Richard Williamson


Born in Australia and a founder member of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Williamson, viola, came to England in 1976 where he became Principal Viola with the London Mozart Players. Following a highly acclaimed solo debut at the Wigmore Hall he joined the English Chamber Orchestra. He later became Principal Viola with the City of London Sinfonia, Guest Principal with the English Chamber and Scottish Chamber Orchestras and is currently Principal with the Manchester Camerata and a member of the MacFarlane String Quartet. He has also recorded for Campion, Cameo and Dutton Epoch.