Anthony Marwood

Anthony Marwood, violin (Peasmarsh, England), performs worldwide as soloist, and currently is Principal Artistic Partner of Les Violons du Roy in Québec. He was Artist in Residence at the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, and collaborates regularly as soloist/director with the Tapiola Sinfonietta in Helsinki, Australian Chamber Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony, Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony and Sydney Symphony Orchestras. Current solo engagements include his debut with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, two appearances with the Paris Chamber Orchestra, and concerts with the Portuguese National Symphony, New World Symphony, New Century Chamber Orchestra in San Francisco and the Auckland Philharmonia. 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, and his regular chamber music partners include Thomas Adès, Martin Fröst, Steven Isserlis, Lawrence Power, Alexander Melnikov and Aleksandar Madžar. This summer he will appear at the Britt Festival in Oregon (Bernstein’s Serenade), the Skaneateles 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 is a Fellow of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He is co-director of the Peasmarsh Chamber Music Festival near his home in Sussex, England, and has a close association with the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne. His teachers have included Emanuel Hurwitz and David Takeno. He was appointed an MBE in the 2018 Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. Previous Yellow Barn musician (since 2000)