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Anthony Marwood

Violin

Anthony Marwood enjoys a wide-ranging international career as soloist, director and chamber musician. Recent solo engagements include performances with the Boston Symphony, St Louis Symphony, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, New World Symphony, London Philharmonic, National Orchestra of Spain, Adelaide Symphony and Sydney Symphony. He has worked with conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Sir Andrew Davis, Thomas Søndergård, David Robertson, Gerard Korsten, Ilan Volkov, Jaime Martin and Douglas Boyd. Recent highlights have included his debut at the Tanglewood Festival in the USA, playing Ligeti’s violin  concerto, conducted by Thomas Adès. In the next 18 months he will return to the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, National Orchestra of Spain, Norwegian  Chamber Orchestra, Trondheim Soloists, Les Violons du Roy in Canada, Halle Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Adelaide  Symphony, as well as performing at La Jolla SummerFest and the Yellow Barn, Portland and Bridgehampton Festivals in the USA.

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Many leading composers have written concertos for him, including Thomas Adès (Anthony also made the first recording of his violin concerto, for EMI) Steven Mackey, Sally Beamish and Samuel Carl Adams. Anthony is a prolific recording artist, and his most recent release – his 50th on the Hyperion label – is a recording of Walton’s Violin Concerto with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Martyn Brabbins. The disc received wide critical acclaim, including a 5-star review in The Guardian and a ‘Recommended Recording’ in The Strad Magazine, whilst the Sunday Times described him as “a thrilling, virtuosic soloist”. Anthony, who resides in Sussex and Amsterdam, is co-Artistic Director of the Peasmarsh Chamber Music Festival in East Sussex, which celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2023.

Anthony Marwood
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