Players Emeritus

Listed below are former players who served with the LSO as Full Members for 20 years or more

Principals Emeritus

30+ years
Warwick Hill Second Violin (38)
Robert Bourton Bassoon (37)*
Kurt-Hans Goedicke Timpani (36)**
Osian Ellis Harp (33)
Frank Mathison Bass Trombone (30)
Denis Wick Trombone (30)

20+ years
Patrick Harrild Tuba (29)
Paul Silverthorne Viola (25)
Francis Nolan Piccolo (24)
John Alley Keyboard (21)
Paul Edmund-Davies Flute (20)

 

 

 

 

 

 


Key

*Served on the LSO Board of Directors
** Served as Vice Chairman of the LSO Board
*** Served as Chairman of the LSO Board

 

Members Emeritus

40+ years
Ray Northcott Percussion (41)

30+ years
Gerald Newson Double Bass (38)**
Neil Watson Co-Principal Second Violin (38)
Francis Saunders Cello (37)*
Ray Adams Sub-Principal Cello (36)*
Sir Clive Gillinson Cello & Managing Director (35)*
Richard Holttum Viola (35)
Peter Norriss Sub-Principal Viola (33)*
Robert Retallick Violin (33)
John Lawley Oboe (31)***

20+ years
Brian Clarke Viola (29)
Michael Humphrey Violin (29)
Stephen Rowlinson Violin (28)
Karen Vaughan Co-Principal Harp (28)
Nicholas Worters Sub-Principal Double Bass (28)
William Brown Violin (27)*
Eric Crees Co-Principal Trombone (27)*
Thomas Swift Violin (27)
Ian Rhodes Violin (25)
Keith Glossop Cello (23)
Mary Bergin Cello (22)
Robert Clark Violin (22)
Dennis Gaines Violin (22)*
Ian McDonough Sub-Principal Second Violin (22)
Martin Parry Flute (22)
Joyce Nixon Violin (22)*
Duff Burns Viola (21)
Nicholas Gethin Cello (21)
Rod McGrath Co-Principal Cello (20)*