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Toby Turton


Current Position
Northern Ballet Sinfonia - Sub-Principal No 2, sitting principal as required        

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Co Principal (no.2, plus Principal work)       
Royal Ballet Sinfonia - Sub Principal No.2 current trial. Auditioned on 11/11/22
Royal Ballet Sinfonia - Sub Principal No.2 (including Principal and no.2 work 2014/15)
Royal Scottish National Orchestra - Assistant Principal No.3
(Shortlisted to final two & offered no.4 trial)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales - Tutti (Shortlisted candidate)
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Tutti

Freelance - Symphony Orchestra
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Guest Co Principal & Principal 2019/2020
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra    
BBC Symphony Orchestra   
London Philharmonic Orchestra        
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – inc guest no.2   
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra – inc Principal
Royal Ballet Sinfonia- inc guest principal 2022
The Orchestra of Opera North - guest no.2 & 3
English Symphony Orchestra - guest no.2
London Concert Orchestra           
Bath Philharmonia - no.2 & principal

Freelance - Chamber Orchestra
Academy of St Martin in the Fields       
City of London Sinfonia - including no.2
London Chamber Orchestra
Mozart Festival Orchestra - principal/continuo work
Johan Strauss Orchestra - no.2
English Sinfonia           
Orchestra of St. John’s - no.2
London Concertante
Brandenburg Sinfonia
Kings Chamber Orchestra - principal
Cool Music- Gareth Griffiths

Goldfield Ensemble, chamber ensemble
Former duo partnership with pianist Peter Hewitt
Parkhouse Award semifinalist, performing in the Wigmore Hall with the ‘Miriovsky Piano Trio’
Three String Quartet Tours in North East Scotland
Performances of Messiaen ‘Quartet for The End of Time’.
Solo cello Northern Ballets ‘1984’ - Recorded by BBC at a live performance in Manchester and televised on BBC 4.
Solo cello Northern Ballet’s ‘Casanova’, recorded live for Sky Arts
Haydn C Major Concerto with the Rosemary Consort (Professional freelance orchestra)
Dvorak Cello Concerto with ‘Wren Sinfonia’ (A Cambridge University Students Orchestra) at Trinity College Chapel
Commercial CD recording for LITmus of Beethoven Cello Sonatas, which received many accolades, most notably from international pianist John Lill. (an impressive achievement…)

Education projects and concerts with BBC Symphony Orchestra, CBSO, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, MKCO.
String quartet and solo demonstration concerts in schools
Community projects with Milton Keynes City Orchestra and Bath Philharmonia
North Herts Music School - Chamber music & string orchestra coaching 1994 to 2014
Sectional coaching for Hertfordshire Schools Symphony Orchestra and Hatfield Philharmonic

May 2014 - present

Dec 2017 – Jan 2019



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