Soloists

Emily Sun

Emily Sun

Australian violinist Emily Sun made her concerto début with the East-West Philharmonic Orchestra aged 10, and has since been a regular soloist with the Sydney, Melbourne, Tasmanian, Queensland, Canberra Symphony Orchestras and the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Internationally, she has performed with US orchestras Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, Garland Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Arlington and Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra; China’s Shanghai Youth Orchestra, Romania’s Mihail Jora Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Moscovia Chamber Orchestra Russia. Read more >>

Michael Foyle

Michael Foyle

Praised for 'playing of compelling conviction' (The Daily Telegraph) and 'superlative, unwaveringly engaging performance' (Seen and Heard International), Michael Foyle won The 2016 Netherlands Violin Competition. His acclaimed performance of Szymanowksi's Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra led to an immediate invitation to give his début recital in The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam. Read more >>

Manus Noble

Manus Noble

After graduating with first class honours from the Royal College of Music, Manus Noble was awarded a scholarship to do his Masters at the Royal Academy of Music. Noble gave his debut performance at the Cadogan Hall, aged 19. He was given Performance Awards by the Musicians Benevolent Fund, Countess of Munster and Ian Flemming Trusts, and was accepted onto the Park Lane Group Young Artist’s Concert Series at the Purcell Room. He won first prize in the Ivor Mairants Guitar Competition in 2011. Read more >>

Maddy Aldis-Evans

Maddy Aldis-Evans, by Arne Vossfeldt

Maddy Aldis-Evans was born in Leicester. She studied Oboe and composition at the Birmingham Conservatoire obtaining a Postgraduate Diploma in professional studies, BA(Hons) degree, ABSM(merit) in Composition and winning the BA Course prize. She was also awarded the college prize for Orchestral Composition, and the college Sinfonia, conducted by Andrew Mogrelia, premiered her “Four pieces for orchestra”. Maddy continued her studies at the Royal Northern College of music where she gained a post-graduate diploma in advanced performance and Composition studying Oboe with Jonathon Small (Principal Oboe RLPO) and composition with Dr. Anthony Gilbert. “Claudia” for chamber ensemble was performed at the college and Maddy was awarded the Rawsthorn Prize for composition. Read more >>

Lynn Farleigh

Lynn Farleigh (Photo - Sophie Baker)

Lynn Farleigh, a Bristolian, trained at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama and began her career in rep at Salisbury. She has worked many times for the ESC, the RSC and the National Theatre, recently in the acclaimed production of “Three Days in the Country”. Shakespeare roles include Helena in All's Well That Ends Well, Viola , Hermione, Lady Anne, Titania, Portia and Lady Macbeth. Much television work includes Steptoe and Son, Pride and Prejudice, Finney, Out, Wycliffe (as Helen), Midsomer Murders, and more recently in Vera, Lightfields, Casualty, Silent Witness and EastEnders. Read more >>

Joo Yeon Sir - Violin

Joo Yeon Sir

Korean-born British violinist Joo Yeon Sir is winner of the prestigious The Arts Club Karl Jenkins Classical Music Award 2014 in association with Classic FM and The President’s Award presented by HRH The Prince of Wales. She has performed as soloist, recitalist and chamber musician at major venues across the UK including Wigmore Hall, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, St. James’s Piccadilly, Fairfield Halls, Victoria and Albert Museum, the National Gallery and St. James’s Palace in the presence of HRH The Prince of Wales. Read more >>

Yvonne-Marie Parsons

Yvonne-Marie Parsons

Yvonne's diverse musical career as a soloist, orchestral and chamber musician has taken her around the globe. She plays with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, OSJ, City of London Sinfonia, English National Ballet, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Glyndebourne Touring Opera, BBCNOW, RPCO, the Gabrieli Consort, and was principal cello with Longborough Festival Opera for 2 years. She enjoys endless wonderful chamber music including the Vale Piano Trio and Auriga Ensemble, London Concertante and Mezin Trio, and has performed cello concertos with orchestras across the world from the UK to Australia including with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in Glasgow. Read more >>

