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Lauren Abbott

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I am a professional violinist living in London. I play all genres of music from pop backing strings to opera.
Violinist
London
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I am an experienced violinist living and working in London. I regularly play in orchestras as well as chamber music ensembles in roles of both 1st and 2nd violin. I have played with many orchestras including the RTE National Symphony Orchestra, Welsh National Opera, London Concert Orchestra, Cape Town Opera, Brighton Philharmonic and Northern Ballet theatre. I also regularly play in several chamber ensembles as well as recording for film and TV. Orchestral Experience 2014 – Present RTE National Symphony Orchestra (1st Violin extra) 2010 – Present Northern Ballet Theatre 2010 – Present Glyndebourne Opera 2009 - Present English Classical Players 2009 Cape Town Opera, Sub-principal 2nd Violin for UK Tour 2009 – Present Brighton Philharmonic 2008 – Present Bergen Philharmonic (Regular extra) 2008 – Present Welsh National Opera (Regular extra) 2007– Present Johann Strauss Orchestra 2007 –Present Opera Genesis at the Royal Opera House, 1st violin 2007 - Present London Concert Orchestra 2007 - Present Orchestra da Camera 2006 - Present Carl Rosa Opera Company 2006 - Present Brandenburg Sinfonia 2005 - Present Festival Symphony Orchestra 2005 - Present Opera Project 2004 - Present Bath Philharmonia 2004 - Present Royal Liverpool Philharmonic 2004 - Present Guildford Philharmonic 2004 City Chamber Ensemble 2002 - Present Chameleon Arts Orchestra 2000 - 2003 London Soloists Chamber Orchestra Sessions Violinist For Mary J Blige UK Tour Face Music – Il Divo, Westlife, Leona Lewis, Paul Potts and Susan Boyle Composed and performed the Music for Audi RS4 Quattro television advertising campaign ‘Spider’ Recording for Red Eskimo, film and television music based at Pinewood. Quartet Recordings at Snake Ranch Studios for KPM music library

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Jazz, Folk, Pop, Rock, Electronic, Opera, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music
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Event types:
Wedding, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching
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Emma R, 1 year ago

Martyn and I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you all for your beautiful playing on Saturday. We genuinely couldn't have asked for anything more. The sound of the strings in that room was perfection. Many of our guests also commented on how wonderful you were. Thank you again!

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Zoe S, 1 year ago

Saffron Strings duo played beautifully at our outdoor ceremony and reception in August for our wedding! We picked a film soundtrack theme which they embraced with open arms and learnt a few new songs for us! They suggested some wonderful songs for my entrance and our exit as newly weds, and were always quick to reply. Would definitely recommend!

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