Welcome to New Cellist Naomi Watts

Welcome to New Cellist Naomi Watts

We are very pleased to welcome Naomi Watts to our Cello section!

Naomi won a scholarship to study at the Purcell School of Music from the age of fourteen where her cello teacher was Pal Banda. She went on to the Royal College of Music in 2005 to study with Amanda Truelove, Helene Dautry and Thomas Carroll. Whilst at the RCM, Naomi was loaned a beautiful Gofriller Cello and performed at Cadogan Hall, Wigmore Hall and appeared on Television in America playing the Amarylis Fleming Stradivarius Cello for a CBS news programme.

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Adrian Lee Describes a Positive Future for Disabled Musicians

This February, RPO Resound is delighted to be collaborating with visually impaired musician, composer and creative leader Adrian Lee as they once again join forces with the Royal Society for Blind Children for an exciting music project for young people with vision impairments.

Adrian, a founding member of The British Paraorchestra, will work alongside Workshop Leader Natasha Zielazinski and musicians from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) to inspire young people from all musical backgrounds to produce and perform brand new music on the theme of “Telling Our Story”.

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Welcome to New Cellist Jean-Baptiste Toselli

Welcome to New Cellist Anna Stuart Jean Baptist-Tosseli

We are delighted to welcome Jean-Baptiste Toselli on No.5 Cello.  

After studying the cello with Etienne Peclard, Jean-Baptiste Toselli joined the class of Marc Coppey and Ysaye Quartet in Paris. In 2007, he studied with Louise Hopkins and had coaching with Belcea Quartet at Guildhall School of Music and Drama of London from where he graduated with distinction.

Before joining the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Jean-Baptiste Toselli has played for the National Paris Opera, National Orchestra of Bordeaux, National Orchestra of Ile de France, and was also guest principal cello for the Pau Orchestra and the Paris Chamber Orchestra.

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