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 teaches at Chetham's School of Music and 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.

In 2021, Sophie released recordings with the pianist Ian Buckle, including sonatas by Montgeroult, Viotti, Weber and Mendelssohn, as well as the digital EP Dream Valley of English short pieces on the Rubicon Classics label.

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




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.