Tonight we are very pleased to welcome Sophie Mather to the First Violin section!
Sophie Mather comes from Wigan in Lancashire and is thrilled to now be a member of the RPO. She studied with Richard Deakin at the University of Manchester and the Royal Northern College of Music, later moving to London to study for an MA at the Royal Academy of Music with Clio Gould, graduating with Distinction in 2010.
Since then Sophie has pursued a busy and varied freelance career, playing with the Scottish Ensemble, London Sinfonietta, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra and BBC Symphony Orchestra. Sophie has been a member of Manchester Camerata since 2009, and is first violinist of mixed wind-and-strings group, the Berkeley Ensemble.