… just some of the orchestras who have booked Morgensterns clients during the past year.
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Frances Emery (Double Bass, Double Bass Baroque) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since joining Morgensterns in March 2014)

  • Orchestras (Baroque/Classical): Hanover Band.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Aurora Orchestra, Orpheus Sinfonia, Welsh Chamber Orchestra.

Frances' orchestral work includes

  • 2017 Aylesbury Opera, Verdi's Otello - Single Bass
  • 2017 Chiswick Arts, Run of The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • 2016 Aurora tour to Bilbao with Mozart's Symphony No. 40 by memory
  • 2016 Ayriel Classical, Recording of Britten's Lachrymae
  • 2015 Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra, Manchester. Star Wars Convention - Principal
  • 2015 Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra, Manchester, Bridgewater Hall, outreach programme
  • 2015 Yorke Trust Opera, Donizetti Maria Stuarda and Anna Bolena - chamber ensemble
  • 2014 Shadwell Opera, Glass In The Penal Colony - String Quintet
  • 2014 Menuhin Hall, Strauss Metamorphosen chamber version - alumni concert
  • 2014 Minehead Festival, Britten Sinfonia da Requiem, Walton Viola concerto etc. - Principal
  • 2013 Minehead Festival, Tchaikovsky Symphony No.6, Strauss Four Last Songs and Beethoven Piano concerto No.3 - Principal
  • 2013-present Northern Lights Symphony Orchestra - Tutti
  • 2013 Chroma Ensemble, Iford Opera, La Traviata - chamber ensemble
  • 2013 Yorke Trust Opera, Britten A Midsummer Night's Dream - Principal
  • 2012 Castleton Festival, Virginia USA, under Lorin Maazel. Mahler Symphony No.1, Beethoven Symphony No.9. Operas: Carmen, Barber of Seville, La Bohème and A Little Night Music
  • 2012-present Orpheus Sinfonia, Beethoven cycle - Principal rotation
  • 2010 Sweden, The Rite of Spring - Principal
  • 2010 Britten Pears Orchestra, Beethoven Symphony No.4 and Haydn Nelson Mass
  • 2009 Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra, Mahler Symphony No.9, under Esa-Pekka Salonen - Tutti
  • 2005 - 2008 National Youth Chamber Orchestra, Mendelssohn Italian Symphony and Scottish Symphony. Rossini The Silken Ladder also tour to Poland, Mendelssohn Italian Symphony, Vaughan-Williams Wasps Overture, Ravel Tombeau de Couperin - Principal
  • 2005 - 2008 Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra Junior Department, Dvôrák Symphony No.5. Tchaikovsky 5, Shostakovitch 5, Rachmaninov Piano concerto No.2. Sibelius 5, Elgar In the South, Barber Concerto for Piano, Frank Proto Nine Variants on a theme by Paganini and Britten Sinfonia da Requiem - Principal
  • 2008 Menuhin Double Bass Quartet - tour to Sweden
  • 2007 Yehudi Menuhin School to Gstaad and Italy
  • 2003 National Youth Wind Ensemble, BASWE Conference Sweden

BAROQUE/CLASSICAL

  • Annual performances of Bach St John Passion and Matthew Passion in Cathedrals such as Chichester, Wells, Norwich and Portsmouth - Freelance Principal
  • 2016 Working with Eboracum regularly, wit multiple performances of works such as Handel's Messiah
  • 2013 La Serenissima, Buxton Festival, Vivaldi Ottone
  • 2012 Chameleon Arts Classical Orchestra, Mozart Requiem and Symphony No.40
  • 2012 - 2013 Britten Pears Baroque Ensemble, Rameau Nais, Purcell Dido and Aeneas
  • 2011 BBC Radio 3 In Tune - Compilation of Purcell songs
  • 2010 - 2015 Yorke Trust Opera, Rameau Castor et Pollux, Monteverdi L'Orfeo, Gluck Armide
  • 2010 - 2015 Yorke Trust Oratorio, Handel Israel in Egypt and L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, Bach St John Passion & many cantatas

MAJOR SCHOOL PERFORMANCES

  • 2007 Tour to Italy, La Foce, conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy
  • 2006 Opening of the Menuhin Hall - Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings conducted by Rostropovich
  • 2004 Albert Hall Celebration of the Yehudi Menuhin School 40th year - Elgar Introduction and Allegro for Strings conducted by Rostropovich.

EDUCATION

Graduate studies

  • 1997 - 2001 Aberdour Preparatory school, music scholarship aged 8
  • 2001 - 2008 The Yehudi Menuhin School
  • 1996 - 2008 Royal College of Music, Junior Department
  • 2008 - 2012 Royal College of Music BMUS (Hons)

Schools attended

1997 - 2001 Aberdour Preparatory school, music scholarship aged 8

Prizes and Awards

  • Runner up in the Gordon Turner Memorial Prize for Recital at the Royal College of Music 2007
  • Sutton Music Festival, Ida Carroll Double bass award
  • Several Gold Medals for string performances in early recitals and class events

Teachers

Masterclasses with Francois Rabbath, Paul Ellison, Jan Alm, David Fletcher, Leon Bosch, Charles DeRamus, Ali Yazdanfar, Tim Gibbs, Tom Goodman, Jiri Hudec, David Allen Moor.

Frances joined Morgensterns in March 2014

Frances's web profile was last updated 19th Nov 2017

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Frances Emery (Double Bass, Double Bass Baroque) Profile

Teaching experience

Teaching (all Double Bass)

  • 2015-present The Yehudi Menuhin School - Deputy
  • 2013-present Dulwich College Beginner classes and private lessons
  • 2012-present Westminster Abbey Choir School
  • 2012-present Eton College - Deputy
  • 2010-present Royal College of Music, Junior Department - Group sessions and individual lessons
  • 2010- 2015 Kings College Wimbledon - Beginner classes and private lessons
  • 2008-present The Bass Club, Christmas, February and Summer courses
  • 2009-present Private teacher

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Frances Emery (Double Bass, Double Bass Baroque) Profile

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