Marie-Noelle Kendall began her studies in London with Marilyn Meyer Holzer, Albert Ferber and Joyce Rathbone. After leaving Cambridge University she studied at the Liszt Academy in Budapest with Ferenc Rados and Gyorgy Kurtag and has since established her career both at home and internationally.

     She is now based in Cambridge.


     Since being a finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year, she has played at the major London venues including the Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Fairfield Halls, St.John's,Smith Square and the Wigmore Hall. She has given concerts in the U.K. with the Philharmonia, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, London Soloists Chamber Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, Birmingham Ensemble, Cardiff Philharmonic and with several ABC orchestras in Australia.

    Marie-Noelle performs regualarly around the UK, including recitals and concerto engagements in Cambridge and the surrounding area. Highlights include Rachmaninoff’s  2nd piano concerto in Ely, and Mozart’s K488 and K271 at West Road concert hall in Cambridge.

    She is regularly invited to perform in solo and chamber music concerts for Adrian Tuchel's New Europe Society.


    Marie-Noelle has recorded recitals for Classic FM and the BBC, both for radio and television. She has also recorded a concerto for BBC2's "Contemporary Mozart" series, which has since been broadcast in the U.S., Canada and Australia. She has also recorded a chamber music programme for Colombian television.


   Her connection with Australia includes a long-standing collaboration with the Australian String Quartet involving concerts and recordings both in Australia and Europe. Marie-Noelle has also toured Australia as a soloist giving recitals, concertos and master-classes. Most recently she recorded Douglas Weiland's piano quartet with members of the Melba String Quartet having already recorded Weiland's piano quintet with the same players for the ABC/Polygram label.

    Recent seasons took Marie-Noelle across the globe with concerts in Scandinavia, Estonia, Russia, the Netherlands and Hungary, and she also participated in a Brahms chamber music festival in Melbourne, Australia.


   Marie-Noelle's interest in working with composers was initially sparked by her studies with one of the greatest living composers, Gyorgy Kurtag, with whom she worked in Hungary, and continues with her commitment to the work of the English composer Douglas Weiland, all of whose works for piano she has performed. Marie-Noelle has also worked with the renowned French composer Betsy Jolas in France, where she performed and recorded for television several of her chamber music works.