Sarah Williamson


Role: Clarinet

Performances with FSO:


Portrait of Sarah Williamson

Sarah Williamson has toured the world, playing at major concert venues and collaborating with numerous leading orchestras. Sarah achieved international fame in 2002 following her success in
the BBC Young Musician Competition and Eurovision Competition for Young Musicians.
Sarah Williamson studied at Le Conservatoire Superieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris with Pascal Moraguès, principal clarinettist of the Orchestre de Paris, Jean-Francois Verdier and Olivier Derbesse, graduating with the Premier Prix and a ‘Laureate’, the highest honour.
She is active in the field of contemporary music, championing the music of Edward Longstaff, Philip Grange, Joseph Phibbs, Graham Fitkin, and Benjamin Baczewski.
Sarah has performed and toured extensively with The Academy of St Martins in the Fields, The City of London Sinfonia, the BBC Concert orchestra, the LSO, BBC Concert Orchestra (broadcast live), The European Union Chamber Orchestra, The Brighton Philharmonic, The Royal Philharmonic (Classic FM live broadcast) and the Orchestra of the Swan.
Sarah continued her studies at Le Conservatoire Superieur de Musique et de Dance de Paris, graduating with the Premier Prix and where she was awarded a ‘Laureate’, the Conservatoire’s highest honour in recognition of her reflecting her ability and musicality.

Upcoming concerts

FCC & FSO 13 July 2024