has worked with the BBC Symphony, the English Chamber Orchestra, the
English Sinfonia, the Erard
Ensemble, the London Philharmonic, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal
Philharmonic, and the Wakeford Ensemble.
February 2011, the Erard Ensemble, in conjunction
with the Keswick Music Society, gave a recital that included the “Clarinet
Quintet, K. 581” of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “Introduction et
Allegro” by Maurice Ravel, “Prelude, Marine et Chanson”
by Joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, and “Sonate” by Claude Debussy.
harpist Lucy Wakeford performed Johann Sebastian
Bach’s “Sonata for Flute and Harp, BWV 1035” at the Semley Music Festival on 7th August 2004.
In March 2005,
the Wakeford Ensemble brought the curtain down on
the Alnwick Music Society’s season with a program
that comprised “Eternity’s Sunrise” by Howard Skempton, “Introduction and Allegro” by
Maurice Ravel, “Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, Op. 115” by
Johannes Brahms, “Silver Moon” by Lynne Plowman, and “Tombeau in Memoriam Igor Stravinsky” by Harrison Birtwistle.
up Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Sonata in E, BWV 1035”, Alphonse
Hasselmans’ “La Source”, Astor Piazzolla’s “Histoires
du Tango”, Maurice Ravel’s “Sonate”,
Toru Takemitsu’s “And then I knew ‘twas
wind”, and Georg Philipp Telemann’s “Trio Sonata” on
12th February 2006.
October 2007, they appeared in the Multi-Faith Centre at Derby University
where they interpreted William Alwyn’s “Naiades”, Arnold Bax’s
“Elegiac Trio”, Claude Debussy’s “Sonata”, Toru
Takemitsu’s “And then I knew ‘twas
wind”, and George Philipp Telemann’s “Trio Sonata in F
the featured soloist at the North Wall Arts Centre in Oxford on 8th October 2008
when the English Sinfonia performed “Concerto
No. 1 for Flute and String Orchestra” by Malcolm Arnold, “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “Prelude
and Fugue” by Benjamin Britten, and the serenades for strings by Antonin Dvorak and Sir Edward Elgar.
September 2009, she helped give the world premiere of Helmut Hodl’s “An Haydn” at the Eisenstadt Haydn Festival in Austria.
presented the “Flute Concerto” of Carl Nielsen, “The
Mermaid” by Alexander von Zemlinsky, and “The
Miraculous Mandarin—Suite” by Bela
Bartok at the Barbican on 9th November 2011.
December 2012, they were back at the Barbican for The Queen’s Medal
for Music Gala Concert which featured the world premiere of Sir Peter Maxwell
Her Majesty’s Welcome”.
In the field
of music education, Siobhan has taught master classes and been active with Flutewise, an outreach program that works specifically—although
not exclusively—with students aged eight to eighteen. Their website is listed below.