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Philippa West

Second Violin

Meet Philippa


What is your greatest performance experience so far?

Oh so many! Playing opera in remote parts of the country in bizarre venues such as an open giant hay shed, or experiencing a Beethoven Symphony for the 1st time.

If I had not become a musician, I’d be…

A Vet.

Which musical figures would you invite to your house for dinner? And what would you serve?

Chocolate, hazelnut and raspberry torte with pure cream, champagne, shared with my inspiring and musical friends around me.

What are three of your favourite possessions?

Violin, CD collection, corny, yes, but my beautiful engagement ring.

What is your favourite place in the world to “just be”?

The Beach.

What are your three favourite movies?

The Party, To Catch a Thief, Funny Face.

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