Eleanor Corr is a British violinist,
enjoying a varied freelance career
in the UK and Norway. Eleanor has recorded Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat for Linn Records, alongside chamber works by Stravinsky, Maxwell-Davies and Birtwistle, conducted by Oliver Knussen. She recently performed at Royal Albert Hall Elgar Room with duo partner Aleksandra Myslek and has given solo and chamber recitals at Buckingham Palace, Wigmore Hall, The Sage Gateshead, Colston Hall, Chichester Festivities, Universitets Aula Oslo and Yehudi Menuhin Forum Bern, and broadcasts on BBC Radio 3. She has appeared as concerto soloist with several orchestras, including London Chamber Soloists, London International Orchestra, and the University of London Symphony Orchestra at venues such as St. George’s Bristol and Wells Cathedral.
This season’s highlights include leading and coleading English Touring Opera for their Spring Tour, performing as soloist in Max Richter’s Four Seasons Recomposed with the Multi-Story Orchestra, and several performances as Principal 2nd Violin in the Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra, with whom she has performed chamber and orchestral repertoire in the Arctic Chamber Music Festival, Festspillene i Nord-Norge, and Bodøfestivalen. Her duo with pianist Emil Duncumb has recently progressed to the upcoming semi-finals of the Birmingham International Piano Chamber Music Competition, and with Pocket Sinfonia she will be performing at Brighton Early Music Festival, and in the upcoming final of the International Early Music Young Ensemble Competition.
Eleanor plays a Mark Robinson violin, generously loaned to her by the Harrison-Frank Foundation. She holds first class Bachelor and Master’s degrees from Royal Academy of Music, where she was Sterndale Bennett Scholar, leader of RAM Symphony Orchestra, and winner of several awards.