Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra
About Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra
Nicola Bates completed her performance studies at the RSAMD in 2005, graduating with a BA Hons degree and Advanced Education. During her final year she won the John McInnulty Prize for Orchestral String Playing . Orchestras she works with include the LPO, RLPO, Brighton Philharmonic, Cinematic Sinfonia, English Chamber Orchestra, St Pauls Sinfonia, British Sinfonietta, Opera de Bauge, Liceu Opera, Orchestra of St Pauls and Dartington International Festival Orchestra. Principal positions include Leader of the Hokusai Orchestra, Dartington Festival Orchestra, Sussex Symphony and The European Opera Centre. Co-leader of the British Sinfonietta and Cinematic Sinfonia. Nicola also plays in many smaller ensembles and performs regularly with Opera Room productions, Mountview College of Dramatic Arts, The Herschel Quartet and Brighton Chamber Ensemble. Nicola is a member of Warsaw Radio based in Brighton, plays for London's top Ceilidh Band - License to Ceilidh. Artists she has recorded for and toured with include Sting, Arijit Singh, Michael Hagen and Imax films.