Saxophonist, Arranger, Teacher
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all about Adrian

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Adrian Tully

Australian saxophonist


ensembles : quartet
Selmer Saxharmonic

as soloist:
NDR Chor
Nürnberger Symphoniker
Aachen Sinfonieorchester

as casual musician:
Berliner Philharmoniker
Konzerthausorchester Berlin
Deutsche Sinfonie Orchester Berlin
Deutsche Oper Berlin
Mahler Chamber Orchester
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
MDR Sinfonieorchester
Staatskapelle Weimar
Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie
Hofer Symphoniker
Bielefelder Philharmoniker
Oldenburgisches Staatsorchester
Münster Sinfonieorchester
Philharmonisches Orchester der Hansestadt Lübeck
Philharmonisches Orchester Vorpommern
Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra
Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Ensemble Musikfabrik
Ensemble unitedberlin


“On the soprano saxophone he’s a magician” (Nürnberger Nachrichten, October 2016)

The Australian Saxophonist Adrian Tully has lived in Berlin since 2010 after completing his studies in Brisbane, Paris und Amsterdam. He is a member of the saxophone quartet and Selmer Saxharmonic. With he has performed at numerous chamber music festivals in Europe, Russia, Paraguay, Brazil, Algeria und Australia. He has performed Mauricio Kagel’s Burleske as soloist with the NDR Choir and Bolcom’s Concerto Grosso as a member of with the Nürnberger Symphoniker and Aachener Sinfonieorchester. In addition, he performed Thierry Escaich's Saxophone concerto ‘Le Chant des Ténèbres’ in the Concertgebouw Amsterdam.

Adrian has performed with orchestras such as the Berliner Philharmoniker, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Staatskapelle Weimar, Deutsche Symphonie Orchester Berlin und Ensemble unitedberlin, with conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle, Riccardo Chailly, Andris Nelsons, Vladimir Jurowski und Theodor Currentzis. He can be heard performing on the DVD of the Berliner Philharmoniker Waldbühne Concert 2011 and the latest release of the quartet ‘Transformation’, featuring trombonist Christian Lindberg and soprano Evelina Dobračeva.