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Léonie Adams

Cello


ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE
TRIALS
  • Northern Ballet Sinfonia - No.2 , including sitting Principal
  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra – No.3 Sub-Principal, including sitting No.2
  • Opera North – including sitting No.2
FREELANCE
Principal
  • Scottish Opera
  • Northern Ballet Sinfonia
  • Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria
  • London Contemporary Orchestra
  • Orchestra of the Swan
  • Castle Ward Opera (including live on Radio 3)

Co-Principal (No.2)

  • Philharmonia
  • English National Opera
  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • Opera North
  • Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Orchestra of St John’s
  • London Concert Orchestra


Sub-Principal (No. 3)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Ballet Sinfonia
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • RTÉ Concert Orchestra
  • Opera Ireland


Tutti
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra (Proms)
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra (Proms including First Night)
  • Welsh National Opera
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • Ulster Orchestra
  • CBSO
  • Northern Sinfonia
  • Glyndebourne Touring Orchestra


EDUCATION OUTREACH, ORCHESTRAL AND CHAMBER COACHING
  • Orchestra of the Swan, Ledbury Poetry Festival, Three Choirs Festival – Workshop Leader (June & July 2014)
  • Christchurch Earthquake Relief Music Workshops, New Zealand – Workshop leader  (February 2012)
  • LPO Playerlink & Concertlink - including Watergate Special Needs School, & ‘Cello Tutor for LPO “Have a Go” days
  • Education Outreach concerts and workshops with Philharmonia, ENO, RPO, CLS, CCSO & LKS
  • Education Outreach project in Yate – including Special Needs, Primary & Nursery Schools and Residential Home
  • ‘Cello, chamber music & improvisation tutor, and course supervisor on the East Kent Holiday Music Trust, Fantasia Summer School & Chamber Players

THEATRE
  • "Lion King" – Deputy (2014 – current)
  • “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)

CHAMBER MUSIC & SOLO
  • The Dionysus Ensemble – Ensemble in Residence for The Commonwealth Resounds!
  • The Blyth Ensemble - ‘Nous Repertories Musica XXI’ Festival Barcelona – Soloist
  • Duo Concert tour of New Zealand with Michael Higgins (piano) – including live on Radio NZ
  • Soloist at Buckingham Palace for Her Majesty The Queen
  • Dvorak Concerto - Rehearsal Orchestra, Elgar Concerto - Bromley Ecumenical Chamber Orchestra, Bruch Kol Nidrei  - Guildford Symphony Orchestra, Schumann Concerto - Luxembourg Philharmonia, Haydn Concerto in C - Sutton Symphony Orchestra
  • Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, Saint Jean Cap Ferrat - Les Azuriales Opera
  • Bach Suite No.2 - Lockerbie ‘Ten Year Act of Remembrance’, Westminster Abbey/BBC live broadcast

EDUCATION
  • 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)
Professors: Felix Schmidt, Philip Sheppard, Jo Knight, Philip De Groote, Alexander Boyarsky, Igor Sitnikov, Eduardo Vassallo

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Instruments
Cello, Remote Recording

Ensembles
Dionysus Ensemble, Bacchus Quartet