Laura McFadden is a Belfast-born cellist living in Donegal. Educated in Ireland and Scotland, Laura has an extensive and experienced playing career that has taken her across Europe, including performances in England, France, Italy, Poland and Germany as well as the United States. Laura spent five years in Australia, where she performed with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Perth Symphony Orchestra, The West Australian Philharmonic Orchestra and Fremantle Chamber Orchestra, performing alongside highly acclaimed artists including Olivia Newton-John, Tony Hedley, John Farnham and Diana Krall.
Since returning to Ireland, Laura performs regularly with the Ulster Orchestra and RTE Orchestras, while also recording for and performing with numerous local singer-songwriters, including Malojian, Arborist, Ryan Vail, The Wood Burning Savages, Ciara O’Neill, ROE, Sam Wickens, Amy Montgomery, Mandy Bingham and Phil Kieran.
Laura will showcase her work and collaborations through a series of short video pieces posted on the RCC’s website and social media accounts.