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Emily Pailthorpe (Oboe, Cor Anglais, Oboe D'amore) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since May 2012)

  • Orchestras: BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Aurora Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia, Sinfonia ViVA.
  • Chamber Groups: Ensemble 360.
  • Sessions: Cool Music Ltd, English Session Orchestra, Hilary Skewes.

Emily's orchestral work also includes

the Philharmonia, English National Opera Orchestra, London Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Opera North, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Metropolitan Opera Orchestra's.

As guest principal oboe Emily has appeared with the top UK orchestras, notably the Philharmonia, London Philharmonic Orchestra, English National Opera, Northern Sinfonia, BBC Symphony Orchestra and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. She is also a busy session player.

Emily is a founding member of the London Conchord Ensemble with whom she has recorded extensively and toured both Europe and America. She can be heard regularly on BBC Radio 3 and at the Wigmore Hall.

As a concerto soloist she has appeared with the Philharmonia and the English Chamber Orchestra. Her première recording of the Paul Patterson Phoenix Concerto, written for her in 2009 and recorded with the English Chamber Orchestra and Benjamin Wallfisch, will be released in autumn 2010.

Emily has recently been appointed principal oboe with Sinfonia Viva.

EDUCATION

Graduate studies

Yale University (1988 - 92, BA Distinction, inc one term at Oxford University on a Richter Fellowship). Julliard School (1992 - 95, Masters degree)

Emily was born in Frankfurt, Germany 1970.

Schools attended

Purcell School of Music, London (1984 - 86) and Interlochen Arts Academy (Michigan, 1986 - 88)

Prizes and Awards

  • Gillet International Oboe Competition (1989, Winner)
  • Presidential Scholar in the Arts (1988)
  • Concerto Competition (Juilliard, 1992 Winner)
  • Most Outstanding Orchestral Musician Award (Juilliard, 1995)

Teachers

Daniel Stolper, president International Double Reed Society (1986 - 88). Elaine Douvas, Principal Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (1988 - 95). Nicholas Daniel (1984 - 86). George Caird (1990).

Emily joined Morgensterns in August 2000

Emily's web profile was last updated 25th May 2017

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Emily Pailthorpe (Oboe, Cor Anglais, Oboe D'amore) Profile

Emily made her solo Wigmore Hall debut in June 2004 to mark the launch of her CD Though Lovers be Lost on the Oboe Classics label, and she is currently featured on the BBC Radio 4, Woman's Hour website. Emily makes regular appearances on BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM with the Conchord Ensemble.

"The Jacqueline du Pre of the Oboe"

Jenni Murray talks to Emily Pailthorpe and chamber music pianist, Susan Tomes, to discuss their relationship with their instruments.

Why do women choose the musical instruments they do? A person in a good place to answer this question is Emily Pailthorpe. At 17 She became the youngest-ever winner of the Gillet International Oboe Competition and the American equivalent of the BBC Young Musician of the Year.

On Tuesday 8 June Emily Pailthorpe makes her Wigmore Hall debut recital (entitled War and Innocence) which launches her debut CD on the Oboe Classics label: Though Lovers be Lost, the proceeds of her concert are going to Save The Children.

Susan Tome's Beyond the Notes: Journey's with Chamber Music is published by Boydell and Brewer.

The Florestan Trio concert is on 8 June as part of Spitalfield Festival and will be broadcast live on Radio 3 at 7.30pm. It includes the world preimere of Piano Trio 2 by Judith Weir, which has been written especially for the Trio.

In July 2003 she made a highly acclaimed Solo Debut with the Philharmonia Orchestra playing the Strauss Concerto.

Emily's recordings include

  • Duo CD with Julian Milford (piano) on the Oboe Classics label
  • 'War and Peace', Richard Hickox, Chandos
  • 'The Consul', Richard Hickox, Chandos
  • 'Vinko Baley', New Juilliard Ensemble, Telarc
  • Loeffler Rhapsodies with CONCHORD, ASV
  • Madeline Dring single cd on the Black Box label
  • Poulenc Sonata and Sextet with CONCHORD, ASV

Emily was interviewed by Jeremy Polmear for the Though Lovers be Lost CD Project. The interview can be read by clicking this link.

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Emily Pailthorpe (Oboe, Cor Anglais, Oboe D'amore) Profile

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Emily Pailthorpe (Oboe, Cor Anglais, Oboe D'amore) Profile

Discography

  • Duo CD with Julian Milford (piano) on the Oboe Classics label
  • 'War and Peace', Richard Hickox, Chandos
  • 'The Consul', Richard Hickox, Chandos
  • 'Vinko Baley', New Juilliard Ensemble, Telarc
  • Loeffler Rhapsodies with CONCHORD, ASV
  • Madeline Dring single cd on the Black Box label
  • Poulenc Sonata and Sextet with CONCHORD, ASV
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Emily Pailthorpe (Oboe, Cor Anglais, Oboe D'amore) Profile

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