Biography

Oonagh Lee is a historical oboist and recorder player. Trained at the Royal Academy of Music and the Koninklijk Conervatorium, Den Haag, she is now based in London where she performs, records and broadcasts with numerous period orchestras and ensembles across Europe. Career highlights to date include performances in the BBC Proms, Beijing National Arts Centre, and for Frans Br├╝ggen, Orchestra of the 18th Century.

Oonagh has recently performed in venues and festivals including the Wigmore Hall, the Southbank, London, and the Edinburgh International Festival. She performs regularly with orchestras including The Hanover Band, the Irish Baroque Orchestra and the Dunedin Consort. Forthcoming concerts include performances with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, St James Baroque, The Academy of Ancient Music, the Irish Baroque Orchestra with Kristian Bezuidenhout, and the Dunedin Consort with Trevor Pinnock and John Butt.

Alongside her performance career Oonagh is a committed educator. She performed for several years with Live Music Now and Music In Hospitals to hundreds of adults and children in very diverse venues, and, together with recorder quintet Consortium5 gave many school concerts and educational workshops. Oonagh now teaches on several specialist music courses, as well as at Harrow and North London Collegiate Schools.

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