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Helena Wood


“Brilliantly communicative, full of artistic commitment that was utterly gripping” Musical Opinion

“Electricity crackled,...a veiled tone and a seamless legato, glorious to hear”
The Times

“a remarkably kinetic flow to her musical journeying, …technical prowess, an exciting, nerve-jangling rendition”
The Strad

“an impressive display of virtuosity, rich-toned intensity with exuberant confidence”
Musical Opinion

Orchestral work

Former leader of RTE National Symphony Orchestra (2013-2018)

Guest leading:

London Symphony Orchestra

Philharmonia Orchestra
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Spanish National Orchestra

Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Antwerp Symphony Orchestra

English National Opera

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Welsh National Opera
Cape Town Opera

Solo work

Performed as a soloist with:
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra (live tv and radio performances at the Proms)
RTE NSO (live radio)
English Sinfonia
London Mozart Players
Welsh National Opera

Performed concerti and recitals at:
Wigmore Hall
Queen Elizabeth Hall
Barbican Hall
Royal Festival Hall
Purcell Room
Edinburgh Festival
Solo tours in Israel, Romania, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Spain.

Chamber music

Collaborations with:
John Lill, Freddy Kempf, Nigel Kennedy, Finghin Collins, Guy Johnston.
Member of Amici Duo with Elizabeth Cooney.

Session work

Cool Music, Music Solutions, Knifedge, Millennia Strings, John Wilson Orchestra.


Royal College of Music 1997-2001 (1st class honors degree)
Professors: Itzhak Rashkovsky, Pamela Spofforth, Joey Corpus.


Available from: Nathalie Stutzmann, Hakan Hardenburger and Michael Hofstetter

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