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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...

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...

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