First Violin Susannah Lowdon

When did you join the RSNO?
I joined the RSNO in January 2005.

Where are you from?
I’m from Kent.

Where did you study?
I studied at the Royal College of Music from 1997 to 2001 and then the Musikhochschule fur Musik Koln from 2002 to 2004.

What do you enjoy most about being in the RSNO?
The things I enjoy most about being in the RSNO are working with such talented, warm and friendly people and having the opportunity to perform all over the world.

Tell us your favourite RSNO story/memory so far.
My favourite memory of working with the RSNO has to be performing Die Walkure at the Edinburgh Festival in 2017 with Sir Andrew Davis and an incredible cast of singers.

What do you enjoy doing when you’re not playing with the Orchestra?
I enjoy cooking and baking and spending time with my family in North Wales.

Do you have any hidden talents?
I’m not sure that I have any hidden talents!