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Never a dull moment!

I’m Erik Chapman, a first violinist in the orchestra, and like Helen who wrote earlier, I too am a Board member. Life in the RPO is never, and I mean never, dull.  And this last week did not disappoint.  It … Continue reading

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Recording, geography and plants at Cadogan Hall

I’m Helen Kamminga, the RPO’s co-principal viola and currently also a Board member, alongside Adam who wrote one of the first posts on the blog. Being on the Board gives us a real insight into the background workings of a symphony orchestra. … Continue reading

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Madam Butterfly at the Royal Albert Hall

Hi everyone! My name is Elen Richards and I play 2nd violin. I’ve been in the RPO now for just over two years and thought I’d let you all know how the last few weeks have been for us. Having … Continue reading

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Canary Islands Tour

The Orchestra has just returned from a tour to the Canary Islands with Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Charles Dutoit.  Double Bass player Benjamin Cunningham reports back here. So, less than a week has passed since we got home from … Continue reading

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Introducing Adam Wright

Hello everybody. My name is Adam Wright; I’m the 2nd trumpet of the RPO and at the moment I’m also the orchestra’s Vice Chairman.  I hope you are enjoying the new blog, giving you a little insight into orchestral life. … Continue reading

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