Category Archives: Player Profiles

An Interview with Grzegorz Nowak

Hannah Nepil discusses the life of prolific conductor Grzegorz Nowak, a musician who has worked with orchestras around the world and produced a number of highly acclaimed recordings. For conductor Grzegorz Nowak, home is wherever he and his wife happen … Continue reading

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An Interview with Alison Jiear

In the run-up to our exciting return to the Royal Albert Hall with our first concert of the season, we shine the spotlight on one of the concert’s  vocalists, Alison Jiear. Tell us a bit about your experiences of performing … Continue reading

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Player Profile: Michael Dolan

Michael Dolan, Co-Principal Second Violin, retires this July after 30 years with the Orchestra. How did you become involved with the RPO? Barry Griffiths, one of the previous great leaders of the RPO, invited me to join. He was guest … Continue reading

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Player Profile: Duncan Riddell, Leader

Can you tell us what inspired you to become involved with music? I was born into a musical family. My father was a music master in a grammar school and my mother was an amateur violinist. It was normal to … Continue reading

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Player Profile: Chantal Webster, Cello

How did you become involved with the RPO? I joined the cello section of the RPO in 2003. What is the best thing about being a member of the RPO? One of the best things about being in the RPO … Continue reading

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