Alison Balsom has performed with some of the greatest conductors and orchestras of our time including Pierre Boulez, Lorin Maazel, Sir Roger Norrington, l’Orchestre de Paris, San Francisco and Toronto Symphony Orchestras, Philadelphia Orchestra, New York and London Philharmonic orchestras, and appeared as soloist at the Last Night of the BBC Proms in 2009. In addition, she regularly collaborates with many of the world’s leading chamber ensembles including the Academy of Ancient Music, Il Pomo d’Oro and The English Concert.
Alison was a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, subsequently leading to regular performances the BBC Orchestras. She studied at both the Paris Conservatoire, and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and, in addition to her honorary doctorates from Anglia Ruskin University and the University of Leicester, is now an honorary Fellow and visiting Professor at the Guildhall. Alison teaches masterclasses worldwide, including at the Juilliard School and the Curtis Institute.
Alison was an exclusive EMI Classics artist (now Warner Classics) from 2001 – 2017.
Video & Audio
- More info 19:30 14 May 2020 Milton Court Concert Hall, LONDON
HENRY PURCELL ARR. BRITTEN Fantasias and Pavans
JOHN WOOLRICH Hark! The echoing air
DOMENICO SCARLATTI Sonatas Set 2
HARRISON BIRTWISTLE Virelai (Sus une fontayne)
GYORGY LIGETI Mysteries de macabres
Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia
Trumpet: Alison Balsom
Jacqueline Shave: Violin
- More info time TBC 15 May 2020 Norfolk & Norwich Festival, NORWICHMore Info Coming Soon...
- More info 19:30 16 May 2020 Saffron Hall, SAFFRON WALDENMore Info Coming Soon...