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The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Concert Masters
Peter Manning
Vasko Vassilev

Co-Concert Master
Sergey Levitin

Associate Concert Masters
Ania Safonova
Peter Schulmeister

Assistant Concert Masters
Melissa Forshaw
Florence Garel-Schoeman

First Violins
Jenny Nickson††
Helen Briscoe
Adrian Reed
Ailsa Hunter
Judy Mayhew
John Lovell
Katherine Wilson
David Hanesworth
David Butler
Stephen Bettaney
Mark Greensill
Deborah Green
Jonathan Hartley

Second Violins
Jan Schmolck*
Sophia Durrant†
Robert Chew†
Kirsten Shlomowitz††
Marion McGowan††
Liz Williams
Stephen Dudley
John Montague
Caroline Clarke
Simon Horsman
Kathryn Spencer

Violas
Andriy Viytovych*
Konstantin Boyarsky†
Judith Busbridge†
Andrew Staples††
Richard Peake††
Rebecca Brown
Christopher Goldscheider
Lucy Yendole
Nigel Bielby
Andrew Haxell
Angela Bonetti
Richard Pugh

Cellos
George Ives*
Christopher Vanderspar*
David Jones**
Mary Mundy††
Rhydian Shaxson††
Naomi Williams
Andrew Gunn
Colin Walker
Timothy Hewitt-Jones
Mark Bethel
Philip Johnston

Basses
Tony Hougham*
Paul Kimber*
Keith Hartley†
David Peller†
Simon Hetherington
Simon Hallett
Martin Vigay
Ian Eyres

Flutes
Sarah Brooke*
Margaret Campbell*
Katharine Constable††
Christopher Green
Philip Rowson

Piccolo
Christopher Green†
Philip Rowson†

Oboes
Julia Girdwood*
David Thomas*
David Presly††
Margaret Tindale††
Alan Garner

Cor Anglais
Alan Garner†

Clarinets
John Payne*
Nicholas Rodwell*
Fergus Morrison
Marina Finnamore

E-flat Clarinet
Fergus Morrison†

Bass Clarinet
Marina Finnamore†

Bassoons
Andrea de Flammineis*
Miriam Gussek*
Andrew Stowell††
Martin Field

Contrabassoon
Martin Field†

Horns
Richard Bissill*
Simon Rayner*
Huw Evans†
Roger Montgomery†
Christopher Davies††
Jonathan Durrant††
Richard Kennedy††

Trumpets
Ian Balmain*
David Carstairs††
John Shaddock††

Trombones
Eric Crees*
Lindsay Shilling*
Michael Hext††
Patrick Jackman
Keith McNicoll

Bass Trombones
Patrick Jackman†
Keith McNicoll†

Tuba
Ben Thomson†

Timpani
Russell Jordan*
Christopher Ridley**
Simon Archer†

Percussion
Rachel Gledhill*
Simon Archer†
Nigel Charman†
Nicholas Ormrod†

Harps
Emma Granger†
Lucy Wakeford†

Orchestra Administrative Director
Sally Mitchell

Orchestra Manager
Helen Dunne

Assistant Orchestra Manager
Tim Davy (Acting)

Orchestra Administrative Assistant
Helena Plews (Acting)

Orchestra Operations Manager
Matthew Downes

Financial Controller
Kevin Hargreaves

Music Library Manager
Tony Rickard

Music Librarians
Julie Davies
Robin Gordon-Powell
Rob Summers

*Section Principal
**Associate Principal
† Principal
†† Sub-principal