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Duncan Commin


  • Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden – appointed to the orchestra at the age of twenty-three
  • John Wilson Orchestra
  • Sinfonia of London
  • National Symphony Orchestra
  • Orchestra Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, Valencia
  • Principal viola with Orpheus Sinfonia
  • Principal viola with London Firebird Orchestra

  • Chamber music partners have included Thomas Carrol, Frans Helmerson, Vasko Vassilev and Maxim Vengerov
  • Performed live on BBC Radio 3 as part of the BBC Proms launch in 2015
  • Festival appearances include AIMS Solsona 2016-19, Encuentro de Musica y Academia de Santander 2018, Lucca Classical Festival 2019 and the Alderney Chamber Music Festival

  • Member of the National Youth Orchestra for three years
  • Batchelor of Music with first class honours from the Royal College of Music. Began a masters in Performance at the RCM as a ‘South Square Trust Award Holder’ but left after one year to join the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
  • Twice selected to play in Wigmore Hall as both a chamber musician and soloist as part of the Royal College of Music ‘String Showcase’
  • Masterclasses with Nobuko Imai, Maxim Rysanov, Tabea Zimmerman and Pinchas Zukerman

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