BIOGRAPHY


Sophie Rosa enjoys a varied career as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral leader. She has performed across the UK as a recitalist in venues including the Royal Festival Hall, the Purcell Room, Wigmore Hall, Kings Place and Bridgewater Hall and has appeared as soloist with orchestras including Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Manchester Camerata. Sophie has broadcast for BBC Radio 3 and has released CDs on Rubicon Classics, Champs Hill and EM Records labels to critical acclaim.

Sophie is currently leader and artistic director of Sinfonia Viva and has appeared as guest leader with orchestras throughout the UK. As a keen chamber musician, Sophie is a member of Pixels Ensemble and also performs with contemporary music group, Psappha. She is a member of the teaching faculty at the University of Manchester. Sophie plays on a Joseph Gagliano violin dated 1795 and a Claude Fonclause bow made available through the generous support of the Stradivari Trust.

Sophie’s most recent recording includes sonatas by Montgeroult, Viotti, Weber and Mendelssohn with the pianist Ian Buckle released on Rubicon Classics in February 2021.

finely judged detail, expansiveness and lots of heartThe Guardian, 2021


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TWO FOR TANGO

Alongside her solo and chamber music concerts, Sophie plays in a duo with the acclaimed accordionist, Miloš Milivojević. Programmes explore Argentine Tango, folk dances, virtuoso pyrotechnics and much more! Read more.