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Claire Wadsworth (Bassoon, Bassoon Contra) Profile

Claire's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: Chamber Orchestra Anglia, Chameleon Arts Orchestra, Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, New London Orchestra, Orchestra of the Swan, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Southern Sinfonia, Watford Philharmonic.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): English National Opera Orchestra, Glyndebourne Touring Opera, JB Management, Opera Project, Opera a la Carte, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Thames Festival Orchestra, Welsh National Opera Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Aminta Concert Orchestra, Belmont Ensemble of London, Britten Sinfonia, City of Oxford Orchestra, Continuum Ensemble, English Chamber Orchestra, London Octave, Matrix Ensemble, Meridian Sinfonia, National Chamber Orchestra of Wales, New London Sinfonia, Orchestra of St John's, Reigate & Redhill Choral Society, Rosenau Sinfonia, Sinfonia ViVA, St George's Chamber Orchestra.
  • Chamber Groups: Bristol Ensemble, Chroma, Trafalgar Sinfonia.
  • Sessions: Face Music, Justin Pearson.
  • Education Work: New London Orchestra Education.

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Claire's orchestral work also includes the English National Ballet (including a trial for the principal bassoon position), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Welsh National Opera orchestra.

Claire is a founder member of the Arcadia Bassoon Quartet, formed at The Guildhall School of Music twelve years ago. The group are experienced recitalists, but also specialise in education work - both projects and lecture-recitals. Arcadia participated in the Live Music Now scheme for several years as well as being involved in education work for the Philharmonia Orchestra.

She is also a member of the Arniston Ensemble, a wind trio consisting of flute, clarinet and bassoon.

Claire has been the Bassoon Professor at Kneller Hall Royal Military School of Music since 1999.


Graduate studies

the Guildhall School of Music from 1992-97, gaining both her undergraduate degree and her postgraduate diploma

Claire was born in 1974.


Graham Sheen, Meyrick Alexander, Robin O'Neill, John Orford, Gordon Laing (contrabassoon) and masterclasses with Pascal Gallois & Klaus Thunemann.

Claire joined Morgensterns in March 1999

Claire's web profile was last updated 28th Mar 2019


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