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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...

Meet our players – Malcolm Webb, flute

Meet our players – Malcolm Webb, flute

Player profile: Malcolm Webb, flute and piccolo player and conductor of the SSO The second player featured in our spring...

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, cello

Meet our players – Cathy Oliver, cello

Player profile: Cathy Oliver, cellist, part-time section leader and secret heavy-metal fan Catherine Oliver was one of the players featured...

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...

A Q&A with Robert Plane

A Q&A with Robert Plane

It’s a real privilege to have clarinettist Robert Plane, renowned soloist and recording artist, join us for our anniversary concert....

Summer Concert Review

Summer Concert Review

Considering we were competing with the Queens 90th birthday celebrations and England’s first Euro 2016 game, we had an impressive...

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