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Mike Briggs (Viola, Copyist) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since October 2012)

  • Orchestras: BBC Concert Orchestra, Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, British Philharmonic Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Mozart Festival Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Southern Pro Musica, Worthing Symphony Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Carl Rosa Opera Company, English National Ballet, Northern Ballet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Apollo Chamber Orchestra, Bath Philharmonia, Bernardi Chamber Ensemble, English Festival Orchestra, London Contemporary Orchestra, London Festival Orchestra, New London Sinfonia, Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Shows: Phantom of The Opera, South Pacific.

Mike's orchestral work also includes

BBC Concert Orchestra (member), BBC Philharmonic, Northern Sinfonia, City of London Sinfonia, London Baroque Soloists, Opera for All, Midlands Symphony Orchestra, Lewes Chamber Orchestra, Normandy Chamber Orchestra and The Soloists of London.

Mike's theatre work includes Thursford Christmas Show (1999 - 2000), Miss Saigon (National tour, 2003 - 04), Chitty Chitty Band Band (Palladium, Dep 2004 - 05), My Fair Lady (National Tour (2005 - 06), Geoff Waye's War of the Worlds (National tours 2006 and 2008).

Mike's session experience includes the London Telefilmonic Orchestra, Urban Soul Orchestra, Music Solutions Ltd, Music Matters Ltd, Justin Pearson, BBC Concert Orchestra.

Mike's chamber music experience includes Soloists of London Quartet (2009 Gabby Lester, Daniel Bhattacharya, Jane Fenton) Solaris String Quartet (2008-9 Roland Roberts, Neil McTaggart, Nick Allen), Grace Quartet (2000-08 Kate Grace, Tim Myall, Una Birtchnell).

In 2007/8 Mike trialed for the principal viola position of English National Ballet.

As an academic and researcher, Mike has prepared recording editions for the London Mozart Players/Chandos Contemporaries of Mozart CD Series. He has also been a copyist/arranger for BMG Classics, James Galway, Goldsmiths college and the London Mozart Players.

Mike is a member of the BBC Concert Orchestra Viola Section, and has worked with a variety of other UK orchestras such as the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, British Philharmonic Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Mozart Festival Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra.

His Chamber Orchestra Work includes the Apollo Chamber Orchestra, Bath Philharmonia, Bernardi Chamber Ensemble, English Festival Orchestra, London Festival Orchestra, New London Sinfonia and the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra.

His Opera & Ballet work includes the Carl Rosa Opera Company, English National Ballet, Grange Park Opera, Northern Ballet and the Royal Ballet Sinfonia.

Mike's Show experience includes, Phantom of The Opera and South Pacific.

EDUCATION

Graduate studies

King's College, London University (1989 - 1990) and at Newcastle University (1991 - 1993).

Mike was born in Poole 1971.

Schools attended

Sherborne School (1984 - 1989).

Teachers

Iain Davies, Amanda Denley & Martin Outram.

Mike joined Morgensterns in January 1999

Mike's web profile was last updated 18th Oct 2017

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If you require musicians for a concert, recital or to enhance an event,
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