A pupil of David Takeno and Zakhar Bron, Priya Mitchell in 1994 was chosen for the European Concert Halls Organisation 'Rising Stars' series. This led to performances as soloist with such orchestras as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Orchestra and London's Philharmonia. She has also played with the Belgian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Sinfonia Varsovia, the Polish Chamber Orchestra, the Moscow Philharmonic and many others. Much in demand, she has performed chamber music at numerous international festivals, such as Risør, Lockenhaus, Heimbach, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Stavanger and Lugano. She also directs her own chamber music festival in Oxford, which she started in 2010. Mitchell is also Artistic Director of the Caravan – Gupsy Folk concert series at London's Kings Place.