One-word interview: Andrew Watson, bassoon

We’re quizzing our players to celebrate the start of our 2014/15 season: today it’s Andrew’s turn.

Andrew Watson (Photo: Belinda Lawley)

Photo: Belinda Lawley

In one word only…

How would you describe yourself?

What do you love most about music?
Getting paid to hang out with my friends

Which body part could you stand to lose?

What’s the best advice you can offer another musician?

What does the Berkeley Ensemble mean to you?

Where in the world would you like to be right now?

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘extraordinary’?
Space exploration

What is your favourite word?

Train, plane or automobile?

What is your favourite key?
B flat major

Who composed the last piece you played/practised?
Gordon Jacob

Who do you most admire?
Ussain Bolt

What is your preferred post-concert drink?
A pint of ale

Pick a note, any note…
B flat (bassoon bottom B flat!)


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