BPO members were very sorry to hear of the sudden death of Anne Hagyard on 31 December last year. Anne had been a member and principal oboe of the BPO for many years. The photograph shows Anne performing Richard Strauss’ Oboe Concerto during a Sinfonia of Birmingham concert in Germany in 2010.
Anne continued to play with the BPO, including a beautiful cor solo in Karelia Suite at our December 2021 concert. She will be sorely missed as a person and as a fantastic oboist.
Our thoughts and sympathy go to Chris and Anne’s family.