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Tanya Sweiry


Principal and Leading

  • RTE National Symphony Orchestra – Guest Principal 2nd Violin (2020)
  • Hallé Orchestra – Trial - Principal 2nd Violin (2018)
  • English National Ballet – Guest Principal 2nd Violin (2018)
  • Oltenia State Philharmonic Orchestra – Guest Leader and soloist (April 2016, Romania)
  • Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra of London – Leader (2016 - 2019)
  • Covent Garden Sinfonia – Guest Principal and Co-Principal 2nd violin (2016 – present)
  • Worthing Symphony Orchestra – Guest Co-Leader (2016 – present)
  • Chineke!
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia – Guest Co-Leader

1st Violin Section

  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra (also trial 2017)
  • BBC Concert Orchestra, Trial (present)
  • Philharmonia (also trial 2017-18)
  • London Sinfonietta (1st and 2nd violin)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • London Concert Orchestra

Session, Light and Classical recordings include:

  • COOL Music Ltd
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra, various
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, various
  • Halle Orchestra - Principal 2nd (2018, Chandos – Rubicon Classics)
  • Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra of London – Leader (2018, Centaur Records USA)
  • Various Chamber recordings in chamber settings with CGS, Peter Sheppard Skaerved, RAM, British Film Festival
  • Sainsbury Royal Academy Soloists (principal 2nd) Phil Chashian ‘The House of the Night’ for NMC Label

Recordings as soloist include;

  • ‘Pandorica’ film directed by Tom Payton
  • Album 'Deliverence' by Culprate (Dubstep genre)
  • Bach and Enescu for the Royal Academy of Music on the Viotti ex-Bruce Stradivarius

Chamber & Solo work includes:

  • Manchester Bridgewater Hall Mid-day Series Solo Reictal
  • Lark Ascending with the Oltenia Philharmonic State Orchestra, Romania
  • Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra of London, various solo and chamber performances as director
  • ChamberMusicBox – chamber concerts
  • Solo recital, St Jude’s Proms
  • Brahms Concerto with The Blaze Ensemble, LGSO, Trinity Camerata
  • Tchaikovsky Concerto with the North London Symphony Orchestra
  • Concordia Foundation Solo Artist
  • Soloist on tour with Lucerne Festival Academy Ensemble, Matthias Pintscher conducting.

Competitions, Awards and Scholarships

  • Meaker Fellow of Solo Violin at the Royal Academy of Music (2013/2014)
  • Royal Academy of Music Clumbar Studio Scholarship (2012/13)
  • MBF Ian Fleming Award (2012/13)
  • Anglo Jewish Assocciation Karten Scholarship (2012/13)
  • Sir Richard Stapely Educational Trust Scholarship (2012/13)
  • Making Music's Philip & Dorothy Green Award Scheme for Young Concert Artists - Recommended Artist 2011/12
  • ‘Music for Alice’ bursary by Making Music (2011)
  • Emanuel Hurwitz Philharmonia Orchestra/Martin Musical Scholarship Fund Award (2011)
  • Countess of Munster Trust Award (2011)
  • Anglo-Jewish Assocciation ‘Eskell Scholarship’ (2011)
  • St Marylebone Educational Foundation Grant (2011)


  • Royal Academy of Music - MA in Violin Performance (Distinction) June 2013
    • studying with Remus Azoitei
    • Diploma of the Royal Academy of Music for an exceptional final recital
    • Recipient of the Moir Carnegie Prize for the performance
    • Meaker Fellowship for solo violin 2013/14
  • Royal Academy of Music - BMus (Hons) First Class with full scholarship July 2009
    • Studied with Professor Hu Kun and Professor Remus Azoitei.

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