Gabriela Opacka-boccadoro

BIOGRAPHY


Gabriela is a Polish born, London based musician. As a classical violinist, she has performed solo with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice, Southbank Sinfonia in Cadogan Hall in London, Podkarpacka Philharmonic Orchestra, Krakow Academy of Music Orchestra, and has been a section leader for the International Philharmonic Orchestra in New York performing in Carnegie Hall. Gabriela is a prize winner of the 2012 Young Paganini International Violin Competition. She graduated with distinction from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under the guidance of cellist Louise Hopkins.


Gabriela was recently cast in the theatre play ’’Duet For One’’ at the Orange Tree Theatre in London - “Gabriela Opacka-Boccadoro gave a virtuosic performance on violin, beautifully emoting Oliver Vibrans’ score” (Spy In The Stalls). She regularly plays in Disney’s “Frozen” in the London West End, and she joined the Veles Ensemble for a recording of Egon Wellesz’s “sequence of wonderfully spare, atonal miniatures, in which not a note is wasted” (The Guardian).


Gabriela also works as an orchestral musician with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, session violinist for film, TV and games, sings with the London Contemporary Voices, and records for cross-genre artists such as Jules Buckley. She recently released an album featuring works by M. Ravel transcribed for violin and harp with Oliver Wass. She has been teaching at the Zenon Brzewski International Music Courses in Łańcut and performed at the Open Chamber Music IMS Prussia Cove.


Gabriela has been appointed as an Assistant Conductor of the King’s College London Symphony Orchestra for the 2023/24 season. and took part in the Music Theatre Academy in Nimes, France where she conducted Stravinsky's Histoire du Soldat in a theatre staging.







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