Róisín Walters - Britten Sinfonia

Róisín Walters

Violinist Róisín Walters has been described as displaying “passion and ravishing tonal qualities”. Her solo performances have brought her to such venues as Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Club New York, the Barbican Centre, Cadogan Hall and the National Concert Hall, Dublin, where she made her concerto debut at the age of twelve.

Róisín has achieved many awards competing both nationally and internationally. She was the winner of the inaugural Ernest Bloch music competition in London as well as the first prize winner of the Stefan Milenkovich Violin Competition in Brentonico, Italy. Róisín has had several concertos written for her and has given world premieres of works by composers including Raymond Dean and Tomas Marco.

An avid chamber musician, Róisín has recently been invited to perform as first violinist with the Liverpool String Quartet, with whom she enjoys an exciting schedule of performances and recordings. As an orchestral musician she appears regularly as guest principal with orchestras throughout the UK including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,  Hallé, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and has appeared as Concertmaster of the Philharmonia and Manchester Camerata. Róisín performs on a 1912 Van Hoof copy of the Kathleen Parlowe Del Gesu.

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