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Gillian Bragg



Positions held

  • English National Opera – Acting Sub-Principal (2021-present), including
  • sitting Principal and No.2
  • English National Opera – Member Tutti (since Jan 2013)
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Member Tutti (Apr 2008-Sep 2012)

Freelance various including

  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales – including Trial No.4
  • Philharmonia Orchestra – including Trial Tutti
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • English National Ballet
  • Grange Park Opera with BSO & ENO
  • Northern Sinfonia
  • Kokoro - contemporary music ensemble of BSO
  • Belmont Ensemble
  • English Concert Orchestra
  • London Concert Orchestra
  • London Contemporary Orchestra
  • New London Sinfonia
  • Sinfonia Cymru
  • Orion Chamber Orchestra


  • European Union Youth Orchestra (including Co-Principal)
  • Zermatt Festival Academy with the Scharoun Ensemble of Berlin
  • Philharmonic
  • Camerata Scotland (Principal)
  • NYOS Futures–modern music ensemble (Principal)
  • National Youth Orchestra of Scotland (Principal)


  • Mentor for ENO Evolve scheme with RCM
  • ENO Baylis - school workshops
  • Aurora Orchestra workshops
  • Philharmonia Orchestra - family music days
  • BSO Resonate - school workshops


  • Royal Academy of Music – Postgraduate M.Mus with Distinction
  • LRAM Teaching Diploma
  • King’s College London – B.Mus Hons, First Class
  • St. Mary's Music School, Edinburgh
  • RSAMD Junior Department
  • Professors: David Strange Colin Carr Philip Sheppard Jennifer Ward-Clarke (Baroque)  Pat Hair Myra Chahin


  • Cordelia Moses Scholarship (RAM)
  • Ruth Waddell Scholarship (RAM)
  • Robertson Trust
  • Sir James Caird Scholarship
  • Arts and Humanities Research Council Grant

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