Karen Stephenson

Karen Stephenson - Cello (Photo: Petra Semerdjiev)

Co principal cello of the Philharmonia Orchestra


Co-Principal cellist with the Philharmonia orchestra, Karen is invited regularly to play guest Principal cello with many orchestras and ensembles including the Philharmonia, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.


A dominant figure in the London session scene, Karen also appears as a guest artist with chamber groups such as the Allegri String Quartet, the Harborough Collective and Chamber Domaine.

Karen is particularly interested in assisting students with repertoire and technique for orchestral auditions.


Watch Karen in action here

Karen Stephenson

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