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Trinity Laban alumni appointed to Southbank Sinfonia 2018

Mon 12 March 2018

Talented young violinists Beatriz Carbonell Granada and Adéla Ševčíková join world’s most promising graduate musicians as part of renowned orchestra.

Each year Southbank Sinfonia welcomes 33 exceptional young musicians from across the globe to embark on its renowned fellowship. Through a bespoke programme of artist development the orchestra provides recent graduate musicians with unparalleled opportunities to explore a wide range of musical styles, learn from experts, make lasting contacts, and develop crucial orchestral experience and skills.

Spanish violinist Beatriz Carbonell Granada completed a postgraduate artist diploma at Trinity Laban and has led the award-winning string quartet Isbilia Quartet, performing in prestigious venues such as Wigmore Hall.

On this next step in her performance career Beatriz comments –

“Being part of Southbank Sinfonia is a dream come true. I love playing in such a vibrant and ambitious orchestra. I would like to thank Trinity Laban for providing me with the best education and the perfect environment in which to develop myself.”

Joining Beatriz is fellow violinist Adéla Ševčíková who has worked with world-class conductors such as Sir Mark Elder and Yan Pascal Tortelier. Through the Erasmus exchange programme Adéla studied at Trinity Laban with Pieter Schoeman, who is Professor of Violin at Trinity Laban and also leader of the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Founded in 2002, the Southbank Sinfonia advocates the importance of classical music in the 21st century and is designed as a springboard into the music profession. Many previous fellowship holders have gone on to play with leading professional orchestras including the Philharmonia and the Hong Kong Philharmonic.

For more information on Southbank Sinfonia visit the Southbank Sinfonia website.

To find out more about studying music at Trinity Laban visit our pages.


Image: Southbank Sinfonia 2018 (credit: Matt Belcher)