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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 Alan Braunton, bassoonist, woodwind instrument repairer and malt lover

Meet Alan Braunton, bassoonist, woodwind instrument repairer and malt lover

Meet our players – Alan Braunton Alan Braunton is one of the NWSO’s bassoonists and has been with the orchestra...

Introducing…Nigel Shires, double bass player and our new social media guru

Introducing…Nigel Shires, double bass player and our new social media guru

Nigel Shires plays the double bass in the orchestra and has recently taken on the fun task of looking after...

Meet our players – Malcolm Webb

Meet our players – Malcolm Webb

The second player featured in our spring concert programme was Malcolm Webb – flute and piccolo player and also conductor...

A conversation with Dennis Simons

A conversation with Dennis Simons

For our upcoming concert, we have the privilege to be working with Dennis Simons, conductor of the Bristol Chambr Orchestra...

Meet our players – Cathy Oliver

Meet our players – Cathy Oliver

Cellist, part-time section leader and secret heavy-metal fan Catherine Oliver was one of the players featured in our spring concert...

Q&A with singer Ellen Arkwright

Q&A with singer Ellen Arkwright

Ellen Arkwright is our soloist for the next concert, where she’ll be continuing our magical theme with arias from Mozart’s...

Memorial address for Michael Oliver

Memorial address for Michael Oliver

It is with great sadness that we had to say good bye to Michael Oliver, one of our longest-serving members...

Meet our players: Rosemary Stanbury and Michael Oliver

Meet our players: Rosemary Stanbury and Michael Oliver

‘Meet our players’ is intended as a regular feature on our website to introduce different members of the orchestra and...

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