Anthony Marwood, violin

Anthony Marwood

British violinist Anthony Marwoodappointed an MBE in the Queen’s 2018 New Year’s Honors List, is known worldwide as an artist of exceptional expressive force. His energetic and collaborative nature places him in great demand as soloist/director with chamber orchestras worldwide. He is Principal Artistic Partner of the celebrated Canadian chamber orchestra, Les Violons du Roy, a post he took up in 2015. His renown as a soloist has led to collaborations with celebrated conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Sir Andrew Davis, Thomas Søndergård, David Robertson, Gerard Korsten, Ilan Volkov, Jaime Martin, Bernard Labadie and Douglas Boyd. As a chamber musician, Marwood is a frequent participant at major chamber music festivals. Another facet of Marwood’s career is genre-bending presentations, such as the Academy of St Martin in the Fields’ fully-staged production of Stravinsky’s A Soldier’s Tale, in which Marwood acted the role of the Soldier and played the violin part. Marwood is co-Artistic Director of the Peasmarsh Chamber Music Festival in East Sussex and was appointed a Fellow of the Guildhall School of Music in 2013.