James Bramley, Theorbo

James Bramley performs throughout the UK and abroad on the lute, theorbo and Baroque guitar, as a soloist and accompanist, in ensembles and as a continuo player. He began studying the lute with Manuel Minguillón in London and Madrid, and has also taken lessons and masterclasses with Paul O’Dette, Nigel North, Elizabeth Kenny, Jacob Heringman, Evangelina Mascardi and Michael Fields. He is currently continuing his studies with William Carter and David Miller at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.

James has worked with many renowned artists and ensembles including Emma Kirkby, Evelyn Tubb and London Concertante, performing at venues including the Wigmore Hall, St John’s Smith Square, Milton Court, St Martin-in-the-Fields and the Foundling Museum. James has also given concerts and recitals for The Lute Society, the London Handel Festival and the City of London Festival, as well as directing numerous educational projects and workshops for all ages, most recently for the Wigmore Hall’s Chamber Tots programme.