Player Profile: Duncan Riddell

In this video interview at Cadogan Hall, Duncan Riddell speaks to Bob Jones about the demands of his role and his experience in the Orchestra; his inspirations, aspirations and his path to becoming “one of the two leaders of the RPO.”

Duncan has been a leader of the RPO for several years, previously having led the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra from 2001 to the summer of 2010. Other commitments have included a principal position in the North German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in Hanover, from 1989, and the position of co-leader of the London Philharmonic Orchestra from 1994.


About Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Acknowledged as one of the UK’s most prestigious orchestras, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) enjoys an international reputation for bringing audiences worldwide first-class performances and the highest possible standards of music-making across a diverse range of musical repertoire. This was the vision of the Orchestra’s flamboyant founder Sir Thomas Beecham, whose legacy is maintained today as the Orchestra thrives under the exceptional direction of its new Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Maestro Charles Dutoit.
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