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Alison Lambert, principal clarinet

Alison Lambert studied at the Royal Northern College of Music before winning a scholarship to study with Professor Wolfgang Meyer at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe, Germany.

Upon completion of her undergraduate studies she went on to hold the position of Principal Bass Clarinet in the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Israel. Alison has performed as a soloist with the Hallé Orchestra, Hillel Orchestra, Jerusalem, Baden-Baden Philharmonic Orchestra and Collegium Musicum, Heidelberg.  Most recently she performed the Nielsen Clarinet Concerto in London with the Northern Lights Symphony Orchestra. Radio broadcasts include a live performance as part of the BBC Proms/Radio 3 Chamber Music Series of Magnus Lindberg’s Clarinet Quintet and orchestral appearances at the BBC Proms.

Alison is currently Principal Clarinet of the English Symphony Orchestra and Longborough Opera. She performs with many of the UK’s leading orchestras, including BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the RSC in Stratford-upon-Avon. Alison has been clarinet tutor at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama since 2003.