Meet WNO

Catriona Southall

Section Principal Oboe (Maternity Leave)

After graduating from the Royal Academy of Music in 2006, Catriona freelanced for four years with orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout the UK, including City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra and Scottish Ballet                                                                                        

Catriona is also an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music and oboe professor at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.

Catriona’s personal highlight with WNO so far has been playing Tristan and Isolde in 2012.

Away from WNO, Catriona enjoys exploring new places with her young family.