Players

OFE offers some of the finest up-and-coming musical talent the UK has to offer, united by our love of music and commitment to engaging new audiences with climate change and the natural world.

 
Chris Xuereb
Double Bass
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Roma Tic
Violin
Myrddin Rees Davies
Horn
Eleanor Blamires
Flute
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Lorraine Hart
Oboe
Catrin Meek
Harp
Helena Logah
Violin
Patrick Bolton
Bassoon
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Elliott Bailey
Cello
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Evangeline Tang
Double Bass
Rachel Maxey
Viola
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Lucía Polo Moreno
Double Bass
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Helen Kuby
Horn
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Magdalena Carbow
Oboe
 
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Dan Mort
Clarinet
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Anna 
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Clarinet
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Saran Davies
Cello
Robyn Blair
Horn
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Georgia Russell
Viola
Sarah Ayoub
Cello
Charlotte Amherst
Violin
Chloe Barnes
Oboe
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Michaias Berlouis
Trombone
Carson Becke
Piano
William Foster
Trombone
Violetta Suvini
Violin
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Hugh Woolley
Contrabassoon
Julian Faultless
Horn
Katie Lodge
Trumpet
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Emily Penn
Oboe
Richard English
Double Bass
Amy Kent
Violin
Hannah Gardiner
Viola
George Needham
Piano
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Daniel 
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Double Bass
Isha Crichlow
Clarinet
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Victoria Gill | Leader

Victoria is a postgraduate student at the Royal Academy of Music, where she studies with Philippe Honoré. Having played the violin for eighteen years, she has enjoyed performing at prestigious venues across the world. She was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain for three years, and studied at the Purcell School of Music, with violin teacher Tony Cucchiara. It was here that she realised her love for chamber music, being selected to perform with her string quartet at the Wigmore Hall in 2015. She went on to win the Rosemary Rappaport Prize for Outstanding Musicianship (2015). Victoria graduated with a First Class degree in Music from Christ Church, Oxford. During her time at Oxford she studied with Yossi Zivoni and was an apprentice of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra. She gave numerous recitals and achieved a place on the Young Artists Platform. Victoria was Leader of the Oxford University Orchestra, Ensemble ISIS, and various other ensembles while an undergraduate. She has enjoyed masterclasses in recent years with Vadim Repin, Markus Daünert and Tasmin Little. Victoria is a recipient of awards from The Countess of Munster Trust and Help Musicians UK. She is also a scholar at the Royal Academy, where she has enjoyed leading the Academy Symphony Orchestra, Manson Ensemble and performing with the Academy Soloists.

John Warner | Founder & Artistic Director

John Warner is Founder and Artistic Director of Orchestra for the Earth, Chief Conductor of Central London Orchestra, and regularly assists world-class conductors such as Daniel Harding and Thomas Søndergård. His pioneering work with Orchestra for the Earth takes him across Europe for a wide variety of nature-inspired concerts, collaborating with leading environmental artists, scientists, and charities. 2020 saw invitations to conduct at King’s Place, British Youth Opera, the Waterloo Festival (London), St Endellion Festival (Cornwall), and Het Concertgebouw’s Mahler Festival (Amsterdam). Other recent appearances include the Corinthian Chamber Orchestra, Oxford Sinfonia, and the Orchestra of St John’s, and masterclasses with the BBC and Oxford Philharmonic orchestras. He performs annually at Grimeborn Opera Festival, and assists Antony Negus at Longborough Festival Opera. He is a Britten-Pears Young Artist 2020.

 

Photograph of John Warner © 2019 Zain Odho.