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Luba Tunnicliffe

Luba has performed solo recitals at London’s Royal Festival Hall and St John’s Smith Square, and made her debut as concerto soloist with the Philharmonia Orchestra in June 2016. She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with David Takeno and Pavlo Beznosiuk, and at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler, Berlin with Simone Jandl.
Luba enjoys a busy concert schedule as a chamber musician playing a wide range of repertoire including new commissions. Her flute, viola & harp trio, the Pelléas Ensemble, has received awards from the Royal Philharmonic Society and the Royal Overseas League and will be releasing their debut CD later this year. Luba has performed at the BBC Proms and the Barbican Sound Unbound Festival as Principal Viola of the 12 Ensemble. She is a member of the Ruisi Quartet who recently performed at the Wigmore Hall and participated in the prestigious Banff International String Quartet Competition 2019. Luba is also regularly invited to Open Chamber Music sessions at IMS Prussia Cove.
Luba is regularly invited to play with orchestras such as the Britten Sinfonia, the Aurora Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Luba Tunnicliffe is cofounder of Clun Valley Chamber Music events, presented in this page.


Luba Tunnicliffe plays a viola made by Yann Besson.

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