In this film, Luke Whitehead introduces his instrument - the contrabassoon.
To learn more about the contrabassoon visit philharmonia.co.uk/explore/instruments/contrabassoon
Why not download our iPad app The Orchestra to learn even more? Visit philharmonia.co.uk/app for more information.
"Have you seen the app called ‘The Orchestra’? It is astonishing. For somebody who can’t read music to learn how an orchestra functions, to be able to see from the perspective of a flute or a second violin, is really enlightening." - Sir John Eliot Gardiner, quoted in an interview by Richard Fairman, Financial Times, February 2014
The Philharmonia's Principal Contrabassoon's Chair is endowed by Vincent Meyer. For more information on Chair Endowments, please visit: philharmonia.co.uk/support/individual/chair_endowment
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