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Roy Theaker - violin

As a soloist and chamber musician Roy Theaker has performed at some of the world’s most prestigious halls - from the South Bank, London, to Santory Hall, Tokyo. He performs as a Guest Concertmaster with the Sydney, West Australian and Singapore Symphony Orchestras and the Hong Kong Philharmonic, and has released CDs as soloist with the Bulgarian Radio Orchestra and Orquestra do Algarve, as a chamber musician as guest with the Brodsky Quartet and as conductor a release with Dublin Brass – all available on itunes or

He is Artistic Director of the Stonnington Symphony Orchestra, has regularly conducted the Melbourne University/VCA Orchestras, and since 2010 is part of Symphony Australia’s Conductor Development Program, working with the Tasmanian, Auckland, Adelaide and Sydney Orchestras.

Born in England, he studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School, the Royal Academy of Music, London, and the Vienna Conservatoire with Boris Kuschnir. After finishing studies he toured extensively as a violinist with the Academy of St.Martin-in-the-Fields and was a Music Director for Disney’s West End Musical “The Lion King”. Before moving to Australia in 2008 he was for six years the Concertmaster of the Orquestra do Algarve, Portugal, during which time he also regularly conducted symphonic, opera, theatre and ballet programs with them.

Roy plays an Honore Derazey violin made in Mirecourt c.1840.

Roy Theaker has appeared with the Zelman Symphony in the following concerts:

17 March 2013 - Great Classics

The above details were supplied by the individual performer and were current at the time of their last performance with the Zelman Symphony.

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