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Léonie Adams




  • Scottish Opera
  • Northern Ballet Sinfonia (No.2 Trial)
  • Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria
  • Manchester Camerata
  • London Contemporary Orchestra
  • London Concertante
  • Orchestra of the Swan
  • Castle Ward Opera NI (including live Radio 3 broadcast)
Co-Principal (No.2)
  • Royal Opera House
  • Philharmonia 
  • English National Opera
  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (No.3 Trial)
  • Royal Ballet Sinfonia
  • Opera North (Trial)
  • Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra (including Principal for education concerts)
  • Orchestra of St John’s
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • London Concert Orchestra
Sub-Principal (No. 3)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (including Principal for education concerts)
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • RTÉ Concert Orchestra
  • Opera Ireland

No.4 or televised
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra (Proms & No.4)
  • Welsh National Opera (No.4) 
  • Royal Northern Sinfonia (No.4)
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra (Proms including First Night – live BBC broadcasts TV & radio)

  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • Ulster Orchestra
  • CBSO
  • Glyndebourne Touring Orchestra

  • "Lion King" – West End Deputy (2014 – current)
  • “Cinderella” Andrew Lloyd Webber – West End Deputy (2021 – show closure)
  • “The Light Princess” by Tori Amos – National Theatre Sept 13-Feb14 (Cello Chair)
  •   “Why the Whales Came” by Michael Morpurgo – Birmingham Stage Company Nov 08- Jan 09 (solo ‘cello with electro acoustics)

  • The Dionysus Ensemble – RPS award winner 2021, Ensemble in Association: The Commonwealth Resounds!
    • Performance and/or outreach projects for: Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022, Mayor of London, Commonwealth Secretariat, Jesuit Missions, HomeSlough
    • Recordings broadcast on: BBC Radio 3, Scala Radio, ABC Classic, RNZ Concert, RTÉ Lyric FM, SABC
  • The Blyth Ensemble - ‘Nous Repertories Musica XXI’ Festival Barcelona – Soloist
  • British Council duo concert tour (New Zealand) – including live broadcast on Radio NZ
  • Soloist at Buckingham Palace for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
  • Bach Suite No.2 - Lockerbie ‘Ten Year Act of Remembrance’, Westminster Abbey/BBC live broadcast


  • Workshop Leader:
    • Orchestra of the Swan
    • Ledbury Poetry Festival
    • Three Choirs Festival
    • Christchurch Earthquake Relief Music Workshops (NZ)
    • The Dionysus Ensemble
  • Education Outreach concerts and workshops:
    • Philharmonia
    • English National Opera
    • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    • City of London Sinfonia
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra: including Watergate Special Needs School & ‘Cello Tutor for “Have a Go” days
  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance - ‘Cello orchestral tutor (including sectionals)


  • Moscow – 2000 (Igor Sitnikov)
  • RCM - BMus(Hons) 2000-2004
  • RAM (Scholar) – PGDip 2005-2007
  • Encuentro de Musica y Academia, Santander (Scholar) – Natalia Gutman, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi – 2006
  • Toronto Summer Music Festival and Academy (Scholar) – Janos Starker - 2007
  • Lake District Summer Music (Scholar) – Colin Carr (2002) Steven Doane (2003) Frans Helmerson (2005)

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Cello, Remote Recording

Dionysus Ensemble