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Hedger, Susan

Violinist from London, England, who began performing at eight years of age and studied under the watchful eyes of Felix Andrievsky and Grigori Zhislin.

She attended the Royal College of Music and upon graduation joined the Philharmonia Orchestra as a full member in 1992.  In the 1990s, she appeared on their recordings of The Big Country and Lawrence of Arabia.

The Philharmonia appeared at the Grand Auditorium on 30th November 2009 in a concert of Zoltan Kodaly’s “Danses de Galanta”, Modest Mussorgsky’s Tableaux d’une exposition and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “Concerto pour piano et orchestre No. 1 en si bemol mineur, Op. 23”, with Simon Trpceski at the keys.

On 25th March 2010, they joined forces with Joshua Bell in a Beethoven double bill that included the master’s “Konzert fur Violine und Orchester D-Dur, Op. 61” and “Symphonie No. 3 Es-Dur, Op. 55” (“Eroica”).

In 2014 she performed on the recording of James Newton Howard’s soundtrack of the film Nightcrawler.

Here is the Philharmonia Orchestra…