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Lydia Alonso


Professional Orchestra

  • New London Sinfonia - principal
  • Mozart Symphony Orchestra
  • Malaga Philarmonic Orchestra
  • Ensemble OrQuesta (London)
  • Barbieri Symphony Orchestra - sub-principal
  • Tenerife Symphony Orchestra
  • Euskadi Symphony Orchestra
  • Petersfield Symphony Orchestra

Orchestral Training

  • Gustav Mahler Jugendorchestre
  • Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra and Royal Academy Chamber Orchestra
  • Spanish National Youth Orchestra  
  • Euskal Herria Youth Orchestra - principal

Chamber Music

  • Artes Trio (clarinet, cello and piano): resident chamber group of RCSMM. Performances in Segovia, Madrid, Santander.
  • Cello – Piano duo:
    • Tobias Haunhorst: performances in London
    • Omar-Jonatás Sánchez: performances in Santander International Festival, Vitoria, Madrid, Segovia.
    • Alastair Finlay: Performances in London. Finalist Wilfrid Parry Prize 2011
  • Emilio González Sanz: performances in Madrid, Málaga
  • Santander String Quartet (London): Performances in London
  • Piano Trio (London): Performances in London
  • Cello Duo. “A Cello Tale” Lidia Alonso & Pedro Peláez

Solo recitals

  • Palacio de Festivales, Spain. Santander International Festival
  • Abbey St Martin de Cuxa 60 Prades International Festival
  • Don Luis de Borbón Palace, Spain. International Festival

Education Work

  • Youth Music Center London. Cello assistant
  • Cello master class in “Ataulfo Argenta” Conservatory in Santander (1-8 ABRSM grades)
  • Private teacher working both with children and adults at all levels


  • Larion10 Studio, Florence, Italy: Opera The Wardrobe
  • Goldsmith Studio, London: Game of Thrones and Zelda
  • Marditos Roedores Studio, Spain: Momento para violonchelo solo J.A.Simarro (premier)
  • EMI studio. Royal Academy of Music, London: Brahms Cello Sonata E Minor. (St John's Smith Square)
  • Light Knight Productions, Spain: Bach Suite BWV1007; Christmas Carol (Bach Suite BWV1012)
  • RNE Clásica, Spain. Interview + concert (RNE studio): Rota (trio clarinet, cello and piano)
  • RNE Clásica, Spain. Concert (Marcelino Botin Hall): Britten, De Monasterio, Paganini & Shostakovich
  • ETB (Spain). Film and documental music. Euskal Herria Youth Orchestra (principal): Wagner


  • Davide Fensi. The Wardrobe. Opera for 7 instruments, percussion and voice – Florence, Italy 2016
  • Antonio Noguera. A vostra santa voluntat op.119 for cello and piano - Craxton Studios, London2016
  • David del Puerto. London Little Suite for cello solo (to Lidia Alonso) - Craxton Studios, London 2016
  • Miguel Bustamante. Quasi una cadenza op.4c for cello solo - St Marys Church Notholt, London 2016
  • Davide Fensi. Meditation on a tale for saxo and cello - Royal Academy of Music, London2015
  • Michele Sarti. Abendgebet for cello solo & Fragment interrogatif for cello solo David Josefowitz Hall 2014
  • Juan Antonio Simarro. Momento para violonchelo solo (to Lidia Alonso) - Botin Foundation Santander 2015

Competitions and Awards

  • Wilfrid Parry Prize (London): Finalist year 2013
  • Melomano Intercentros Spain: Finalist year 2008
  • Marcelino Botin Award during the Bachelor of Music in Madrid 2008-2012
  • Spanish Government Award during the MA in Performance 2013 - 2015


  • Royal Academy of Music, London:
    • Professional Diploma in Contemporary Music  2015-2016
    • Master of Arts in Performance Dip RAM. Baroque cello (second study)  2013-2015               
  • Royal Conservatory of Madrid: Bachelor of Music (dist) 2008-2012

Teachers:David Smith, David Strange, Joey Crouch, Philippe Muller, Iagoba Fanlo


  • David Strange
  • Jo Cole

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