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A (belatedly found) review

A (belatedly found) review

The rhythm of life “At last winter feels behind us and there’s a spring in my step after going to...

Singing Rule Britannia: A conversation with Rebecca Leggett

Singing Rule Britannia: A conversation with Rebecca Leggett

We are very excited to have mezzo-soprano Rebecca Leggett join us as soloist for our summer concert. She will be...

A great evening!

A great evening!

Fun times at our spring concert 2018 If you didn’t make it to our spring concert last Saturday, here are...

Meet our players: Phil Springate, French horn

Meet our players: Phil Springate, French horn

Player profile: Phil Springate, French horn player and one of the longest-standing members of NWSO Meet Phil Springate, member of...

Life as a percussionist: a conversation with Sacha Johnson

Life as a percussionist: a conversation with Sacha Johnson

For our spring concert, we have got a rare treat on the programme: Ney Rosauro’s Concerto No 1 for Vibraphone, one of...

Meet our players – Mags Matthews, violin

Meet our players – Mags Matthews, violin

Player profile: first violin and classical rock chick Mags Matthews Mags Matthews is part of the fabulous first violin section...

A conversation with Benny Kim

A conversation with Benny Kim

We’re very excited to have internationally acclaimed violinist Benny Kim joining us for our autumn concert to play Vaughan Williams’ The...

Meet our players – Alan Braunton, bassoonist

Meet our players – Alan Braunton, bassoonist

Player profile: Alan Braunton, bassoonist, woodwind instrument repairer and malt lover Alan Braunton is one of the NWSO’s bassoonists and...

Meet our players – Nigel Shires, double bass

Meet our players – Nigel Shires, double bass

Player profile: Nigel Shires, double bass player and our new social media guru Nigel Shires plays the double bass in...

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