'The Parent Trap'.


Mills has starred in many plays since, more notably as a teacher in 'Saved By The Bell', and as Anna Leonowens in the British production of 'The King and I'. She made her off-Broadway debut in Noel Coward's 'Suite in Two Keys', in 2000. In 2007, Mills starred in the ITV1 Sunday-night drama 'Wild at Heart' - a show in which she continued to act until 2012.