Inês Delgado Violin

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Classical violinist graduate from the Royal College of Music, frequently freelancing with the main orchestras in the UK (LPO, RPO, others).
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Inês is originally from Portugal, but moved to London in 2014 to study at the Royal College of Music, where she completed both her Bachelor and Master Degrees. Inês is passionate about chamber music and orchestra. She was a member of the prizewinning Salomé Quartet and currently started the new Eunoia Duo, who will have their Wigmore Hall debut in October 2022. Currently, she is on trial with the Ulster Orchestra for principal second violin, and she just finished a 2-year scheme with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Foyle Future Firsts. She frequently freelances with other main UK orchestras, such as the Philharmonia and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Inês has performed in numerous festivals and venues such as the Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall, and others. Her interests go beyond performing: Inês is passionate about community and outreach, and making music available to all, specially those who cannot normally access it. She was Wigmore Hall’s Trainee Music Leader for 2021/22, and particularly loves brining music workshops to communities who may identify as vulnerable or marginalised. She works frequently with people living with dementia and also created and delivered a pilot project for people in addiction recovery, which explored music and mindfulness tools to support wellbeing.

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Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Theatre / Show, Recording session, Charity event, Corporate event, Private event, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Arranger, Songwriter, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Community music worker
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Inês' Song list

Bach - violin sonata in F minor no. 5
Bach - solo sonatas and partitas
Bach - concerto for two violins
Beethoven - violin sonata no. 5
Beethoven - violin sonata no. 7
Brahms - violin sonata no. 1
Brahms - violin sonata no. 2
Brahms - violin sonata no. 3
Bruch - violin concerto no. 1
Debussy - violin sonata
Elgar - Salut d'amour
Franck - violin sonata
Frederico de Freitas - Berceuse
Khachaturian - sonata monologue for solo violin
Kreisler - Liebesleide
Kreisler - Sehon Rosmarin
Leclair - violin sonatas
Mozart - violin sonata in B minor
Mozart - violin sonata in G major
Mozart - violin concerto no. 3
Mozart - violin concerto no. 5
Shostakovich - violin sonata
Air in G - Bach
Ave Maria - Schubert
Cavalleria Rusticana (Intermezzo) - Mascagni
Claire de Lune - Debussy
Drinking song from "Traviata" - Verdi
Flower Duet - Delibes
Fur Elise - Beethoven
Jesu joy of man's desire - J.S. Bach
Largo from ‘Winter’ - Vivaldi
Liebesleide - Kreisler
Meditation from Thais - Massenet
O for the wings of a dove - Mendelssohn
O mio bambino caro - G. Puccini
Panis Angelicus - Franck
Pavane - Ravel
Salut d'amour - Elgar
Sehon Rosmarin - Kreisler
Vocalise - Rachmaninov
Water Music - Handel
Against all odds (take a look at me now) - Phil Collins
All of me - John Legend
All you need is love - The Beatles
Blackbird - The Beatles
Candle in the wind - Elton John
Can't help falling in Love - Elvis Presley
Can't take my eyes off of you - Bob Crewe
Comes as you are - Nirvana
Feeling good - Nina Simone (Michael Bublé)
Fields of Gold - Sting
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
Heart Shaped Box - Nirvana
Here comes the Sun - The Beatles
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Hit the road Jack
I don't wanna miss one thing - Aerosmith
Imagine - The Beatles
Kiss from a rose - Seal
Love of my Life - Queen
Moon dance - Van Morrison
Moon River - Henry Mancini (Audrey Hepborne)
Sailing - Rod Stewart
She - Elvis Costello
Somewhere over the Rainbow
Stand by me
Thank you for the Music - ABBA
Viva la Vida - Coldplay
Wish you were here - Pink Floyd
Wonderful tonight - Eric Clapton
Yesterday - The Beatles
Your Song - Elton John
You're beautiful - James Blunt
Besame Mucho - Consuelo Velasquez
Fly me to the Moon - Bart Howard (Sinatra)
Girl from Ipanema (Garota do Ipanema) - Jobim e Moraes
I don’t mean a thing - Duke Ellington
Minor swing
Moonlight in Vermont - (Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong)
Moon River - Henry Mancini (Audrey Hepborne)
Out of tune (desafinado) - Jobim
Solitude - Duke Ellington
Summertime - Gershwin (Ella Fitzgerald)
Take five - Paul Desmond
Wonderful world - Louis Armstrong
Cinema Paradiso, Love theme - E. Morricone
Meyer’s Cavatina - from Deer Hunter
Moon River - from Breakfast at Tiffany's
Schindler's List theme - J. Williams
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My character is what seems to stand out the most during my performances: my clients and audience members often highlight my natural positivity (as I do smile a lot!) and my passion when I play the violin.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

As a chamber musician, concert venues include a great number of the major London venues: the Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Kings Place, Milton Court Hall at the Barbican Centre, among others.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

I have a very diverse artistic background, and that aspect surely influenced my open-mindedness and curiosity about all types of music and art. I enjoy listening to music from Classical to Blues, Rock to Jazz, African to Grunge, and I really love this about myself!

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Performing at the Wigmore Hall with my string quartet, the Salomé Quartet. It was a memorable experience because I go to the Wigmore Hall so often as they have the most amazing musicians performing in their gorgeous stage every day, so being able to perform in that same stage was a dream come true.

Do you have different line-up options?

I can perform as a solo violinist, and I am also part of the Salomé Quartet ( who is also happy to consider booking for events - you can find more about us on our website!

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I will always try my best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let me know.

How much time do you need to set up?

I like to arrive at least 30 minutes to 1 hour before the start of the event, to get to know the space and the acoustics.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

Of course! I'm definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event, and I will be happy to consider your own suggestions.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes! I bring my own instrument to play acoustically and my music stand.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

If there is a special song you'd like me to learn I am happy to do this for you! There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.

Inês' Prices

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Short performance (up to 15 min)£150
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£250
Up to 3 hours£280
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Inês' Reviews

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Bowen T
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

Played some of my favourite pieces for the wedding and we enjoyed the performance!

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David A
3 years ago, for a Concert in Aylesbury End
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5 out of 5

It was a mesmerising performance, it was like listening to music from the gods. Thank you for this treat!

Pete F
3 years ago, for a Concert in London
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5 out of 5

From the moment I heard Inês play, it was clear that she has something special; her lyrical musicality and professionalism, coupled with boundless enthusiasm when performing makes her a joy to watch. I always look forward to her performances, as she puts so much of herself into them, making each one magical and uniquely precious.

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