Adrián Varela

Adrián is a violinist, composer, conductor and pedagogue, unique in successfully performing at the top level in the fields of Classical, Tango, Rock and Film.


Adrián is a member of the world-famous Philharmonia Orchestra, London, with whom he regularly performs world-wide, as well as taking part in breakthrough digital installaitons and projects. He has recorded scores of film scores and video games.

His music has been performed live by great classical artists such as James Ehnes, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Deutsche Symohonie-Orchester Berlin and the Philharmonia, in North & South America, Europe and the Far East. He, and his original music, have appeared live on BBC Radio 3, BBCWS and South American television and radio. His 'O Fortuna' caprice for solo-violin and/or solo-viola is published exclusively by Schott, Mainz.

As pedagogue, Adrián's unique holistic approach to teaching orchestral and study tehcniques has won him invitiations to various youth orchestras in the UK, mainland Europe and South America. 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.

In 2014 he founded the One Tree Hill Sinfonia, a symphony orchestra with aesthetic and charitable objectives.

Adrián lives in London with his wife and two children. He does not care for awards, nor for intrigue.

photo: Benjamin Harte

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