Anthony Marwood

Anthony Marwood, violin (Peasmarsh, England), enjoys a wide-ranging international career as soloist, director and chamber musician. Current engagements include performances with the London Philharmonic, Adelaide Symphony, Liszt Academy, Spanish National Orchestra, and a residency at the Adelaide Festival. He will also return to Les Violons du Roy, where he is Principal Artistic Partner, and the Amsterdam Sinfonietta. Anthony will also make his debuts at Tanglewood and La Jolla Music Society SummerFest, and appear at Illumina Festival São Paulo. Many leading composers have written concertos for him, including Thomas Adès, Steven Mackey, Sally Beamish and Samuel Carl Adams. Anthony studied with Emanuel Hurwitz and David Takeno in London. He was the violinist of the Florestan Trio for sixteen years and won the Royal Philharmonic Society Instrumentalist award in 2006. Anthony is co-Artistic Director of the Peasmarsh Chamber Music Festival in East Sussex, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2018. He was appointed an MBE in the 2018 Queen’s New Year’s Honours List and was made a Fellow of the Guildhall School of Music in 2013. He plays a 1736 Carlo Bergonzi violin, kindly bought by a syndicate of purchasers, and a 2018 Christian Bayon violin. Previous Yellow Barn musician (since 2000)