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FSO Appoints New Leader

FSO Appoints New Leader

18 June 2015

The FSO is delighted to announce the appointment of Hollie Chapman as the Leader of the orchestra with effect from the start of the 2015/16 season.

Hollie trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, to which she won a scholarship in 2009. Whilst at college, she took part in masterclasses with Sarah Chang (with the college symphony orchestra) and various chamber music ensembles:The Gould Piano trio, The Fidelio trio, and The Schubert Ensemble. She has also performed with the Bryden String Quartet and has played on albums for Anja McLoskey and Haunted Stereo. Since graduating she has been a Music Tutor Fellow at the King Solomon Academy, Westminster. She first appeared with FSO as Guest Leader for the final concert of the 2014/15 season.

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FSO Recordings by Farnborough Symphony Orchestra

  1. Strauss - Die Fledermaus Overture (excerpt 1)
  2. Strauss - Die Fledermaus Overture (excerpt 2)
  3. Khatchaturian - Adagio from Spartacus (excerpt)
  4. Brahms - Variations on a theme by Haydn (excerpt)
  5. Dvorak - Violin Concerto 1st movement (excerpt)
  6. Dvorak - Violin Concerto 2nd movement (excerpt)
  7. Dvorak - Violin Concerto 3rd movement (excerpt)
  8. Dvorak - Slavonic Dance
  9. Vaughan Williams - English Folk Song Suite
  10. Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake Waltz
  11. Unknown - String Quartet Piece