Who's who in the orchestra

First violin

Meet the first violins of the London Philharmonic Orchestra

about-violin

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Pieter Schoeman - Leader

Pieter Schoeman

Pieter Schoeman was appointed Leader of the LPO in 2008, having previously been Co-Leader since 2002.

Joined the LPO in 2002

Chair supported by Neil Westreich

 

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Kevin Lin - Co-Leader

Joined the LPO in 2017

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Ilyoung Chae

Ilyoung Chae

Joined the LPO in 2012

Chair supported by the Candide Trust

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JiJi Lee

Ji Hyun Lee

Joined the LPO in 2013

Katalin Varnagy

Katalin Varnagy

Joined the LPO in 2003

Chair supported by Sonja Drexler

 

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Catherine Craig

Catherine Craig

Joined the LPO in 1994

 

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Thomas Eisner

Thomas Eisner

Joined the LPO in 1986

 

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Tina Gruenberg

Joined the LPO in 1990

 

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Martin Höhmann

Martin Höhmann

Joined the LPO in 2000

 

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Geoffrey Lynn

Geoffrey Lynn

Joined the LPO in 1974

Chair supported by Caroline, Jamie & Zander Sharp

 

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Robert Pool

Robert Pool

Joined the LPO in 1986

 

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Sarah Streatfeild

Sarah Streatfield

Joined the LPO in 1984/1993

 

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Yang Zhang

Yang Zhang

Joined the LPO in 2003

 

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