Thomas Hancox announced as Co-Principal Flute - Britten Sinfonia

Thomas Hancox announced as Co-Principal Flute

Britten Sinfonia is thrilled to announce that Thomas Hancox has been appointed to the role of Co-Principal Flute for the orchestra. Thomas has performed with Britten Sinfonia in various concerts, most recently in At Lunch One with Mahan Esfahani.

Thomas Hancox © Kaupo Kikkas

Thomas Hancox © Kaupo Kikkas

Thomas is both Principal Flute of Northern Ballet and Co-Principal flute of Britten Sinfonia. He also works regularly as guest principal flute for other orchestras, including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, English National Opera, and the English Chamber Orchestra, amongst others. Solo and chamber work has led to collaborations with artists and ensembles including the Allegri and Sacconi string quartets, Haffner Ensemble, Trevor Pinnock, and Jeremy Denk, with recitals in the Cheltenham, Spitalfields, St Davids, Canterbury, and Oxford Chamber Music festivals.

You can next hear Thomas performing with the orchestra in the London premiere of Sir James MacMillan’s Le grand inconnu with The Sixteen at the Barbican.

Find out more about Thomas here, and meet his colleagues in Britten Sinfonia here.

Did you know that you can support individual members of the orchestra with Britten Sinfonia’s Chair Partner scheme? Becoming a Chair Partner gives you the opportunity to get really close to the orchestra and its players. Whether you are fascinated by a particular instrument or want to support a specific musician in the orchestra, there will be an ideal chair for you.