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Susan Dorey (Cello) Profile

Susan's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: Academy of St Martin In The Fields, London Symphony Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): English National Opera Orchestra, Royal Opera House Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: City of London Sinfonia.
  • Sessions: Isobel Griffiths, London Metropolitan Orchestras Ltd.
  • Education Work: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Education, City of London Sinfonia Education.

Susan Dorey is principal cello of the City of London Sinfonia and is a member of the Academy of St Martin-In-The-Fields.

Sue was a member of the Trio Zingara (1978-84) who were prize winners at the 1981 Munich International Competition.

Sue teaches cello and regularly coaches on IAPS music courses. Sue taught at Chethams School of Music (1988 - 1991)

Sue has made recordings for Oboe Classics with the Ambache Chamber Orchestra and for Naxos Records.

  • Romantic Women Composers, Oboe Classics Cat. No. AMB6004
  • Sea Change, the Choral Music Of Richard Rodney Bennett, Collegium Records, cat. No. 901
  • L Spohr: Complete Music for Violin & Harp Vol.1, (Susan Dorey, cello; Sophie Langdon, violin; Hugh Webb, harp) Naxos cat. No. 8555364
  • Complete Music for Violin and Harp Volume 2, Naxos cat. No. 8555365
  • Bach and his contemporaries: Christopher Hyde-Smith (flute) & Jane Dodd (harpsichord) & Susan Dorey (cello) Creighton Collection


Graduate studies

the Royal Academy of Music (1975 - 1978).

Schools attended

Yehudi Menuhin School (1967 - 1975).

Prizes and Awards

  • Scholarship to study with Thomas Igloi at RAM
  • Munster Trust Scholarships to study with Jacqueline du Pre and Wolfgang Mehlhorn
  • Royal Society of Arts Scholarship to study with Menahem Pressler
  • Awards from Myra Hess and Ian Fleming Trusts
  • Prize winner at the 1981 Munich International Competition


Maurice Gendron, Thomas Igloi, David Strange, Jacqueline du Pre and Wolfgang Mehlhorn.

Susan joined Morgensterns in November 1983

Susan's web profile was last updated 28th Mar 2019


Susan Dorey (Cello) Profile

Education/Outreach experience

  • Development Through Music: business projects for CLS with Metropolitan Police, Investec, Marsh McLennan Companies and others (2000 -)
  • Outreach work for CLS and ASMF (1995 -)

Teaching experience

  • IAPS Orchestral Courses, 'cello coach (1985 -)
  • Private Teaching (1979 -)
  • Chetham's School of Music (1989 - 1991)


Susan Dorey (Cello) Profile


  • Soloist in Sea Change with John Rutter, Collegium Records 2005
  • Soloist in Requiem (John Rutter), Naxos 2003
  • Trio for violin, harp and 'cello (Spohr), Naxos 2001
  • Piano Trio (Fanny Mendelssohn), BBC Music Magazine 1994
  • Oboe Quartet (Mozart), Oboe Classics 1993
  • Piano Trios (Ravel and Shostakovich), Phoenix Records 1981

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