Who's who in the orchestra
Joined the LPO in 1991
Ian Hardwick studied at the Royal College of Music with Michael Winfield and was awarded funds from the Munster Trust for further studies and concerts, following graduation. Other performances as a young graduate included recitals and concertos with the South East Arts Scheme at the Wigmore Hall, and performances at the Purcell Room as part of the Park Lane Group Young Artists Series. In 1986 Ian joined the English National Opera Orchestra, where he was Principal Oboe for five years before joining the London Philharmonic Orchestra as Principal Oboe in 1991.