Virtuoso Profile

Celia Craig
Oboe

Celia is an internationally recognised oboist and former Principal of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra


About Me

Dedicatee of Master of The Queens Music, Judith Weir CBE’s first Oboe Concerto, Celia Craig has performed for the Royal Family, recorded and toured extensively, working with Bernstein, Boulez, Haitink, Ashkenazy, Rattle, Gergiev and the London Symphony Orchestra among many others.

Principal Oboe of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (until December 2018) and an appointed Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, Celia runs her own multimedia recording company ARTARIA, whose Direct Stream Digital debut recording was awarded 5 stars by The Weekend Australian, several Album of The Week Awards, national television airplay and shown in Palace Nova Cinema and has recently signed global distribution.

Now Principal Oboe of Omega Ensemble, Sydney, Celia was also offered the position of Music Curator for the National Trust of South Australia in 2017 for whom she curates concerts in Nation-al Trust unique Heritage properties and runs her own ‘Signature’ Concert Series in The State Din-ing Room, Ayers House Museum.

In 2019 Celia was a Faculty Resident Artist at the annual TALIS Festival in Sarajevo, working with young international career professionals in chamber music series in Sarajevo City Hall and coached oboes in Sao Paolo for the largest youth music event in South America: Campos de Jordao Winter Festival.

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