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Francesca Smith

Violin

WORK EXPERIENCE

SYMPHONY:

  • London Philharmonic (extra inc 1st Violins)
  • Philharmonia (extra 1st Violins)
  • Royal Philharmonic (extra inc 1st Violins)
  • RPO Concert Orchestra (1st Violins)
  • BBC (extra with most orchestras inc 1st Violins)

Trials

  • London Symphony Orchestra (2nd Round) - 1st Violin Position
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Principal 1st Violin Position (No. 4)
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra - Principal 2nd Violin Position

Positions offered

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra - Associate

CHAMBER:

  • English Chamber Orchestra (extra inc 1st Violins)
  • London Chamber Orchestra (extra inc 1st Violins)
  • City of London Sinfonia (extra 1st Violins)
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra (extra inc 1st Violins)
  • Orchestra of St. John's (extra inc 1st Violins)
  • London Mozart Players (extra inc 1st Violins)
  • English Sinfonia (extra inc 1st Violins)
  • City of London Chamber Players (extra inc 1st Violins)
  • String quartet and piano trio work in UK, Spain and Italy

CONTEMPORARY WORK:

  • Composer's Soloist for contemporary music competitions
  • Contemporary Chamber Music Festivals (UK, France, Spain and Italy)

COMMERCIAL WORK:

  • Films, TV, Radio, Jingles and Recordings

OPERA WORK:

  • Glyndebourne (London Philharmonic)
  • Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

SOLO WORK:

  • Recitals, Music Societies, Concertos (Britain, Germany and Italy)
  • Debut: St. John's Smith Square - Saint-Saens' Intro & Rondo Capriccioso (Bram Tovey)

MUSICAL EDUCATION (1981-1985)

  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama, AGSM (Merit)
  • Professors: Detlef Hahn, Yfrah Neaman, Ruggiero Ricci and Igor Ozim

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Instruments
Violin