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Walton, Sam (percussion)
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Sam Walton (percussion)

Sam Walton appears regularly as a percussionist and timpanist with many of the UK’s top orchestras, including the London Symphony, London Philharmonic, BBC Symphony and London Sinfonietta, as well as with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. He also works in West End theatres on a variety of shows.

As a soloist, Sam has appeared with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León, and the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln. He has appeared both as a solo recitalist and with his duo partner Colin Currie at numerous venues in the UK and worldwide.

As a chamber musician he performs regularly with violinist Viktoria Mullova and appears on her recital disc Through the Looking Glass. He is a member of the contemporary group Between The Notes, with which he has travelled to Asia, Europe and Australia. He has also appeared as a soloist at the BBC Proms in a programme of music by Steve Reich. In May 2012 Sam was appointed Co-Principal Percussion of the London Symphony Orchestra.


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