Previous Soloists

Concert date: 23rd March 2024

Oboe - Rachel Burbidge

Clarinet - Fiona Ruby 

Horn - Nicky Kinton

Bassoon - Mel Buckley

Concert date: 2nd July 2023

Mel Buckley (bassoon)

  • Elgar - Romance


Sally Stocks (flute)

Concert date: 25th March 2023
  • Reinecke - Flute Concerto

From the programme notes:Sally Stocks was born in England and  participated in several masterclasses with James Galway before entering the Royal College of Music where she studied flute with Christopher Hyde-Smith  and Graham Mayger.
She them embarked on a career as a soloist and a chamber musician before emigrating to Australia. She was appointed as Professor of Flute at the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music and both performed and recorded for the Australian Broadcasting Commission.
She was later appointed Principal Flute   in the Las Palmas Symphony Orchestra, in Gran Canaria  before returning to England in 1992. Since her move back to the UK, she has been performing regularly with other international Chamber musicians and as a soloist in various concerto performances. 

Natasha Page (soprano)

Concert date: 03/12/2022
  • Mozart - Exultate, Jubilate
  • Singleton - The Oxen (Hardy) 
  • Adam (arr. Singleton) - O Holy Night
From the programme notes:
"Natasha is a graduate of the Royal College of Music International Opera Studio, where she studied with Rosa Mannion. Natasha is a Making Music Philip and Dorothy Green Young Artist, a Samling Artist, an Oxford Lieder Emerging Artist and a Leeds Lieder Young Artist."
Follow this link to Natasha's website.

Laurence Davies (French Horn)
Concert date: 26/03/2022

From the programme notes:
"Laurence Davies recently rejoined the Philharmonia as principal horn, a position he previously held from 1998 to 2008. From 2008 until 2018 he held the same position with the RPO.
He is a founder member of the Pleyel Ensemble, also the Shelburne Ensemble which includes concerts in Wiltshire schools."

Florian Mitrea (Piano)

Concert date: 01/12/2018

Follow this link to Florian Mitrea's website.

Joe Arkwright (Trombone)

Concert date: 17/03/2018

Zena O'May (Mezzo)

Concert date: 02/12/2017

Helen Pysanczyn (Clarinet)

Concert date: 24/06/2017

Irene Enzlin (Cello)

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Verena Chen (Violin)

Concert date: 03/12/2016

David Heyes (Double Bass)

Concert dates: 15/12/2015

Matthew Taylor (Violin)

Concert dates: 27/06/2015

Mathieu van Bellen (Violin)

Concert dates: 




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Menachem Rozin (Piano)

Concert dates: 21/06/2014

Robert Napier (Cello)

Concert dates: 28/03/2009

Phillip Groves (Trumpet)

Concert dates: 29/11/2008