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Joy Lisney


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Professional Orchestral Experience:
  • Guest Principal with orchestras including London Mozart Players, RTÉ Orchestra
  • Trials: CBSO principal, Bournemouth SO Co-Principal, London Mozart Players Associate Principal
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia, Britten Sinfonia, Oxford Philharmonic

Chamber Music:
  • Guest cello with the Allegri, Endellion, Dante and Wihan Quartets
  • Collaborations include: Sir Stephen Cleobury, Dame Emma Kirkby, Huw Watkins, James Gilchrist, Kryisa Osostowicz, Mishka Rushdie Momen, Michael Whight, Paul Barritt, James Lisney
  • Solo recital venues: Purcell Room, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, St George’s Bristol, Queen’s Hall Edinburgh, Wigmore Hall, West Road Concert Hall, Concerts at King’s, Aldeburgh Festival
  • Regular attendee at OCM Prussia Cove

Concerto Soloist:
  • Orchestra for Peace, Royal Orchestral Society, Cambridge University Orchestra, King’s College Festival Orchestra, Basingstoke SO, Woking SO, Wakefield SO, Sinfonia of Cambridge, Seraphin Project Orchestra

Competitions and Prizes:
  • Tonbridge Wells International Competition - 2nd Prize
  • Hattori Foundation Scholarship

  • BA in Music, MPhil in Composition - Clare College, Cambridge
  • PhD in Composition - King’s College, Cambridge
  • Cello tuition from Melissa Phelps
  • IMS Prussia Cove Masterclasses with Steven Isserlis, David Waterman

  • Principal Conductor of the Seraphin Project Orchestra
  • Masterclasses including: BBC Philharmonic, Marin Alsop with the Philharmonia, London Conducting Workshop
  • Performances: St John’s Smith Square, West Road Concert Hall, King’s College Chapel, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Dante Festival

  • Live broadcast on BBC Radio 3 from the Wigmore Hall (January 2023)
  • String Quartet Apparitions premiered by the Arditti Quartet (2015)
  • Recent commissions include: Dante Quartet, Barbican Quartet, Woking Symphony Orchestra, Tring Choral Society, Mithras Trio (BBC Commission)
  • Winner of the Ralph Vaughan Williams and Sir Arthur Bliss Prizes
  • Production music composed for

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Cello, Composer, Conductor