Antonio Neilley-Menendez de Llano
Solo Tuba – Malmo Opera
Australian Hometown: Sydney
Education: Sydney Conservatorium High School
Antonio Neilley-Menéndez de Llano has been the Solo Tubist of the Malmö Opera in Malmö, Sweden, since early 2013.
Born and raised in Sydney, Antonio’s first tuba teacher was Arthur Hubbard at the Sydney Conservatorium High School. After completing a Bachelors at the Sydney Conservatorium with Sydney Symphony tubist Steve Rossé, he moved to Zürich, Switzerland, to complete a Masters in Orchestral Playing with Anne Jelle Visser (Yamaha International Artist and former tubist of the Zürich Opera) at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste. He also had the opportunity to study jazz with Jazz Trombone lecturer Bernhard Bamert and played regularly with the Zürich Jazz Orchestra.
In 2010, Antonio was a finalist at the International Brass and Woodwind Competition in Jeju, South Korea. Antonio was invited to join the Australian World Orchestra’s 2015 tour of India with Maestro Zubin Mehta.
Antonio has performed with some of the worlds finest orchestras including the Sydney Symphony, Melbourne Symphony, New Zealand Symphony, Zürcher Oper and the Danish Radio Symphony.
Last updated 2018