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  Julia Ryder violoncello


Julia Ryder is a prize winning celloist with extensive national and international experience in orchestral performance, recitals and recordings. Since commencing her studies at the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, Julia has gone on to both tour and study in Europe; working with orchestra’s both here and in the United Kingdom and Germany.

Julia’s experience is wide and varied. She has worked with the Sydney String Quartet, the Amadeus Quartet and the Quartetto di Beethoven di Roma. She has also worked with the Sydney Symphony, the Elizabethan Trust Orchestra (UK) and the Rheinische Kammerorchester. As a tutor, she has worked with the Sydney Youth Chamber Orchestra, the Rheinische Musikschule and at both the Universities of Melbourne and the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK).

Julia has sought to expand her musical horizons, working collaboratively with composers from many backgrounds and traditions. She has appeared in festivals in Italy, Sweden, Germany, the UK and Australia and in the process, collaborating with the likes of Richard Barrett and Michael Finnissy (UK), Clarence Barlow (India), Violetta Dinescu (Romania), Morton Feldman (USA), Johannes Fretsch and Rolf Gehlhaar (Germany) and Moya Henderson and Gerard Brophy (Australia), Olivier Messiaen and Iannis Xenakis (France) and Kaija Saariaho (Finland).


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