Players


The musicians of the London Symphony Orchestra

First Violins

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List of First Violins

Gordan Nikolitch (Leader) &
Chair endowed by The Hon Sir Rocco and Lady Forte and Mr & Mrs Ian Stoutzker
Roman Simovic (Leader)
Playing a Stradivarius violin kindly loaned by Jonathan Moulds
Carmine Lauri (Co-Leader) º
Chair endowed in loving memory of the conductor Yuri Ahronovitch by his wife Tami
Lennox Mackenzie (Sub-Leader) º
Chair endowed in memory of Manja Leigh
Clare Duckworth (Sub-Principal) *
Chair endowed by LSO Friends
Nigel Broadbent
Ginette Decuyper *
Gerald Gregory
Jörg Hammann
Maxine Kwok-Adams
Claire Parfitt
Elizabeth Pigram
Laurent Quénelle *
Harriet Rayfield
Colin Renwick
Sylvain Vasseur
Rhys Watkins

Second Violins

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List of Second Violins

David Alberman (Principal) *
Chair endowed by Linklaters LLP
Tom Norris (Co-Principal)
Sarah Quinn (Sub-Principal)
Miya Väisänen
David Ballesteros
Richard Blayden
Matthew Gardner *
Julian Gil Rodriguez
Naoko Keatley
William Melvin
Belinda McFarlane *
Iwona Muszynska
Philip Nolte
Andrew Pollock
Paul Robson
Louise Shackelton

Violas

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List of Violas

Edward Vanderspar (Principal)
Gillianne Haddow (Co-Principal)
Malcolm Johnston (Sub-Principal)
Regina Beukes
German Clavijo
Lander Echevarria
Anna Bastow
Julia O'Riordan
Robert Turner
Heather Wallington
Jonathan Welch

Cellos

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List of Cellos

Rebecca Gilliver (Principal)
Chair endowed by Baker & McKenzie LLP
Tim Hugh (Principal)
Chair endowed by LSO Friends
Minat Lyons (Co-Principal)
Alastair Blayden (Sub-Principal) +
Jennifer Brown
Noel Bradshaw
Eve-Marie Caravassilis *
Daniel Gardner
Hilary Jones
Amanda Truelove +

Double Basses

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List of Double Basses

Colin Paris (Co-Principal) ^
Patrick Laurence
Matthew Gibson
Tom Goodman %
Joe Melvin
Jani Pensola

Principal Emeritus
Rinat Ibragimov

Key

* LSO Board Member and Orchestra Committee Member
& Prince Consort Professor of Violin at the Royal College of Music
+ Professor at the Royal College of Music
% Professor at the Royal Academy of Music
^ Professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
º Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music