The Score – Sue Dorey

Posted on: September 19, 2011 in: The Score

We caught up with principal cello Sue Dorey. Sue studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Royal Academy of Music. She has also performed as part of the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields and the Trio Zingara.

Your CLS career to date
Steve Orton, then principal cello, invited me to play and I’ve been here ever since!

Your most memorable concert?
A memorable project with CLS was our A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Richard Hickox: a week of performances at Sadler’s Wells followed by a week or so at Abbey Road. Fabulous music making and great camaraderie.


How do you relax away from CLS?
As for relaxing: what’s that? Oh well, baking bread, playing Canasta with Mike and Tommy, coastal walks, reading for my book club, theatre outings, a good meal with friends.

What would be your choices on Desert Island Discs?
Schubert Piano Trios, Richard Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier, Bach’s St Matthew Passion.