Violist Max Mandel enjoys a varied and acclaimed career as a chamber musician, soloist, orchestral musician and speaker.
Principal Viola of The Scottish Chamber Orchestra and The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment he is a also a member of the trailblazing ensemble FLUX Quartet and the Mozart specialists Spunicunifait.
He has appeared as guest Principal Viola with The London Symphony Orchestra, The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, The Australian Chamber Orchestra, The Academy of Ancient Music, and the Handel & Haydn Society amongst others. Other group affiliations include The Smithsonian Chamber Players, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and The Silk Road Ensemble.
Recent recordings include Toshi Ichiyanagi String Quartets with FLUX on Camerata Records and Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante with violinist Aisslinn Nosky and the Handel & Haydn Society Orchestra on Coro Records.
Born and raised in Toronto, Canada he lives in London.