Anthony Marwood

Anthony Marwood, violin (Peasmarsh, England), performs worldwide as soloist, and currently is Principal Artistic Planner of Les Violons du Roy. He was Artist in Residence of the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, and has collaborated with the Tapiola Sinfonietta, Australian Chamber Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony, Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony, Sydney Symphony Orchestras, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, and the English Chamber Orchestra. He has premiered concertos by Thomas Adès, Steven Mackey, Sally Beamish, and Samuel Carl Adams. He has worked with conductors Valery Gergiev, Sir Andrew Davis, Thomas Søndergård, David Robertson, Gerard Korsten, Ilan Volkov, Jaime Martin, and Douglas Boyd. His regular chamber music partners include Thomas Adès, Martin Fröst, Steven Isserlis, Lawrence Power, and Aleksandar Madžar, and this summer he will appear at the Chautauqua Festival and return to the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival. Anthony has made 50 CDs for the Hyperion label, both as soloist and as a former member of the Florestan Trio, and also has recorded for EMI, BIS, and Wigmore Live. Anthony was named Instrumentalist of the Year by the Royal Philharmonic Society, and made a Fellow of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He is co-director of the Peasmarsh Chamber Music Festival and has a close association with the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne. His teachers have included Emanuel Hurwitz and David Takeno. He plays on a 1736 violin by Carlo Bergonzi. Previous Yellow Barn musician (since 2000)