Jonathan Williams (horn player)

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Jonathan Williams
Born England
Notable instruments
Horn

Jonathan Williams (born 1957) is a British horn player, who lives both in Fossa, near L'Aquila in Italy and in Knebworth , Hertfordshire , England .

Jonathan Williams was born in England, and studied with Sydney Coulston at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. In 1982 he joined the Chamber Orchestra of Europe as principal horn.[1] With The Gaudier Ensemble he recorded most of the central chamber music repertoire which includes the horn.[2] He was also co-principal horn of the BBC Symphony Orchestra.[3] In 1986 he recorded Mozart's four horn concertos accompanied by the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. In 2000, he co-founded the Orchestra Citta Aperta with Carlo Crivelli, and is its Artistic Director. Since 2007 he has been artistic leader of the Min Ensemble from Norway.[4]

Recordings[edit]

  • Wolfgang A. Mozart - The Four Horn Concerti, ASV digital COE805 (1986)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.discogs.com/artist/Jonathan+Williams+(7)
  2. ^ http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/a.asp?a=A526
  3. ^ http://www.british-horn.org/news1998.html
  4. ^ http://www.gramophone.net/Issue/Page/April%201987/43/824483/MOZART.+HORN+CONCERTOS.+Jonathan++Williams+(hn)+Chamber+Orchestra+of+Europe+I+Alexander+Schneider.+ASV+digital+COE805+LEI+ZCCOE805+113+CDCOE805+(53+minutes).+Recorded+in+association+with+the+Sainsbury+Family+Charitable+Trust.