cellist | singer
Angélique Lihou began her studies with the Guernsey Music Service before attending the Purcell School of Music in 2003. She received a BMus(hons) degree from the Royal College of Music and, in 2010 was awarded a Masters in Music Performance from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Angélique has studied with cellists Alexander Baillie, Alice Neary and Bernard Greenhouse and currently studies singing with Noelle Barker.
Angélique is a Concordia Foundation Young Artist and founded the Concordia Foundation Cello Ensemble in 2011. She is cellist of the Cosima Piano Quintet and is a member of electronic/experimental rock band CIAM, which is currently recording its second album.
In 2011, Angélique made her South Bank debut at the Queen Elizabeth Hall singing Baillie/Baudelaire La Mort des Amants for soprano and cello ensemble. Recent concerto performances include the Elgar Cello Concerto with the St James Sinfonia, Elgar Transcriptions with the Guernsey Symphony Orchestra and Haydn Cello Concerto in C major with the City of London Chamber Ensemble. Other recent engagements include performing cello duets for HRH the Prince of Wales and recitals of Bach Cello Suites in Denmark and at the Victor Hugo International Music Festival.