In this film, Karen Stephenson introduces her instrument - the cello.
To learn more about the cello visit philharmonia.co.uk/explore/instruments/cello
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 Cello's Chair is endowed in perpetuity in memory of Amaryllis Fleming (1925 -- 1999) by the Amaryllis Fleming Foundation and Fleming Family and Partners Ltd.
The Philharmonia's No. 2 Cello Chair is endowed by Jane and Julian Langer.
For more information on Chair Endowments, please visit: philharmonia.co.uk/support/individual/chair_endowment