Elizabeth Cooney

Leader
 

Elizabeth is an Irish violinist from Cork, performing internationally and now based in Farnham, Surrey. She performs as soloist, chamber musician and in orchestras, invited to guest lead the WNO orchestra, RTE Concert Orchestra, ECO and Aurora as well as touring with the latter two.

She plays regularly with the dynamic Aurora Orchestra, including recent appearances at the BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, their concerts at RAH and London Eventim Apollo with the renowned singer Bjork and has toured with them to the Melbourne Arts Festival, Mexico, Grenoble, Beethoven Fest in Bonn, Bilbao and upcoming tours to France, Germany and Switzerland.

As soloist, Elizabeth has recorded for BBC Radio 3 (Mozart's Violin Concerto no.1 with the Ulster Orchestra and Howard Shelley), has appeared on TV and toured with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland 


Elizabeth studied on scholarship at the Royal College of Music, London with Itzhak Rashkovsky and won many awards there including the Seymour Whinyates Prize for Strings and the Ian Stoutzker Prize for Violin. 

Sinfonia logo V4_edited.png