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Stephen Stirling

Professorial Staff - Horn


Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Faculty of Music
King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
SE10 9JF

Tel: +44 (0)20 8305 4444


Area of Work

Wind, Brass & Percussion Department
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Stephen Stirling is one of England’s busiest and most sought after horn players. Since studying at the Royal Northern College of Music he has worked mostly in chamber music. He has had an enormously varied career travelling the world. Increasingly in demand as a soloist, he has broadcast concertos in BBCTV and Radio 3, and appeared with orchestras such as the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the City of London Sinfonia and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, under the batons of Richard Hickox, Sir Neville Marriner, Heinz Holliger and Ivan Fischer.

Qualifications/ Educational Background

Royal Northern College of Music

Creative Outputs

Stephen is a member of Endymion Ensemble, The Fibonacci Sequence and Capricorn. He has taken part in many critically acclaimed recordings, including Mozart’s entire output for wind ensemble with Chamber Orchestra of Europe and his second recording of the Brahms Horn Trio, with the Florestan Trio, released by Hyperion to rave reviews, and a ‘Gramophone’ award nomination.