Wayne Marshall (classical musician)
Wayne Marshall, 2014
13 January 1961 |
He is an interpreter of the works of George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Duke Ellington and other 20th-century American composers. He has recorded Gershwin's complete works for piano and orchestra with the Aalborg Symfoniorkester, acting as conductor and piano soloist.
Marshall has appeared as a pianist with Kim Criswell, Tasmin Little, Natalie Clein, Ole Edvard Antonsen and Willard White. He has also performed with the Berliner Philharmoniker and Philharmonia Orchestra.
As organist Marshall has appeared in many of the world's top venues. Recent seasons have included recitals at Notre Dame, Paris; the Royal Festival Hall; Symphony Hall, Birmingham and Westminster Abbey. He is also organist in residence at Manchester's Bridgewater Hall. He has also recorded Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony.
In October 2004 he premiered James MacMillan's organ concerto A Scotch Bestiary with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra under Esa-Pekka Salonen. On 6 December 2015 Marshall conducted the European premiere of John Harbison's opera The Great Gatsby at Semperoper, Dresden
- Biography at allmusic
- William J. Zick, "Wayne Marshall, Black British Organist, Has 21 CDS & Is Conductor of Verdi Orchestra in Milan", Africlassical Blog, 31 March 2010.
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