Portrait By Emilie Bailey
From a portrait series shot at The Biscuit Factory, Bermondsey, London SE1. Make-up by Freddie Stoppler.CLICK HERE FOR MORE PICTURES...
Zürich Chamber Orchestra meets Annakin
Orchestrations of Annakin's songs from her studio albums "Torch Songs", "Icarus Heart", "Falling into Place", "Stand Your Ground" plus an original arrangement of "She Moved through the Fair" for voice and orchestra, and a premier of original work "Fantasie for String Orchestra". Performed by the Zürich Chamber Orchestra at Kaufleuten, Zurich, 28th January 2014, featuring percussionist Manu Delago. Photo courtesy of Patrick Frischknecht
Gemma Ray & the Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg
Live broadcast for Radio Eins (Berlin) featuring full orchestra for songs from the albums "Lights Out Zoltar!" and "Island Fire". Several live gigs with the orchestra followed on from this performance, and we worked with the orchestra again to record arrangements for Gemma's forthcoming album.
Placebo "Loud Like Love TV" Album Launch
To launch their seventh studio album, Placebo broadcast a gig live on Youtube to a worldwide audience - the first time an album has ever been launched this way. Click here for the full performance.CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL SHOW...
Roy Harper 70th Birthday Concert, Royal Festival Hall, London
Re-orchestration of Roy's back catalogue for 8-piece ensemble, in the wake of the sad and sudden death of his long term collaborator, composer David Bedford. The ensemble became "The David Bedford Players" in his memory. Photograph courtesy of Tracy Harper.CLICK HERE FOR LIVE FOOTAGE...
String Orchestra Recording Session, Assault & Battery Studio 2, London.
Recording an original piece entitled "Relationships for String Ensemble" (3 movements).CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THIS SESSION & OTHER RECORDINGS...
Fiona Brice is a classically trained orchestral composer, arranger and violinist. She has orchestrated arrangements for more than thirty studio albums by artists including PLACEBO, JOHN GRANT, ANNA CALVI, ROY HARPER, MIDLAKE, ED HARCOURT, KATE NASH, GEMMA RAY, SARAH JAFFE, VASHTI BUNYAN, HOWARD JONES, STEPHANIE DOSEN, SANDY DILLON, MICHAEL J SHEEHY, ANTHONY REYNOLDS and THE SEPARATE.
She also specialises in adapting songs and scores for concert performances eg. ROY HARPER LIVE AT THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL, GEMMA RAY LIVE WITH THE BABELSBERG FILM ORCHESTRA (Berlin), and ANNAKIN & THE ZÜRICH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA.
As a violinist she has performed and recorded with many high profile artists including KANYE WEST, JAY-Z, BEYONCE, LEMAR, MEATLOAF, LEONA LEWIS, IL DIVO, RUSSELL WATSON, KATHERINE JENKINS, KATIE MELUA, GORRILAZ, WESTLIFE, ROBBIE WILLIAMS.
She also collaborates as a songwriter, writes music for theatre, plays piano, keyboards, and sings.
The show will also be broadcast on Radio 4 at 11pm on 13th October on http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ebc2fx
OCT 3rd - A 90-minute concert of arrangements for JOHN GRANT & the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra live at BBCMediaCity & 6Music (featured on Lauren Laverne, Radcliffe Maconie broadcast on the eve of 3rd Oct) http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/en5wrz
OCT 6th - Vashi Bunyan's album "Heartleap" will be released on FatCat Records, featuring Fiona's arrangements and performance (violin).
OCT 8th-24th 2014 - Fiona will be on tour in the USA with PLACEBO (Loud Like Love World Tour) For gig dates and venues please visit: placeboworld.co.uk
GEMMA RAY's new album "Milk for your Motors" (Bronzerat Records) featuring Fiona's orchestrations performed by the Babelsberg Film Orchestra (Berlin) is now available. Some great reviews here: http://gemmaray.tv/category/news/
NOV 2014 - Arrangements for JOHN GRANT the NORTHERN SINFONIA's UK tour.
See press release for gig details:
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