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Ros Hanson-Laurent



  • Kidenza, Classic concerts for kids (Principal viola)
  • The Halle
  • D’Oyly Carte Opera
  • Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Southern Sinfonia
  • British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra (Co-Principal viola)
  • Orchestra of Sound and Light
  • Canterbury Festival Orchestra (Principal viola)
  • New London Sinfonia (Principal Viola, Co-Principal second violin)
  • Canterbury Cathedral Garden Opera
  • Bermuda Philharmonic (Principal Viola)
  • Dartington Festival Orchestra (Principal/Co-Principal viola)
  • Regency Orchestra


  • Holst Lyric suite with Musicians of All Saints
  • Walton Viola concerto with Sussex Symphony orchestra
  • Mozart Sinfonia Concertante (viola) Sussex Symphony Orchestra
  • Shostakovich Viola Sonata, Chapel Royal Brighton
  • Rebecca Clarke Sonata, Brighton Unitarian Church

 Recording/Session work

  • Strike film session, Air studios for West Pier Music
  • Hull City of Culture Film,Terrance Dunn
  • Undercliffe for Undercliffe films ltd, Terrance Dunn
  • Woe is Me Film, Terrance Dunn
  • Prade Films
  • Peter Copley Elegiac Variations for 2 solo Violas and String orchestra (Viola 1)
  • Modern Toss
  • My Garden Day
  • Warsaw Radio
  • Brighton Beach Boys
  • The Priests (Hammersmith Apollo)

 Chamber music

  • St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
  • Brighton Chamber Ensemble - Founder member (repertoire includes Mozart Quintets, Schumann Piano Quartet, Mozart G minor piano quartet, Shostakovich piano quintet, Mozart Kegelstatt trio, Brahms String quintets, Elgar Piano quintet)
  • Menuhin Foundation Quartet (Viola)
  • Allegri String Quartet (second viola in concert series at Morley College)
  • Canterbury Festival Orchestra soloists (Paul Patterson String quartet Premiere)
  • Sussex Quartet
  • Penshurst Quartet
  • Mozart Kegelstatt Trio
  • Ensemble Reza


  • National Theatre (Translations)
  • The Pied Piper, Stour Music Premiere community opera by Matthew King
  • Clonter Opera
  • Bermuda Opera
  • Me and My Girl (Violin)
  • Into the Woods
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Sound of Music
  • Mary Poppins
  • Oliver

Education Work

  • Roedean - Orchestra coach
  • Music with Mummy Brighton North Co-ordinator
  • Music is Fun camps for 5-13 year olds with Sophia Bartlette, Head of Strings at Roedean, School
  • Viola coach for Brighton Youth Orchestra
  • ‘Kidenza’ Classical chamber orchestra
  • Viola coach and string ensemble leader National Youth Chamber Orchestra
  • Beneden school senior string teacher, chamber and orchestral coach
  • Ensemble Reza


  • Telemann Viola concerto with Judy Tarling and Julia Bishop
  • Brandenberg 6 (Viola 2 with Judy Tarding)
  • Consort of 12 (Principal viola, work with Judy Tarling, Juia Bishop, Dorian Bandy, Catherine Martin)
  • Boccerini Guitar Quartets with Judy Tarling and Lyndam Cranham


  • Royal Northern College of Music: BMus Hons in Performance & Postgraduate Performance Training 1995-2000
  • Teachers: Susie Mezaros, Alan George, Annette Isserlis

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Viola, Baroque Viola, Violin

Brighton Chamber Ensemble