Hayley Pomfrett - Leading UK Violinist - Violinist | UK, London(2 Reviews)
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Described as 'the cream of violinists', Hayley's CV speaks for itself. One of the UK's busiest session violinists, she has spent the first 6 months of 2016 on tour with Adele as part of her live string section, performing in arenas throughout the UK and Europe, culminating in a headlining performance at Glastonbury.
The huge list of artists with whom she has collaborated seems endless: Adele, Beyonce, Kanye West, Take That, Stereophonics, Noel Gallagher, Oasis, Robbie Williams, George Michael, Rod Stewart, Paul Weller, Michael Buble, John Legend, Sam Smith, Emeli Sande, The Script, Duran Dura ... n, Jess Glynne, Rita Ora, Bjork, Ellie Goulding, Paloma Faith, Kylie, Elbow, Dame Shirley Bassey, Sir Tom Jones, Barry Manilow, Pink, Olly Murs, Spice Girls, Madness, Brian May, McFly, Kasabian, Ronan Keating, Celine Dion, Neil Diamond and more!
Hayley's versatility means no engagement is too big or too small and she can provide the perfect accompanying music to your wedding ceremony, cocktail party or luxury dinner as well as presenting a wow-factor solo performance on electric violin if that is the order the day. She is expert in tailoring the music to the client's preferences and can accommodate almost any musical request received in advance of the engagement including specialist Asian, Greek or Jewish music where desired.
Recent engagements include:
BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall Summer 2016
Performing for the Rugby World Cup Final 2015 at Twickenham Stadium
Performing with Adele for her BBC TV Special
Performing on 'Later with Jools Holland' with Duran Duran and Stereophonics
Performing at the BBC Music Awards 2015 with Jess Glynne, James Bay , Hozier and Ellie Goulding
Performing as part of the BBC Concert Orchestra at the BBC Proms a the Royal Albert Hall
Performing with Sam Smith at the Brit Awards 2015
Performing for the world's top tennis players at the ATP Men's Open in Doha, Qatar in Jan 2015
Opening the New Year 2015 Gala Celebrations with a solo electric violin performance at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel Dubai
Performing at the BBC Music Awards 2014 with Sir Tom Jones, George Ezra, Paloma Faith, Labrinth and Ella Henderson
Extensive world tours with George Michael, Rod Stewart and Lana del Rey
Performing at the Brit Awards 2013 with Emeli Sande
Performing at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace in June 2012, accompanying artists such as Robbie Williams and Kylie.
Being lead violinist of the string section for Adele's highly acclaimed Royal Albert Hall concert in September 2011 and performing on her chart-topping album, 21.
Hayley takes great pride in her work as a violinist. As an orchestral musician she held the position of Principal 2nd Violin with Northern Ballet from 2004 to 2011. She also plays regularly with many UK orchestras such as the BBC Concert Orchestra and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra as well as in the pit orchestras for West End Shows such as Phantom of the Opera and Les Misérables.
An experienced and confident public performer, Hayley has toured extensively in the UK, Europe, the USA, South America, the Middle East and Asia. She has played at all major UK concert venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Stadium, the O2 Arena and the world-famous Abbey Road Studios as well as many prestigious international venues such as the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi and the Beau Rivage Palace in Lausanne, Switzerland. Recently she has performed as an Electric Violinist for corporate events in cities such as Dubai, Orlando, Singapore, Toronto, Paris, Munich, Lausanne, Kuwait and Istanbul aswell as on luxury Cruise Liners.
Reviews (2 Reviews)
The Dorchester, Park Lane
Lord's Cricket Ground
Beverley Polo Club
Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
Armani Hotel, Dubai
Four Seasons Hotel, Park Lane, London
Beau Rivage Palace, Lausanne
ATP World Tennis Finals, Doha 2015
Rugby World Cup Final 2015 at Twickenham Satdium
Monaco Grand Prix
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