Lucia Capellaro (cello)

Lucia Capellaro completed her undergraduate degree at Birmingham Conservatoire in 2009 with a 1st class BMus (Hons), and in 2011 went on to study for her Masters at the Royal Academy of Music, where she received a Distinction with the prestigious DipRAM Award, under cellist Jonathan Manson. Based in the UK, she performs with ensembles such as the Dunedin Consort, Concerto Copenhagen, English Touring Opera, Ex Cathedra, La Serinissima and the Hanover Band.

Alongside historical performance Lucia is passionate about many other genres and performs regularly with jazz, folk and contemporary groups. She has been involved in a number of cross-disciplinary productions including ‘Where late the Sweet Birds Sang’ directed by Martin Parr at the Rose Theatre, ‘Noh Time like the Present’ with Noh theatre master Akira Matsui at LSO St Luke’s, ‘Calcutta’ directed by Katie De La Matter, and ‘A Thousand Faces’ directed by Amina Khayyam. Lucia is currently working closely with contemporary artists including DJ Yoda, Joel Culpepper, and Swindle, and performs in the nine-piece jazz ensemble, the Sam Watts band. She is also involved in 18th century folk music, performing and recording with the Twisted Twenty, and with live electronics performing with Ensemble 1604.