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Francesca is a violinist based in London and Bristol.

Francesca is a dynamic, versatile and exciting musician. She plays violin, musical saw, viola, double bass and ukulele. She has also played for recordings with voice, recorder, soprano sax and keys.

Francesca is a regular collaborator with TONAL and is featured on many recordings and live performance. She is the principle musician for Sarah’s new score for The Scarlet Pimpernel, a drama for radio 4 which will broadcast in the Autumn. Other projects include A Tale of Two Cities Tonal’s 10 year birthday album ’10’.  She was a vital member of the ensemble for Yasmine, a Musical, and  War And Peace @ the Circus with Giffords Circus.

Francesca plays extensively across UK and internationally. She works regularly for The Paper Cinema and her own music has been performed on Radio 6 Music, Radio 3 Late Junction, Radio Cymru and BBC Radio Wales.

She has performed in many venues throughout the UK and Europe – from streets, art galleries, concert halls, clubs, festivals, to big tops.

Artist Firstname: 
Francesca
Artist Lastname: 
Simmons
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