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Fay Sweet (Viola) Profile

Fay's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: Amersham Festival Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, London Mozart Players, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Mozart Festival Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Ballet Rambert, English Touring Opera.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Apollo Chamber Orchestra, Bath Philharmonia, Bernardi Chamber Ensemble, Brandenburg Sinfonia, City of London Sinfonia, English Festival Orchestra, Isis Ensemble, London Musici, Milton Keynes City Orchestra, New Mozart Orchestra, Orchestra of St John's.
  • Sessions: Cool Music Ltd, Face Music.
  • Education Work: Apollo Music Projects, City of London Sinfonia Education, English Touring Opera Education.

other items of interest …

English Sinfonia, London Symphony Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Philharmonia, Sinfonia 21, Britten Sinfonia, European Union Chamber Orchestra, Pimlico Opera, Moscow City Ballet, Travelling Opera, Crystal Clear Opera, European Chamber Opera, Ambache Chamber Orchestra, Classic East Orchestra (Principal) and the Orchestra Sinfonica dell'Emilia Romagna in Italy (1986).

Fay is Principal Viola for the Apollo Chamber Orchestra.

Chamber Music: Fay plays regularly with pianist, Robert Douglas, and they have given many recitals, including performances at Cambridge University Music Society, Chelmsford Cathedral, Kendal Midday Concert Club and most recently, St John's College, Oxford (November 2011). In April 1996, they gave a live broadcast on Classic FM's Friday Night Live.

Fay was violist of the Alba String Quartet for five years (2000-2005). The quartet made their South Bank debut in the 2002 Park Lane Group series and played at the Cheltenham Festival in 2003. They were holders of the Bulldog Scholarship at Trinity College of Music (2002/03) and were Junior Fellows of Trinity (2003/04). They also appeared at the Dublin Theatre Festival (2003), in the world Premiere of Irish playwright, Brian Friel's play, Performances, about Janacek's second string quartet, Intimate Letters. More recently she has given concerts with the Brahms Quartet (June 2009) and with the Manor House String Quartet (March 2010).

Fay's solo engagements include:

  • Bruch Romance and Telemann Viola Concerto, Lakeland Sinfonia, Kendal (2007)
  • John Woolrich, Ulysses Awakes, Lakeland Sinfonia, Kendal (2003)
  • Telemann Viola Concerto, Lakeland Sinfonia, Kendal (2001)
  • Bach Brandenburg Concerto no 6, Apollo Chamber Orchestra, St John's Smith Square (April and December 1998)
  • Telemann Concerto for Two Violas, European Union Chamber Orchestra, Enniskillen (1998)


Graduate studies

the University of Southampton (BA Hons French: 1986 - 1990), and at the Royal Academy of Music (Certificate of Advanced Studies: 1990 - 1992).


Colin Start, Martin Outram, Garth Knox, Roger Chase.

Fay joined Morgensterns in July 1998

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


Fay Sweet (Viola) Profile

Education/Outreach experience

Fay has undertaken outreach work with the Apollo Chamber Orchestra (Apollo Music Projects) in primary schools in Hackney and Tower Hamlets, she has participated in education and community work for the City of London Sinfonia and she also gives "Assembly Performances" for the Hackney Music Service.

Teaching experience

Fay teaches viola and violin privately. She has also taught at Twyford C of E High School (1994 - 2003), Paddington Green Primary School (1997 - 2007) and Greenwich Steiner School (2006 - 2010).


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