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Stella Di Virgilio


Professional Orchestral
  • Scottish Opera (Reserve Trial)
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (Extra List)
  • The Little Orchestra
  • Opera Holland Park - SWAP'ra Opera Gala
  • Suffolk Philharmonic
  • Paradisal Players
  • Orpheus Sinfonia - extra list
  • Phaedra Ensemble
  • London Firebird Orchestra (Co-Leader)
  • British Symphony Orchestra (Co-Principal 2nd)
  • Amadeus Orchestra (Principal 2nd)
  • Elemental Opera (Leader)
  • Orchestra Vitae (Principal 2nd)
  • Hastings Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Mozart Symphony Orchestra
  • Ensemble OrQuesta
  • Aylesbury Opera (Principal 2nd)
  • London Armenian Opera (Principal 2nd)
  • London Phoenix Orchestra
  • De Monfort University Orchestra
  • Orion Orchestra
  • Rossini 2016 Project
  • The Parikian Orchestra
  • Sinfonia D’Amici

Orchestral Training
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra – side-by-side
  • BBC Concert Orchestra – side-by-side
  • St Endellion Festival Orchestra
  • London Mahler Orchestra (Principal 2nd)
  • London Musical Theatre Orchestra, LMTO (Co-Leader)
  • University of London Symphony Orchestra, ULSO (Principal 2nd)
  • Rehearsal Orchestra (Co-Leader Bursary Scheme)
  • Women of the World Orchestra (Co-Leader)
  • Street Orchestra of London
  • Arch Sinfonia
  • MusicUpClose performance with Sound Collective Ensemble (Conway Hall)
  • St Paul’s Sinfonia
  • Ensemble Eroica
  • Covent Garden Chamber Orchestra

  • Klasik Keyifler Music Festival (Cappadocia, Turkey) – August 2015
  • Masterclasses with James Buswell (Julliard School, New England Conservatory), Ellen Jewett (Audubon Quartet, State University of New York, Stony Brook), Atilla Aldemir (Konzerthaus Orchestra Berlin) and William Harvey (Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Mexico)
  • Aurora Chamber Music Festival (Vånersborg, Sweden) – October 2014
  • Masterclasses with Gerhard Schultz (Alban Berg Quartet), Olivier Charlier (Conservatoire de Paris) and Per Nyström (Camerata Nordica)
  • Alma Quartet – 1st Violin (September 2013 to June 2014)
  • Coaching sessions with John Crawford and David Kenedy
  • CD recording of chamber music by George Enescu (May 2013)
  • Regency Chamber Music Quartet - performance at Brighton Royal Pavilion (June 2012)
  • Royal Holloway String Quartet – 1st Violin (2009-2012)
  • Coaching sessions with Robert Max, James Boyd, Charles Sewart, and Martin Smith
  • Recitals at Royal Holloway University Picture Gallery; St Jude’s Church, Egham; St James’s Church, Hampton Hill; Lea Barn, Berkshire

  • International Järvi Academy (Pärnu Music Festival, Estonia) - July 2016
  • Masterclasses with Petru Munteanu (Leopold Mozart Zentrum), Eva Bindere (Kremerata  Baltica) and Jüri Gerretz (Kuopio Conservatory)
  • Orchestral rehearsals and concerts with Neeme and Paavo Järvi and conducting students
  • Europäische Akademie für Musik und Darstellende Kunst (Palazzo Ricci, Montepulciano) – August 2014
  • Masterclasses with Berent Korfker (Royal College of Music)
  • Recitals in London (St Brides Church, Christ Church West Kensington)
  • Royal Holloway University Picture Gallery – Recital series
  • Masterclasses and lessons with Janice Graham (ENO), Helena Smart (LPO), Jennifer Nickson (ROH), Michael Gray (BBCCO), Ofer Falk, Michael Bochmann, Gina McCormack, and GillianFindlay

Education & Qualifications
  • Master of Fine Arts Creative Practice (Music) – September 2012 - July 2014
    • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London
    • Violin lessons with John Crawford
  • BMus (Hons) Music – September 2009 - July 2012
    • Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey
    • Violin lessons with Gabrielle Painter
    • Intensive 3-year Ensemble Performance Programme as First Violin of the Royal Holloway String Quartet
  • Violin Performance – September 1998 – June 2009
    • Music Conservatoire ‘G.Verdi’, via Conservatorio 12, 20122 Milan, Italy
    • Intermediate Diploma Exam – July 2007
    • Violin lessons with Cinzia Barbagelata

  • Janice Graham: Leader at English National Opera
  • Helena Smart: Co-Principal 2nd at London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Daniel Capps: Conductor at New York City Ballet

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