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Louise McMonagle

Cello

Orchestral Experience
 
Principal Experience
- BBC Philharmonic Orchestra - solos including Elgar Enigma Variations, continuo Bach Double Violin Concerto
- Opera North
- Royal Northern Sinfonia
- Brandenburg Sinfonia - solos including Jenkins The Armed Man, Haydn Missa in Tempore Belli, various continuo
- European Union Youth Orchestra - solos including Strauss Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Strauss Metamorphosen
 
Past Trials
- BBC Philharmonic Orchestra - Assistant Principal
- Royal Northern Sinfonia - Principal No.2
- BBC National Orchestra of Wales - No.3
- Scottish Chamber Orchestra - No.3
- Irish Chamber Orchestra - No. 2/3
- Philharmonia - tutti
- Orchestra of the Royal Opera House - tutti
- English National Opera - tutti
 
Freelance
- Aurora Orchestra
- Philharmonia
- Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
- English National Opera
- Academy of St Martin in the Fields
- Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Concert Orchestra
- London Philharmonic Orchestra
- Scottish Chamber Orchestra
- City of London Sinfonia
- London Chamber Orchestra
- Sessions for COOL MUSIC
 
Solo
 
- Heinz Holliger “Chaconne for cello solo” at Ittingen Pfingstkonzert Festival (Switzerland) - by invitation of Heinz Holliger
- Boulez “Messagesquisse” at VIVA CELLO Festival, Liestal (Switzerland)
- Luke Styles (Glyndebounre Composer in Residence) “Handspun” – for cello and aerialist, at the Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House plus performances in Sweden and Norway
- Haydn Concerto no. 2 in D major - Music Academy Basel Chamber Orchestra
- Lachenmann “Pression" at Non Classical (East London)
 
 
Chamber Music
 
- Riot Ensemble at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Spitalfields Music Winter Festival
- Guest cellist with Ragazze Quartet (Holland) - known for wide ranging repertoire and crossing the boundaries of the     traditional concert
- Ensemble Amorpha including Kings Place, British Film Institute, Institute for Contemporary Arts, Tete a Tete Festival,    Austrian Cultural Forum, The Forge, The Vortex, The Shunt Vaults
- Tangent (Jazz Ensemble of Trish Clowes, BBC NGA 2012-2014) including live broadcasts on BBC Radio 3, London Jazz Festival, Cheltenham International Music Festival, Kings Place, The Sage Gateshead, The Vortex plus 2 studio albums on Basho Records
- Red Note Ensemble (leader Jackie Shave) (Scotland)
 
Prizes & Awards
 
- Gianni Bergamo International Cello Competition, Lugano - Semi finalist
- Royal Overseas League Competition - Strings Finalist
- Dewar Arts Award, Craxton Memorial Award, English Speaking Union Scholarship
- First Prize in Royal Academy of Music String Quartet Competition
 
Education
 
- Musik Akademie der Stadt Basel, Switzerland - Konzertdiplom with distinction (2007-2009)
- Royal Academy of Music - Post Graduate Diploma with distinction - awarded dipRAM (2005-2006)
- Royal Academy of Music - Bachelor of Music (cello performance) First class Honours (2001-2005)
- Teachers: Thomas Demenga • Colin Carr • Philip Sheppard • David Strange • Robert Irvine • Petr Skalka (baroque)

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Instruments
Cello