Caroline Dale (born 1965) is a widely recorded British cellist who has performed music for numerous films, including , Truly, Madly, Deeply , Hilary and Jackie , as well as the 2005 adaptation of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Jane Austen's and 2007's Pride and Prejudice Academy Award winner . She currently plays Principal Cello for the Atonement English Chamber Orchestra and London Metropolitan Orchestra.
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Dale won the String Final of the
BBC's Young Musician of the Year in 1978 at the age of 13 and has two sisters.
She has appeared as a soloist with a number of orchestras including the
London Philharmonic and Royal Philharmonic orchestras.
She has performed with
Jimmy Page and Robert Plant during their 1994 tour promoting the album . She plays in the 1994 video for " No Quarter Whatever" by Oasis.
In 2002, Dale released
Such Sweet Thunder, an album of classical music with performances of Handel's Sarabande from the D-minor harpsichord suite, and the Largo from Vivaldi's E minor Cello Sonata.
She played with
David Gilmour during his 2002 solo tour dates, and on his most recent album, . She appears on the On an Island DVD which was recorded at David Gilmour in Concert Robert Wyatt's Meltdown concert and the Royal Festival Hall concert, both in 2002. In 2008, she appeared, playing solo cello, at Ron Geesin's 2 performances of the " Atom Heart Mother Suite", with Pink Floyd tribute band Mun Floyd, the Royal College Brass Ensemble, and the choral group Canticum. David Gilmour made a guest appearance on the second night. [1 ]
She performed with
David Gray during the "Live in Slow Motion" tour and again in 2014.
She plays the solo cello part in "
Elegy for Dunkirk", written by Dario Marianelli for the film . Atonement
Since the mid-1990s and up until as recently as 2007, she was
Sinéad O'Connor's touring cellist. She often sang with O'Connor and her band on the song "In This Heart", from the 1994 album . Universal Mother
Dale plays cello on a number of tracks on
U2's 2009 album . No Line on the Horizon
She often collaborates with film composers
Klaus Badelt, Ilan Eshkeri and Dario Marianelli.
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