john feeney


John Feeney

John Feeney, principal double bass of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and the American Classical Orchestra, also appears as principal with Sinfonia New York and Opera Lafayette. A chamber musician and soloist of international renown, he is a frequent guest with the Smithsonian Chamber Players, Four Nations ensemble and Artek. He won first prize in the Concert Artists Guild and Zimmerman-Mingus International Competitions and was a medalist-prizewinner in the Geneva and Isle of Man Competitions. His 2010 world premiere performance of Dragonetti’s Concerto in D with the American Classical Orchestra was hailed by the New York Times: "a skilled, passionate performance......played with flair."  In 2009 he founded the DNA Quintet, recording and publishing the premieres of chamber music by Domenico Dragonetti. The Strad declared “accurate, muscular and impressively controlled playing of John important disc... I recommend it with enthusiasm.” An avid Viennese violonist, In 2010 John co-founded the Serenade Orchestra and the Serenade Quartet both featuring music from 18th and 19th century Vienna.