Please update these products to use your own plugin rather than Kontakt player. This would dramatically improve performance. BBCSO with its standalone plugin has dramatically faster loading times and seems to use far fewer resources. On my system Kontakt takes about 5-10 minutes to load in any solo strings patch, this is with antivirus disabled, the same external drive as BBCSO.
You could also update the samples at that time. There's a constant hum/white noise whistle in the background of solo strings (or maybe that's an artifact of the looping or pitch shifting?). The Vibrato and transients also need some work, the lack of round-robins and use of a single sample across too large a range of keys leads to a X-Files synth like sound, this is very noticeable for instance in octave 5-6 with the Viola where the start of the note detunes the same way across all the notes. Vibrato also sounds unnatural when it's applied to short notes and transients synthetically, it would sound better IMO if it were automatically attenuated during runs or at the very start of note changes and completely off for pizzicato etc notes with the virtuoso instrument in legato mode.
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