The Harrison-Frank Family Foundation

Eloisa-Fleur Thom

Eloisa-Fleur Thom is a prize-winning violinist, director and curator. Highlights of her career so far include performing J.S Bach’s Concerto in D minor for two violins with the celebrated violinist Maxim Vengerov, chamber music with Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood (LCO soloists), and Arvo Pärt’s Fratres for solo violin, strings & percussion at the Barbican’s 2018 Sounds and Visions Festival with 12 ensemble.

Over the past few years Eloisa-Fleur has given performances at the Wigmore Hall, Kings Place, the Southbank Centre’s ‘Deep Minimalism’ festival, the Barbican, St George’s Bristol, and has been broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 6. Eloisa-Fleur features on Radiohead’s latest album A Moon Shaped Pool, Franck Ocean’s album Blonde, Treasure by Sampha, and film soundtracks including ‘Jackie’ by Mica Levi, ‘Suspiria’ by Thom Yorke, and ’Phantom Thread’ by Jonny Greenwood. In 2015/16, Eloisa-Fleur held a creative residency at Heima in Seydisfjordur, Iceland, culminating in a performance of Schoenberg’s Verklarte Nacht under the northern lights with members of the 12 ensemble.

Eloisa-Fleur is the Artistic Director and Leader of the 12 ensemble, London’s un-conducted string orchestra, whose recent projects have included commissioning a new dance work from acclaimed choreographer Alexander Whitley as part of a Snape Maltings Residency, and a UK tour of Schubert’s Death and the Maiden quartet arranged for string orchestra culminating in a BBC Radio 3 live concert broadcast. Earlier this year the ensemble toured Germany with acclaimed contemporary composer Max Richter performing at the Berlin Philharmonie and Hamburg Elbphilharmonie to sold-out audiences. 12 ensemble’s debut album ‘Resurrection‘ was released in September 2018 featuring works by Witold Lutosławski, Kate Whitley, John Woolrich and The National’s Bryce Dessner – “Polished readings…with rapt expressiveness” – Sunday Times

Eloisa played the Harrison-Frank Family Foundation’s Pietro Pallotta violin in 2013-15.