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A musician or singer who performs a solo.‘he appears as a concerto soloist with all the great British orchestras’
singer, vocalist, soloist, songstress, crooner, warbler, melodist, artisteView synonyms
- ‘Conductors and soloists had better know it and have it ready if they want to work.’
- ‘The agency has its own orchestra consisting of 12 musicians and five soloists.’
- ‘Masterclasses will be taken by a variety of composers and soloists.’
- ‘However, the sound soon disappears in the welter of notes Sibelius gives his soloists in his only Violin Concerto.’
- ‘She is a well-known accompanist who regularly appears in concerts with soloists and ensembles.’
- ‘The Sinfonia concertante recorded here features the violin and cello as soloists.’
- ‘The concert will feature soloists and a string orchestra performing a wide variety of songs from Leonard Bernstein to Handel.’
- ‘At this concert, there will be two soloists, each one performing a work very different from the other.’
- ‘A regular soloist at the National Concert Hall, Scott has fans on both sides of the Atlantic.’
- ‘During the 1920's, Stravinsky had often been heard as the soloist in his piano concerto.’
- ‘The concert ended with a Mass by Bellini in which the organist, choir and soloists gave a magnificent performance.’
- ‘In the musical numbers soloists and chorus sang with gusto.’
- ‘The most famous conductors and soloists in the concert halls around the world perform his compositions.’
- ‘The grand finale saw choir soloists and we, the audience, singing Jerusalem.’
- ‘To chorus, soloists, conductor and orchestra, thank you for an absolutely awesome rendition.’
- ‘Graduals are among the most elaborate of all chants and are performed by soloists and choir in alternation.’
- ‘We played a lot together, and he gave special care to the accompaniment of soloists, which is very rare.’
- ‘The Finale is superb, featuring splendid singing by the chorus and the quartet of soloists.’
- ‘When he did have strong bass or tenor soloists, Handel could and did write strong parts for them.’
- ‘The vocal writing for both soloists and chorus is demanding almost to the point of impracticality.’
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