Adelia Myslov

Adelia Myslov

Adelia Myslov was born in 1989 in St Petersburg, Russia, soon moving to England with her family, where she attended the Yehudi Menuhin School and Purcell School of Music, studying violin with Natasha Boyarsky and Felix Andrievsky. She completed her Bachelor of Music at the Royal College of Music, and graduated with a Distinction in Masters of Performance from the RCM with Itzhak Rashkovsky (violin) and Adrian Butterfield (baroque violin). During her studies she received an Orpheus scholarship and was awarded an RCM Marjorie and Dorothy Whyte Memorial Fund upon graduating. She was sponsored throughout her school and college years by the London J & A Beares firm who lent her very fine violins on which to play; she now plays on an Italian violin by Lorenzo Storioni, kindly lent anonymously through Beare’s International Violin Society. Read more >>

Mandy Burvill

Mandy Burvill

Mandy studied at Trinity College of Music with Keith Puddy and Hale Hambleton, and subsequently spent 10 years as 2nd and E flat clarinet in the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. She is currently pursuing a varied freelance career, playing with orchestras including the BBC Philharmonic, Hallé, Northern Sinfonia, Manchester Camerata, Northern Ballet and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Read more >>

Adi Tal

Adi Tal

Winner of the Muriel Taylor Cello Prize and the Making Music Award for Young Concert Artists, Adi Tal is emerging as one of the most dynamic young cellists of her generation. She made her solo debut at the age of twelve with Israel Chamber Orchestra, and has since performed with numerous ensembles and orchestras including the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Jerusalem Symphony, Haifa Symphony, and Herzliya Chamber Orchestra, collaborating with conductors Thomas Sanderling, Dan Ettinger, Aldo Ceccato and James Judd. Read more >>

Daniel Broncano

Daniel Brocano

Daniel was born in Madrid in 1986 and studied there with Justo Sanz and in Paris with Nicolas Baldeyrou. He has appeared with Chroma Ensemble, Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid, sound collective and the Chipping Campden Festival Academy Orchestra. He has been a member of the Madrid Youth Orchestra, the Spanish National Youth Orchestra and the Young Musicians' Symphony Orchestra. Read more >>

Tanya Sweiry

Tanya Sweiry

American-British violinist Tanya Sweiry studied with a full scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music with Hu Kun and Remus Azoitei. In 2009 she graduated with a First Class Honours, also being awarded the ‘John Baker Development Award’ by Friends of the Royal Academy of Music. Tanya has performed at festivals and recital series including the Little Venice Music Festival, Winchester Cathedral Lunchtime Recital Series, St John’s Smith Square, Queen’s College Oxford Recital Series and Krakow Autumn Festival, Poland. As a soloist, she has performed with the North London Symphony Orchestra and Southbank Sinfonia. Read more >>

Mae Heydorn

Mae Heydorn

Mae Heydorn, a Swedish-German mezzo-soprano, is a post-graduate scholarship student at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama studying with Susan Waters and Rudolf Piernay. Read more >>

Eloisa-Fleur Thom

Eloisa-Fleur Thom

Eloisa-Fleur Thom currently studies with Maurice Hasson at the Royal Academy of Music. She was awarded an ABRSM scholarship for the duration of her undergraduate course. At RAM, Eloisa-Fleur has been awarded the John Waterhouse Prize 2007, the Amadeus Scholarship 2008 and the Ayling Academic Prize 2009. Read more >>

Sue and Phoebe Butler

Sue and Phoebe Butler

Sue was a student at Trinity College of Music where she studied viol, recorder and early music.  She has performed with distinguished viol players like Alison Crum.  Sue now teaches and advises in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes and has recently started some innovative work on teaching viol to children in schools.  A prodigiously gifted recorder player, Sue performs solo recitals and plays with baroque and renaissance groups in the area. Read more >>

Hayley Lambert

Hayley Lambert

Hayley Lambert studied at Colchester Institute with Angela Fussell and at the Royal College of Music with Kyle Horch. Since graduating in 2004 Hayley has become a busy freelance saxophonist performing with orchestras across the UK including the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Royal Ballet Sinfonia. Read more >>

Glyn Williams

Glyn Williams

Glyn Williams studied the bassoon at the Royal Academy of Music in London. His teachers over the years have included Gwydion Brooke, Ronald Waller and Michael Chapman. Glyn has freelanced in England with various orchestras including the London Symphony, BBC Symphony and the Philharmonia. He has been involved with many chamber ensembles including the Harlequin wind quintet, Volante trio and the Poulenc trio. Read more >>