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Francesca Simmons

Francesca is a diverse violinist based in London and Wales. She is highly adept at note reading, memorising, playing by ear or improvising, and works in many different styles and genres. Apart from violin she also performs on double bass, viola, musical saw, piano, ukulele, soprano sax and backing vocals.

Her work has taken her through many venues throughout the UK and Europe – from streets, art galleries and concert halls, to clubs, festivals and big tops. She has recorded at Abbey Road, Maida Vale and other studios, houses, tents and fields, and performed live on BBC 6 Music and ITV.

About Us

The Abraxas Ensemble was formed in 1999 as a string quartet, but can also expand/contract to suit different venues/client's requirements. We have a large variety of repertoire to suit all tastes, from classical through to jazz, traditional and pop arrangements.

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