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Rowena Calvert

Cello

Sessions

  • Hilary Skewes Ltd
  • COOL Music Ltd
  • Isobel Griffiths Ltd

 

Professional Orchestral

  • Britten Sinfonia - Guest Principal
  • Scottish Ensemble
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • John Wilson Orchestra
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • The Hallé
  • Philharmonia
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Glyndebourne Touring Opera
  • Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra


Chamber Music

  • Cavaleri Quartet - Founding member
    • Royal Overseas League Competition - First Prize
    • Hamburg International String Quartet Competition - First Prize
    • Osaka International String Quartet competition - Second Prize
    • Borciani International String Quartet Competition - Special Prize
    • Tours of Europe, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Japan
    • Performed in Wigmore Hall, Bridgwater Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Cadogan Hall
    • Radio Broadcasts BBC Radio 3, Radio Clasica (Spain), NDR Kultur and SWR Radio (Germany)

Educational Projects

  • Artis Specialist - regular workshops in schools
  • Aurora Orchestra - dynamos workshops in schools to inspire young children to play music
  • Philharmonia Orchestra - Principal cello in educational workshops for GCSE students
  • Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra - Part of project to bring schools together from different backgrounds through music

Concertos

  • Darwin Ensemble, broadcast live on Classic FM
  • London Mozart Players 
  • Guildford Symphony Orchestra 
  • Edinburgh Festival Orchestra 
  • Meadows Chamber Orchestra 
  • The Covent Garden Actors Orchestra 
  • RNCM Symphony Orchestra 
  • Harlow Symphony Orchestra 

Solo performances

  • Wigmore Hall
  • Royal Festival Hall
  • Royal Albert Hall

Awards and prizes

  • RNCM Gold Medal (2004)
  • Countess of Munster Star Award (2004)
  • Busenhart – Morgen Evans Award from the Worshipful Company of Musicians (2004)
  • Leonard Rose Award (2003)
  • Sir John Barbirolli Prize (2003)
  • Ian Fleming Award (2003)
  • Tillett Trust Education Award (2003)
  • BBC Young Musician of the Year - National String Finalist (1998)

 

Education 

  • Royal Northern College of Music, Hannah Roberts (2004 - 2008)
  • Royal Academy of Music, Paul Watkins (2000 - 2002)
  • Yehudi Menuhin School Leonid Gorokhov (1996 - 2000)

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Instruments
Cello