Violinist and violist Max Baillie is fast establishing himself as a leading instrumentalist of his generation and as one of the most versatile musicians in the UK. Classical, pop, electronic, and traditional forms of music as well as writing, producing and directing a diverse spectrum of projects are all regular features of his creative career.


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Recent NEWS

Saturday 19th April 2014


Off to Brazil tomorrow to play some concerts with a small group of Aurora players. I’ll be taking part in the British Council conference at the end of the trip too, to return for ZRI’s concert at Kings Place at the beginning of May.

Monday 7th April 2014


I’ve replaced the violin I’ve played for the last 17 years with a gorgeous 1845 Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume… I collected this stunning beast last week and its first outing was at the sessions this weekend for ZRI’s debut disc. A long future awaits…

Max Baillie Vuillaume

Sunday 16th March 2014

Hanscamp Film

In the guise of my film-maker alter-ego I recently shot and produced a film about my friend’s drumming school. It’s just gone online:

Friday 28th February 2014


ZRI has been playing all over the UK for the last 2 years and is finally returning to London where we played our debut concert back in June 2011. We play at Kings Place on the 1st of May  and will be releasing our brand new debut disc! More updates to follow, in the meantime here’s the video of the band:

Thursday 6th February 2014

3D Bach

Bach 3D 2










‘My illustrated essay on Bach, published later this year in a collection for Oxford University Press, is now on the Es Muss Sein website: www.es-muss-sein.org. The website has recently had a complete overhaul and the Bach chapter is the first one to be filled. You’ll find descriptions in each chapter of the content to come, along with a page all about the residential course taking place this summer. If you know potential students please send them our way! Thanks’