Ellinor D’Melon, born to Cuban parents in Jamaica, began learning the violin at the age of two. Today, she is only twenty, but ‘in spite of her age, is one of those rare players who gives the impression that her command – both technical and musical – is total’ (Michael Dervan, The Irish Times). Prize winner of major competitions including the Henryk Wieniawski (1st Prize), ‘Debut Berlin’ (1st Prize) and Novosibirsk (1st Prize and special awards), Ellinor is forging a career as a violinist of the highest standing.
Ellinor is increasingly performing worldwide with leading orchestras, such as the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Gävle Symphony Orchestra, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra , St Petersburg Philharmonic, Moscow Virtuosi, Orquestra de Cadaqués, Real Filharmonía de Galicia, Orquesta Sinfoníca de Navarra and the Sofia Philharmonic, and she has performed in various prestigious halls, notably the Berliner Philharmonie, Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall, Madrid National Auditorium, Het Concertgebouw, Cologne Philharmonie, Tonhalle Zurich, Sala Verdi Milano, Gdansk Baltic Hall. Her growing list of collaborators include Zubin Mehta, Vladimir Spivakov, Jaime Martin, Michail Jurowski, and Jan Latham Koenig, amongst others.
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Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77
Ellinor performs with Jan Latham-Koenig and the Sofia Philharmonic
Henri Vieuxtemps (arr. D’Melon): Souvenirs d’Amérique, Op. 17 ‘Yankee Doodle’
Ellinor performs her own arrangement of Vieuxtemps’ Yankee Doodle in Barcelona’s Palau de la Musica
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219 (Movement 3)
Ellinor performs with the Freixenet Orchestra and Zubin Mehta
Édouard Lalo: Symphonie Espagnol, Op. 21 Mov. 1
E. Lalo’s Symphony Espagnole with pianist Vadim Gladkov in the Sony Auditorium of Madrid, Spain.
Clara Schumann: Three Romances for Violin and Piano, Op. 22
Ellinor performs with pianist Vadim Gladkov at the Fundación Juan March in Spain
Gävle Symphony Orchestra (Gävle, Sweden)
29 April 2021
E.Lalo : Symphonie Espagnole
Leo McFall, conductor
Györ Philharmonic Orchestra (Budapest, Hungary)
J.Brahms : Violin Concerto
Gergely Dubóczly, conductor
Palace of Arts
Orquesta Nacional de España (Madrid, Spain)
6 June 2021
S.Prokofiev : Violin Concerto No.1
Joseph Vincent, conductor
Auditorio Nacional de Música
This is my first vlog, as many of you were interested to see what goes on behind the scenes! I talk about my performance and travel routines and more! Filmed in Spain (Madrid and Pamplona) in January 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LW6916QEmQread more
Ellinor D'Melon made her debut with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra in a hugely successful concert performing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto. Her debut was made at the National Concert Hall in Dublin under the baton of the orchestra's Chief Conductor,...read more
Ellinor D’Melon is making her debut with the Real Filharmonía de Galicia in October 2019 under Mikhail Jurowski. D’Melon will be performing two concerts on 30 Oct in Vigo and a follow up concert on 31 Oct Santiago de Compostela. The programme consists of Brahms’...read more
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