New horns in Melbourne and Liverpool

Nico Fleury has been confirmed as principal horn of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

The Frenchman was formerly principal of London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Up north, former Irish Chamber Orchestra principal Stephen Nicholls has been named Associate Principal Horn of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

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  • The horn sections in French orchestras used to be their weakest link. Beecham was fond of saying: “Why do their horns have to sound so French?” These days, horn players from France are exported throughout the world: to many major orchestras.

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