Death of a vital London violistmain
We are saddened to hear from his friends of the death of Brian Hawkins, a key figure at the heart of London’s music making for six decades. He was 84.
After studies at the Royal College of Music, Brian was a founder member of the London Bach Orchestra and the London Sinfonietta as well as being a regular member of the English Chamber Orchestra, the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields and the Nash Ensemble.
He was professor of viola and chamber music and Head of Strings at the Royal College of Music.