Who's who in the orchestra

Gareth Newman

Bassoon

Gareth Newman

Joined the LPO in 2008

 

Gareth Newman studied privately with Charles Cracknell. Orchestral positions have included the Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Concert Orchestra and the London Mozart Players. He joined the London Philharmonic Orchestra as Sub-Principal Bassoon in 2008. Concerto and chamber works include the Weber Bassoon Concerto at the 1994 BBC Proms and performances with the Nash Ensemble and Soloists of the London Symphony Orchestra. He was a Professor of Bassoon at the Royal Academy of Music from 1994–2013. Gareth is a keen golfer.