St Cecilia Orchestra

Ripon’s renowned St Cecilia Orchestra is much more than just an orchestra.
At its most spectacular it is an exceptionally fine and very large symphony orchestra, often working with top class international soloists and capable of giving high-quality performances

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St Cecilia Orchestra Soloists

Piano

Alexei Grynyuk
Alison Gill
Artur Pizaro
Christine Alp
Gary Matthewman
Grace Huang
Hayley Parkes
James Kirby
Jayson Gillham
Martin Roscoe
Noriko Ogawa
Peter Donohoe
Simon Passmore

Organ

Andrew Bryden
Ekaterina Melnikova
Greg Smith
Kerry Beaumont
Stephen Power

Harpsichord

Andrew Passmore
Christine Alp
Emily Garside

Violin

Andra Vornicu
Andy Long
Carol Irby
Charlotte Scott
Chloe Fletcher
Chloe Hanslip
Danny McCann Williams
David Spencer
Dorin Tuca
Edmund Jones
Emma Hancock
Frances Cummings
Joanne Atherton
Leland Chen
Matthew Trusler
Michael Jones
Richard Fletcher
Robina Morgan
Ruth Palmer
Sophie Barber
Tamsin Waley-Cohen
Tasmin Little

Viola

Diana Hall
Katie Stables
Liz Wyly
Louise Lansdown
Scott Dickinson

Cello

David Wesling
Jamie Walton
Jessica Burroughs
Lawrence Durkin
Nicky Woods
Olive Farrant
Richard Harwood
Stephen Orton
Steven Isserlis
Toby White
Victoria Simonsen

Flute

Adam Powell
Christine Alp
Gemma Sheehan-Dare
Imogen Schofield
Leslie Beaumont
Lillian Craw
Samantha Pearce

Oboe

Alexia Owens
Jane Beadle
Josh Hall
Lucinda Dalton
Peter Dykes
Steven Hudson

Clarinet

Diana Critchley
Emma Johnson
Linda Merrick
Martin Beeston
Richard Kippen
Susan Bicknell
Vicky Sheehan-Dare

Bassoon

Chris Cooper
Jane Lomax
John Dunford
Jon Jones
Lorna Tyack
Richard Beards

Recorder

Anne Betterton
Gemma Sheehan-Dare
Geoff Egginton
Lotte Sturge

Horn

Chris Pointon
Christina Thomson-Jones
Ian Wildsmith
Jo Greenberg
Joel Roberts
Matt Crossley

Trumpet

Adam Stockbridge
Anthony Thompson
Richard Sowden

Percussion

4-MALITY

Harp

Mary Reid
Megan Garrity

Guitar

Rory Russell

Soprano

Aimee Toshney
Alexandra Rigazzi-Tarling
Amanda Floyd
Andrea Brown
Anna Belward
Anne Dawson
Bethany Seymour
Charlotte Carter
Claire Strafford
Clare Tucker
Debra Morley
Diane Peacock
Eleonore Cockerham
Elise Dye
Elizabeth Hardy
Elizabeth Sleightholme
Emily Jennings
Emma Morwood
Flora McIntosh
Heather Hunter
Helen Parker
Ilona Domnich
Janet Fairlie
Jeni Bern
Jennifer Lowe
Jessica Leary
Judith Gardner Jones
Kate Flowers
Katherine Price
Katie Bird
Kirstin Sharpin
Lavinia Blackwall
Linda Gerrard
Lucy Jubb
Lynne Dawson
Madeleine Pierard
Marika van der Meer
Natasha Beeby
Nerys Blanckley
Nicki Kennedy
Nicola Mills
Paula Harris
Paula Sides
Penelope Appleyard
Penelope Randall-Davies
Prudence Sanders
Rachel Chapman
Rachel Little
Rachel Mosley
Rachel Orr
Rebekah Coffey
Rhian Lewis
Rowan Pierce
Samantha Hay
Sara Boomsma
Sarah Estill
Shelley Everall
Sinead O'Kelly
Susan Jordan
Teuta Koco
Tori Beaumont
Victoria Sharp
Viki Hart
Wendy Goodson

