Adrián is 1st violinist member of London's world-famous Philharmonia
Orchestra, with whom he regularly performs world-wide, as well as taking part
in breakthrough digital installaitons, podcasts and Education projects.
He has recorded dozens film scores, video games and albums.
As composer & arranger his music has been performed live by the greatest classical artists including Vladimir Ashkenazy, James Ehnes, Deutsche Symohonie-Orchester Berlin and the Philharmonia, in North & South America, Europe and several tours to the Far East. He, and his original music, have appeared live on BBC Radio 3, BBCWS, Tokyo FM and South American television and radio. His 'O Fortuna' caprice for solo-violin and/or solo-viola is published exclusively by Schott, Mainz. His prog-rock 'Adrian Varela Band' have performed live on BBC R3 and have been re-invited to return to the Three Choirs Festival, in 2016.
As pedagogue, Adrián imparts his unique holistic approach to teaching orchestral and study techniques in various youth orchestras in the UK, Europe and South America, both within the Philharmonia framework and independently. In 2015 he will conduct the Lutoslawski Youth Orchestra summer tour of Poland. He is uniquely positioned as the only practicing member of a top-flight orchestra imparting a first-hand working understanding of both the European And Latin-American 'Sistema' youth training practices.