British violinist Anthony Marwood is known worldwide as an artist of exceptional expressive force. He is Principal Artistic Partner of the celebrated Canadian chamber orchestra, Les Violons du Roy.
In recent years, Marwood has worked with the Boston Symphony, St Louis Symphony and Vienna Radio Symphony, as well as the New Zealand and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras and the Australian Chamber Orchestra.
Marwood is a renowned champion of contemporary music alongside traditional repertoire; among those works composed for him are Thomas Adès’ “Concentric Paths”.
His latest CD recording for Hyperion, of Walton's Violin Concerto with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Martyn Brabbins, received critical acclaim. The Sunday Times hailed Marwood as “a thrilling, virtuosic soloist”.
Marwood is co-Artistic Director of the Peasmarsh Chamber Music Festival in East Sussex. He was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s 2018 New Year Honours list. He plays a 1736 Carlo Bergonzi violin, kindly bought by a syndicate of purchasers.