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Kathryn James (Violin) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since April 2012)

  • Orchestras: Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Welsh National Opera Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Bernardi Chamber Ensemble.
  • Chamber Groups: Belmont Ensemble of London, Bryden Strings, Trafalgar Sinfonia.
  • Shows: Royal Shakespeare Company, Showboat, South Pacific, West Side Story.
  • Sessions: London Metropolitan Orchestras Ltd.

Kathryn's orchestral work also includes

  • Belmont Ensemble
  • National Symphony Orchestra
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra (Trial)
  • RTE National Symphony Orchestra
  • The Heritage Orchestra
  • Welsh National Opera Orchestra

Show Work Includes:

  • A Little Night Music (West End)
  • Annie Get Your Gun (UK Tour dep)
  • Aspects of Love (Menier Chocloate Factory & UK Tour)
  • Bumblescratch (Concert & Album)
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (West End dep)
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (UK Tour)
  • Love's Labour's Lost (RSC, Chichester & West End)
  • Love Story (Chichester & West End)
  • Much Ado About Nothing (RSC, Chichester & West End)
  • Oklahoma (UK Tour)
  • Show Boat (Sheffield Crucible and London West End)
  • Soho Cinders (Concert & Album)
  • South Pacific (Barbican & UK Tour)
  • Stiles & Drewe's Peter Pan (Album)
  • The Girls (West End, Dep)
  • The Ladykillers (Recorded Music)
  • The War of the Worlds (West End dep)
  • West Side Story (Sadler's Wells)

Session Work Includes:

  • London Metropolitan Orchestra
  • Sylvia Addison (Music Solutions)

Kathryn has worked with artists including; Lionel Richie, Brian May, Razorlight, Unkle, Shirley Bassey, Will Young, The Last Shadow Puppets, Kanye West, Echo and the Bunnymen, The Cinematic Orchestra, Bryn Terfel, Andrea Bocelli and Katherine Jenkins.

Events include; The BRIT Awards, The Proms, The Royal Variety Show, The WhatsOnStage.com Awards, Cardiff Singer of the World and European tours with ABBA The Show.

Kathryn is also a member of the Celticana and Estillo string quartets.

Kathryn enjoys a varied career as a freelance violinist. Engagements include a wide variety of film and album sessions, extensive orchestral work and shows in both the West End and on tour.


Graduate studies

the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (BMus Hons, 1998 - 2002). Her postgraduate studies took place at the GSM&D (MMus Perf, 2002 - 2003).

Schools attended

Sir Thomas Picton School, Haverfordwest (1991 - 1998).


Kathryn has had lessons and masterclasses with Krzysztof Smietana, Pauline Scott, Simon Fischer, Harry Cawood, Stefan Popov, Phillip Dukes, Ivo Van der Werff, Gordon Back, and the Vellinger and Takacs Quartets.

Kathryn joined Morgensterns in September 2004

Kathryn's web profile was last updated 23rd Apr 2017


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