… just some of the orchestras who have booked Morgensterns clients during the past year.
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Emer McDonough (Flute) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since June 2012)

  • Orchestras: Chamber Orchestra of Europe, London Mozart Players, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Royal Opera House Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Britten Sinfonia, Orchestra of St John's.
  • Sessions: English Session Orchestra.

Emer's orchestral work also includes

guest principal flute engagements with:

  • Academy of St Martin In The Fields
  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • English National Ballet
  • English National Opera Orchestra
  • Halle Orchestra
  • Irish Chamber Orchestra
  • London Mozart Players
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Opera De Lyon
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • RTE National Symphony Orchestra
  • Rob McIntosh - Musical Associates
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Emer is principal flute of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, the Orchestra of St John's and is the flute player for the Haffner Wind Ensemble. She was previously principal flute of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.

Her solo recitals with pianist Jeremy Young have included venues such as St Martin in the Fields, Bridgewater Hall Manchester, Queens Hall Edinburgh and the National Concert Hall in Dublin and radio broadcasts in Hong Kong. A keen chamber musician, Emer works with many of the finest musicians including close collaborations with the Vanburgh String Quartet.

Emer's concerto performances have included the British premiere of the Christopher Rouse Concerto with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in Marin Alsop's debut concert as Principal Conductor, and the Irish premiere of the same work with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, with whom she also featured as soloist in the televised "Symphony Sessions". Emer has also performed as concerto soloist with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Irish Chamber Orchestra, RTE Concert Orchestra, Belgian Radio Orchestra and, as prize winning finalist of the Shell LSO Competition, the London Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican.

Emer is a Professor of Flute at Trinity College of Music.

EDUCATION

Graduate studies

the Royal Northern College of Music as a student of Peter Lloyd. Her other teachers included Clare Southworth, Patricia Morris and Jo Boddington. Emer gained a BMus (Hons), Post Graduate Diploma and also the Professional Performance Diploma with Dinstinction whilst awards included an annual scholarship, the Bach Prize and Concerto Prizes. Emer was a Professor at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts from 1999 - 2001.

Emer was born in Dublin in 1975.

Schools attended

the Royal Irish Academy with Doris Keogh.

Emer joined Morgensterns in February 2004

Emer's web profile was last updated 24th Jun 2017

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Emer McDonough (Flute) Profile

Emer's concerto performances have included the British premiere of the Christopher Rouse Concerto with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in Marin Alsop's debut concert as Principal Conductor, and the Irish premiere of the same work with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, with whom she also featured as soloist in the televised "Symphony Sessions". Emer has also performed as concerto soloist with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Irish Chamber Orchestra, RTE Concert Orchestra, Belgian Radio Orchestra and, as prize winning finalist of the Shell LSO Competition, the London Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican.

Her solo recitals with pianist Jeremy Young have included venues such as St Martin in the Fields, Bridgewater Hall Manchester, Queens Hall Edinburgh and the National Concert Hall in Dublin and radio broadcasts in Hong Kong. A keen chamber musician, Emer collaborates with many of the finest musicians and earlier this month toured Ireland with the Vanburgh String Quartet.

Emer is principal flute of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, the Orchestra of St John's and is the flute player for the Haffner Wind Ensemble. She was previously principal flute of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Emer McDonough (Flute) Profile

Education/Outreach experience

Emer is visiting lecturer at the Dublin College of Music. She has also given masterclasses at the Royal Northern College of Music, Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of Music, Royal Irish Academy and the Oxford Flute School and has tutored the flute section of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Emer was a Professor at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts from 1999 - 2001.

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Emer McDonough (Flute) Profile

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