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Jake Rea (Violin) Profile

Jake's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: London Mozart Players, New London Orchestra, New Queens Hall Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Ballet Rambert, English Touring Opera, Garsington Opera, Glyndebourne Touring Opera, JB Management, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Royal Opera House Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: City of London Sinfonia, City of Oxford Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, London Chamber Orchestra, London Octave, London Sinfonia, London Sinfonietta, Milton Keynes City Orchestra, Orchestra of St John's.
  • Chamber Groups: Adderbury Ensemble.
  • Sessions: Cool Music Ltd, Hilary Skewes, Isobel Griffiths, Sally Herbert.
  • Education Work: Royal Opera House Orchestra Education.

other items of interest …

tutti 1st violin work with Britten Sinfonia, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia, Deutsche Kammerakademie, Guildhall Strings, Irish Chamber Orchestra, London Chamber Orchestra, London Musici, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sinfonia 21, Ulster Orchestra, Zurich Chamber Orchestra.

Chamber Music includes work with Camarada Ensemble, Gemini, Lehar Ensemble and Lontano. Broadcasts include BBC Radio 3 (including live Proms), RAI Television (Italy), BBC Television, ORF Radio (Austria), TV Nova (Czech Republic).

West End Shows include Evita, Les Misérables and Miss Saigon.

Recordings include the Arnold Quartets (Chandos); Jacob and Moeran Quartets; Rawsthorne Quartet and String Trio (ASV).

Jake is an experienced session player and has been involved in numerous film and pop session engagements.

Jake Rea is an experienced orchestral violinist. Over the past 15 years he has played for orchestras, education projects, chamber ensembles and recording sessions across the UK and Europe.

Jake was co-principal 2nd of the English Chamber Orchestra from 1995-2003. He has been leader for Pegasus Opera, and for a number of Royal Opera House productions, such as Wind in the Willows, Time Code and Pinocchio. Principal 2nd work includes English Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra of St John's, City of Oxford Orchestra, London Festival Orchestra and New Queen's Hall Orchestra.


Graduate studies

Royal Academy of Music (1987-1991) and Prague Academy of Music (1993-1995).


Jaroslav Vanecek, Ivan Straus (Suk Quartet), Levon Chilingirian, Joan Dickson. Chamber Music Studies with the Borodin String Quartet.

Jake joined Morgensterns in July 1995

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


Jake Rea (Violin) Profile

Education/Outreach experience

Jake is a key member of the ECO Education Team, involving children aged 7-17 in musical workshops in the UK and abroad, including Soweto (2001).


Jake Rea (Violin) Profile

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