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Christina Marroni (Bassoon, Bassoon Contra) Profile

Christina's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: BBC Concert Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Southern Pro Musica, Ulster Orchestra, Westminster Chamber Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): English National Opera Orchestra, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Welsh National Opera Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Bath Philharmonia, Brandenburg Sinfonia, Britten Sinfonia, New London Sinfonia, Orpheus Sinfonia, Sinfonia Verdi, Sinfonia ViVA, Southbank Sinfonia, Thames Sinfonia.
  • Education Work: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Education, English Young Artists Sinfonia, ViVA Education.

other items of interest …

the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Dartington Festival Orchestra, Minehead Festival Orchestra, Orchestra of Ardente Opera (Contra).

Christina is currently on trial for Principal with the BBC Concert Orchestra.

Christina's work with Southbank Sinfonia also includes side-by-side performances and joint chamber music with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House as well as participation in the Deloitte Ignite Intelligence Squared Verdi vs Wagner debate (including live webcast). Her work with the BBC Concert Orchestra includes recordings for Radio 3, side-by-side with Southbank Sinfonia, and a joint concert in the Southbank Centre's 'The Rest is Noise' festival of Frank Zappa's 200 Motels, recorded and filmed for broadcast on Radio 3 and future webcast.

Training Orchestras

  • Schleswig Holstein Festival Orchestra
  • Young Musicians' Symphony Orchestra
  • RCM Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra and Wind Ensemble
  • University of Manchester Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra
  • National Youth Orchestra of Scotland

Chamber Music

  • Da Vinci Players
  • Heath Street Ensmble
  • Holloway Winds
  • Southbank Sinfonia Wind Quartet: Performances in the Rush Hour Concert Series and at the Anghiari Festival, Tuscany
  • Southbank Sinfonia Chamber Ensemble, lunchtime concerts at the Crush Room, Royal Opera House
  • Trio Vista. Performances as part of Musician's Without Borders Festival, Manchester
  • University of York Wind Ensemble
  • 'Opus 5' Wind Quintet, including collaborations with Vaganza, The University of

  • Manchester's New Music Ensemble

Solo Performances

  • Mozart Bassoon Concerto - Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra, May 2013
  • Haydn Sinfonia Concertante - Schleswig Holstein Festival Orchestra/Paul Meyer, Aug 2012
  • Hummel Bassoon Concerto - RCM Symphony Orchestra/Rory MacDonald, May 2011 (Prize for winning RCM Concerto Competition)
  • Hindemith Concerto for Four Winds and Harp - University of Manchester Chamber Orchestra/Duncan Ward, Oct 2009

Access Schemes

  • LSO Woodwind Academy 2011
  • BBC Side-by-Side and LSO Sit-in schemes with RCM
  • RCM Orchestral Pathway

Education Work

  • LSO Soundhub
  • Hallé Harmony Youth Orchestra, Woodwind Tutor
  • Hallé Children's Workshop
  • Extensive workshops, side-by-side work, and childrens' concerts

Christina Marroni attended St Mary's Music School in Edinburgh and completed an undergraduate degree in Music at the University of Manchester, studying bassoon with former Halle Orchestra Principal Graham Salvage. She then continued her studies at the Royal College of Music, learning from Sarah Burnett, Andrea Di Flammineis and Martin Field as well as with Carlo Colombo at the CNSM de Lyon.

Christina was a member of Southbank Sinfonia between January and October 2013, and the Schleswig Holstein Festival Orchestra in 2012. She held the position of principal bassoon with the Young Musician's Symphony Orchestra, resident at St John's, Smith Square, London, until January 2013.


Graduate studies

the Royal College of Music (MPerf, Distinction 2010-2012) and at the Conservatoire National Superieur de la Musique et Danse, Lyon (ERASMUS Exchange Scholar). Her undergraduate degree in Music is from the University of Manchester (MusB hons. First Class 2007-2010), and she was a student at St Mary's Music School in Edinburgh from 2003-2007.

Prizes and Awards

  • RCM Draper's Scholarship, supported by an Ian Lomb Award and the Henry Dixon Foundation
  • RCM Concerto Competition, Winner
  • The Wiseman Prize for Performance 2011, and a Sir James Caird Scholarship (2010) from the Caird Trust


Sarah Burnett, Andrea de Flammineis, Carlo Colombo, Graham Salvage, Martin Field (Contra)

Christina joined Morgensterns in October 2012

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


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