Mezzo-Soprano

Anna Barry
Anna Burford
Anna Huntley
Anna Stephany
Annabel Larard
Anne Andrew
Carolina Krogius
Catriona Barr
Charlotte Heslop
Elysia Leech
Emma Carrington
Fiona MacDonald
Hannah Pedley
Heather Burns
Jane Stevenson
Janet Cowley
Jennifer Craig
Jennifer Westwood
Joyce Tindsley
Karina Lucas
Kate McCarney
Kezia Bienek
Laura Margaret Smith
Lucy Appleyard
Margaret MacDonald
Maria Brown
Nicola Dunne
Rebecca Chellappah
Sally Harrison
Sarah Lilley

Contralto

Alexandra Cassidy
Joanna Gamble
Kate Mapp
Kate Woodruff
Marie Elliot
Phillipa Thomas
Ruth Turner
Una McMahon

Counter-Tenor

Adam Crewe
David Bates
Ed Sadler
James Huw Jeffries
James Laing
Kenneth Stiles
Reno Troilus
William Purefoy

Tenor

Adam Magee
Allan Clayton
Andrew Dickinson
Ben Kerslake
Blake Fischer
Cameron Rolls
Campbell Russell
Carlos Nogueira
Christopher Carroll
Christopher Griksaitis
David Douglas
David Fieldsend
David Shaw
Elgin Llyr Thomas
Geoffrey Hughes
George Pooley
Hugh Rhys-Evans
Irakli Grigari
James Ireland
Jeffey Lloyd-Roberts
John Bowley
Joseph Cornwell
Joshua Ellicot
Luis Garcia
Malcolm Williams
Martin Hindmarsh
Matthew Long
Matthew Moss
Melvyn White
Michael Bradley
Nathan Vale
Nicholas Hurndall-Smith
Nicholas Scott
Nick Hardy
Nick Sharratt
Patrick Hurley
Paul Dutton
Paul Featherstone
Paul Smith
Peter Kerr
Peter Wedd
Philip Sheffield
Raoni Hubner
Richard Allen
Richard Barrowclough
Robert Gardiner
Robert Johnston
Robert Pitcher
Robert Thompson
Ross Scanlon
Rupert Jennings
Samir Savant
Sean Clayton
Simon Buttle
Stephen Douse
Stephen Newlove
Warren Gillespie

Baritone

Adrian Clarke
Adrian Powter
Alan Opie
Allan Smith
Andrew Heggie
Andrew Mayor
Benjamin Weaver
Christopher Bull
Cleveland Williams
David Hall
David Woods
Dawid Kimberg
Giles Underwood
James Ashworth
John Lofthouse
Jonathan Pugsley
Mario Solimene
Mark Saberton
Michael Parle
Michael R Bundy
Olive Dunn
Philip Smith
Rhys Jenkins
Richard Woodall
Roderick Earle
Samuel de Beck Spitzer
Samuel Pantcheff
Simon Deller
Sir Thomas Allen
Terence Ayebare
Thomas Lydon
William Kyle

Bass

Aaron McAuley
Adam Green
Andrew de Rozario
Andrew McTaggart
Arthur Berwick
Ben Craw
D'Arcy Bleiker
Dominic Barberi
Edward Hatton
George Humphreys
Hilary Dexter
John Anthony Cunningham
John Hawker
Jolyon Dodgson
Martin Ng
Neal Davies
Nicholas Butterfield
Paul Keohone
Peter Savidge
Philip Shakesby
Quentin Brown
Richard Judson
Thom Meredith
Timothy Allan
Wayne Morris

Treble

Alexander Abrahams
Tristram Cooke

Actor Narrator

Alex Barclay

Alto

Kelvin Gott

Bass-Baritone

Galloway Bell

Girl Group

'BLAZE'

Narrator

John Dunford
John Forsyth
Thomas Frere

Presenter

Josh Hill