Anthony Marwood

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Anthony Marwood MBE is a British solo violinist.

He was educated at King Edward VI Grammar School in Chelmsford, at the Royal Academy of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. His teachers included Emanuel Hurwitz and David Takeno.[1]

Marwood was artistic director of the Irish Chamber Orchestra from 2006 to 2011. From 1995 to 2012, he was a member of the Florestan Trio with Susan Tomes and Richard Lester.[2] Marwood has performed contemporary violin concertos by Samuel Adams (composer), Sally Beamish, and Steven Mackey. Thomas Adès composed his violin concerto ('Concentric Paths') for Marwood.[1][3] He has recorded commercially for such labels as Hyperion[4][5][6][7] and EMI Classics.[3]

In 2006, Marwood won the Royal Philharmonic Society's Instrumentalist of the Year Award. In the Queen's New Year's Honours List 2018, he was given an MBE.


  1. ^ a b Michael Church (4 May 2006). "Anthony Marwood: The magic violinist". The Independent. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  2. ^ Erica Jeal (13 June 2005). "'Stravinsky would have loved it'". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b Anthony Holden (13 January 2008). "Classical CD releases". The Observer. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  4. ^ Andrew Clements (3 March 2005). "Coleridge-Taylor: Violin Concerto; Somervell: Violin Concerto, Marwood/ BBC Scottish SO/ Brabbins". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  5. ^ Tim Ashley (10 November 2005). "Weill/ Vasks: Violin Concertos, Marwood/ Academy of St Martin in the Fields". The Guardian. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  6. ^ Andrew Clements (2 February 2012). "Britten: Violin Concerto; Double Concerto; Lachrymae – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  7. ^ Fiona Maddocks (9 July 2017). "Walton: Violin Concerto, Partita and Hindemith Variations CD review – an exhilarating disc". The Observer. Retrieved 30 March 2019.

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