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Amy Harman

Amy Harman started the bassoon after a failed early career as a cellist. From 2010-15 she was principal of the Philharmonia and is currently a YCAT Artist, Member of Ensemble 360 and Principal of ENO and Aurora Orchestra. Career highlights include performing as a ‘flying soloist’ in Birmingham Opera’s premiere of Stockhausen’s ‘Mittwoch aus Licht’ […]

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Jane Mitchell

Jane plays both period and modern flutes and loves the many challenges these different instruments present. As well as being principal flute of Aurora Orchestra, Jane plays regularly with both modern and period groups across Europe, including the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Irish Chamber Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, […]

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Timothy Orpen

Timothy Orpen is a founder member of Aurora Orchestra and is also the principal clarinettist of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. He was formally the principal of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and now divides his time between Scotland and London. He has performed concertos with Aurora Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony, Royal […]

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Tom Barber

It was whilst studying medicine in Cambridge that Thomas Barber began making music with many of his future Aurora colleagues. After two subsequent years studying at the Royal Academy of Music, Tom has gone on to combine careers as a neurologist and oboist. Tom has performed with many of the UK’s major orchestras, but he […]

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