Cellist

Marianne has given a number of solo performances in a variety of venues from 1998 onwards throughout the UK, France and Eastern Europe. Solo performances include a tour performing Vivaldi cello concertos with the Bratislava Chamber Orchestra within the churches of Biarritz, Cannes and Chateaus in the Normandy region. She has also performed as a soloist and with chamber ensembles in major venues throughout Hungary including Mucsarnok, The Liszt Academy Concert Hall and Stanjel Castle in Slovenia. More Recent London recital venues include Burgh House, Lauderdale House, Hampstead Theatre and St James Piccadilly. Marianne’s studio work includes sessions for Radio 4 Smash Hits; Star for a Night on LWT. She has also recorded and appeared in the Stephen Poliakoff BBC drama ‘Friends and Crocodiles’ (broadcast in 2005). Marianne regularly performs Cello and Piano duo recitals with the Tyler Brown Cello & Piano Duo and recitals for Solo Cello as well as performances for corporate and arts events.

As a founder member of the Alexandra String Quartet which has recently relaunched as The Alexandra Ensembles of London Marianne has been working with the quartet since 1990, when they first met at the Royal Academy of Music. The quartet have given recitals, worked for recording sessions, and play for weddings, functions and for educational workshops. For a number of years they have had a residency in the Victoria & Albert Museum, playing for the Late View Evening events and have performed at a variety of interesting and dynamic venues including at the
Royal Academy of Arts Annual Dinner and at the famous Ivy Restaurant and for many events at the British Telecom Tower. The Quartet now work within the Alexandra Ensembles of London with an exciting group of North London based musicians who are working together to form ensembles for recitals, functions and events. www.alexandraensemblesoflondon.com 
Marianne has also worked with the music theatre group The Pigeon Quartet at various venues including the Komedia Theatre, Brighton, Troubadour Café, Earls Court and Pizza on the Park, Hyde Park (2000) specializing in performing music for new music theatre projects and jazz. She has worked on a series of electro-acoustic concerts with composer Alfred Knittel and poet Endre Szkarosi. She also gave performances in the Budapest Autumn Festival at the Almassi Cultural Centre, Budapest, and in the Polonia Express Festival at the Palace of Fine Art (Muscsarnok), Budapest (1997). In addition to this Marianne was inspired by the work of composer Sari Laszlo and worked with him alongside the actors of the Katona Jozef Theatre Budapest for improvised performances in the late 1990s.

Cello Performance Electric Cello

As well as her fine acoustic cello made by the prize winning British luthier Tony Paddy (1999) Marianne works with a Yamaha electric cello for her improvisation, jazz and electric cello performances. Working with a Yamaha electric cello and multiple effects pedals Marianne and her electric cello are available for performances and recording sessions.

Cello Performance Orchestral

Marianne has worked as a freelance cellist since 1994 and has worked in many ensembles and orchestras including the following.

British Concert Orchestra, English Festival Orchestra, Foundation Philharmonic Orchestra, Welsh National Opera, English National Ballet Orchestra, Hallé, Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra, Midlands Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava Chamber Orchestra, European Chamber Opera, Alberni Chamber Orchestra, Vivaldi Concertante, Stowe Opera, performances for The Victoria and Albert Museum, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Arts and the Royal Academy of Arts. Cellist of the London West End production of Les Miserables.

For further details about cello bookings solo, chamber, orchestral, recording sessions, recital programmes and music for weddings and events please contact: mariannetylerbrown@nullgmail.com

For Orchestral work Marianne’s diary service is with Morgensterns diary service: 0208 681 0555 teleteam@nullmorgensterns.com.