flautist and piccolo player with the London Symphony Orchestra who appears
on their recordings, Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 ‘Choral’,
Brahms: Serenade No. 2 in A Major, Op.
16/Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90, Holst: The Planets, John Adams: A Flowering Tree, and Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8. She can also be heard on Life Model by The Blue Aeroplanes and the soundtrack from Rise of the Guardians.
November 2004, the LSO offered up an all-Russian program that included the overture
from Ruslan and Ludmilla
by Mikhail Glinka, “Symphony No. 8, Op. 65” by Dmitri Shostakovich,
and “Violin Concerto No. 2” by Sergei Prokofiev, with soloist Nikolaj Znaider.
They gave the
world premiere of James MacMillan’s “Violin Concerto”
with soloist Vadim Repin
at the Barbican on 12th May 2010.
December 2011, they appeared at Birmingham Symphony Hall where they
performed “Symphony No. 1” and “Symphony No. 9” (“Choral”)
by Ludwig van Beethoven, the latter with the Monteverdi Choir.
“Music for the Big Screen:
The Best of John Williams” at Barbican Hall on 8th November
2012. The evening’s music
comprised highlights from Close
Encounters of the Third Kind, Empire
of the Sun, E.T. the
Extra-Terrestrial, Hook, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the
Crystal Skull, Jaws, Jurassic Park, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Schindler’s
List, The Terminal, and War of the Worlds.
In the field
of music education, Sharon has served on the
faculty of the Guildhall
School of Music &