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Rebecca Dinning (nee Eves)


Orchestral experience:
  • On trial: Principal 2nd violin, Royal Ballet Sinfonia; Assistant Principal 2nd Violin (no. 2) BBCNOW
  • Freelance work: Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra 2009-present, Tutti violin (freelance position) incl. no. 4 1st violin, no. 2 & principal 2nd violin as required
  • LPO, LSO, BBCSO, London Sinfonietta, Grange Park Opera, RPO/RPCO, BSO, Manchester Camerata (incl. principal 2nd violin)
  • Previous trials for: Principal second violin Manchester Camerata (2012-13), No.3 second violins Scottish Chamber Orchestra (2009/10); tutti violin BBCSO (2012), CBSO (2010/11), Hallé Orchestra (2010/11), BBCNOW & Ulster Orchestra (2010), BBC Philharmonic & BBCSSO (2007)
  • Leader, New English Orchestra, 2010 - 2016
  • Leader, The Apollo Ensemble, 2009-12

Chamber Music Experience:
  • Ensemble Dei Gratia (Period Performance)
  • Berkeley Ensemble – regular violin deputy 2012-2018
  • The Akenside Players (Period Performance) 2012-2015– Winners of the 2012 Fenton House Early Keyboard Competition
Heath String Quartet (Second Violinist 2007-2009)
Second Prize, Haydn Prize, 20th Century Prize - 4th International Joseph Haydn Chamber Music Competition, Vienna 2009
First Prize, Audience Prize, Wilhelm Vos Prize - 19th TROMP International String Quartet Competition Holland 2008
Selected for representation by YCAT in 2008
Recitals at Wigmore Hall and Purcell Room, London; Concertgebouw, Amsterdam:  Auditorio Nacional, Madrid; Vienna Konzerthaus 2007-09; UK music clubs 2007-09
Live broadcasts for UK BBC Radio 3; Netherlands Radio 4; & Algerian Radio & TV

Carducci String Quartet: Second violin maternity cover January – June 2012, including concert tours of the UK, USA and Colombia
Massenet Meditation from Thaïs/All Souls Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall London - 2015 John Williams Remembrances/ All Souls Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall London - 2014 Haydn Concerto in C Major / All Souls Orchestra, France - 2013
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante with Robin Ashwell (viola) / Apollo Ensemble - 2011
Bach Concerto in D minor for Two Violins / Soloists of London, Spain - 2006
Bach Concerto for Violin and Oboe / Orchestra of the Yorke Trust - 2006
Bach Violin Concertos / Apollo Ensemble – 2005-11
Recitals for UK Festivals and music clubs

  • European Chamber Music Academy (Heath Quartet) 2008-09
  • Royal Academy of Music 2005-2007 – PGDip (Distinction), DipRAM, LRAM
  • Royal Northern College of Music 2001-2005 - BMus(Hons): Class I, PPRNCM  
  • Chetham’s School of Music 1996-2001
Professors: Warren Jacobs, Benedict Holland, Christopher Rowland, Lydia Mordkovich, Richard Deakin

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