OSO Soloist: Caroline Dale
Caroline Dale (born 1965) is a widely-recorded British cellist who has performed music for numerous films, including Truly, Madly, Deeply, Hilary and Jackie, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, as well as the 2005 adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and 2007's Academy Award winner Atonement. She currently plays Principal Cello for the English Chamber Orchestra and London Metropolitan Orchestra.
Dale won the String Final of the BBC's Young Musician of the Year in 1978 at the age of 13 and has two sisters.
She has appeared as a soloist with a number of orchestras including the London Philharmonic and Royal Philharmonic orchestras.
She has performed with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant during their 1994 tour promoting the album No Quarter. She plays in the 1994 video for "Whatever" by Oasis.
In 2002, Dale released Such Sweet Thunder, an album of classical music with performances of Handel's Sarabande from the D-minor harpsichord suite, and the Largo from Vivaldi's E minor Cello Sonata.
Concerts where Caroline Dale played: