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Ruth Bolister

Oboe


Ruth is principal oboe of the Orchestra of English National Opera

Symphony Orchestra - guest principal

  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Philharmonia
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

Chamber Orchestra - guest principal

  • Britten Sinfonia
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • London Mozart Players

Opera & Ballet - guest principal

  • Royal Opera House
  • Royal Ballet Sinfonia

Sessions - as guest principal

  • Buick Productions
  • Cool Music Ltd

Chamber Ensembles

  • Haffner Wind Ensemble

West End Shows

  • Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat
  • The King and I
  • Wicked


  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
  • BBC Philharmonic
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • The Halle
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra


  • New London Orchestra
  • Northern Sinfonia
  • English Sinfonia
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia


  • Garsington Opera
  • London Opera Players


  • Isobel Griffiths Ltd
  • London Metropolitan Orchestra
  • Music Solutions Ltd

  • Marais Ensemble


  • Mary Poppins
  • Porgy & Bess

Broadcasts & Recordings

  • CD of English Oboe Concertos for ASV
  • Soloist on Radio 2's Friday Night is Music Night

Awards

  • Leila Bull Oboe Prize, RAM (1993)
  • Isle of Wight International Oboe Competition - 1st Prize (1993)
  • BBC Young Musician of the Year wind final - runner-up (1990)

Education

  • Clare College, Cambridge (1989 - 1992)
  • Royal Academy of Music (1992 – 1993)
  • Karlsruhe Hochschule fur Musik, Germany (1993 - 1994)

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Instruments
Oboe, Cor Anglais, Oboe d'Amore