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Francesca Moore-Bridger

Horn


CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

  • Principal Horn - Orchestra of the Swan 2014 - present

PAST EMPLOYMENT

  • Principal Position, Philharmonic Orchestra of Santiago, Chile  seasons 2009 and 2010

ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE

  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Welsh National Opera
  • Royal Shakespeare Company (including principal)
  • Longborough Festival Opera (including principal)
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
  • London Chamber Orchestra (including principal)
  • London Concert Orchestra (including principal)
  • London Metropolitan Orchestra  (including principal)
  • Glyndebourne Touring Opera
  • London Gala Orchestra (including principal)
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra – Education Project
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Education Project
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Aurora Orchestra
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia (including principal)
  • Cambridge Opera Society (including principal)

SESSIONS & COMMERCIAL

  • Abbey Road – Sigur Ros & London Sinfonietta
  • BBC Words and Music -RSC Brass Quintet session
  • London Metropolitan Orchestra -Film sessions for Universal, Warner Bros and Independent Films
  • Watford Coliseum - Chandos recordings – BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • London Metropolitan Orchestra – The Last Shadow Puppets

SOLO PERFORMANCES

  • Roxanna Panufnik - Generation of Love -  Orchestra of the Swan (World Premiere)
  • Mozart Fourth Horn Concerto - Guildford Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra of the Swan
  • ‘Sequence’ – New Work Commission (two solo horns) – performed with Richard Watkins
  • Strauss First Horn Concerto – Cambridge
  • Mozart Third Horn Concerto – Cambridge
  • Dukas Villanelle – Adrian Boult Hall
  • Mozart Second Horn Concerto – Stratford-upon-Avon

EDUCATION

  • Royal Academy of Music – PGDip & LRAM Teaching Diploma – Distinction
  • Cambridge University (Newnham College) – BA (Hons) Music 2:1

Professors: Michael Thompson • Richard Watkins • Andrew Clarke (natural horn)

PRIZES/SCHOLARSHIPS

     Countess of Munster Award ABRSM Scholarship • Nicholas Blake Ensemble Prize
     Drummond Sharp Prize Dennis Brain Memorial Prize Max Pirani Trio Prize
     Tebutt Exhibition Award Worshipful Company of Musicians Solo Brass Prize

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Instruments
Horn

Ensembles
The Pirani Trio