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Pike, Anthony (clarinet)

Anthony Pike (clarinet)

Clarinettist Anthony Pike studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford University, and the clarinet in London with Julian Farrell, Chicago with Robert Marcellus and the Royal College of Music with Dame Thea King. Anthony is the principal clarinet of the English Chamber Orchestra (ECO) and has performed concertos with them throughout the world. He also appears as guest principal with many other orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Scottish Chamber Orchestra. He has performed as obligato soloist with the Munich State Opera and in the Musikverein Hall in Vienna. Chamber music collaborators have included Christian Zacharias, Ralph Gothoni, the Medici Quartet, Joachim Trio Bekova Trio and ECO Ensemble.

He has regularly been invited to participate in festivals as far afield as Edinburgh, South Africa, Norway, Hong Kong and Bermuda. As an NFMS/Esso ‘Young Artist’ in 1990 Anthony gave recitals throughout Britain. He made his Wigmore Hall debut in 1994 and has since appeared as concerto soloist in the Barbican and Royal Festival Halls in London as well as others worldwide. He is frequently to be heard on BBC Radio 3 and his discography includes the Mozart Basset Clarinet concerto and Sinfonia Concertante with the ECO, the complete works for clarinet and piano by Max Reger (with Martin Jones) and the Copland Sextet. His recording of the entire clarinet syllabus for the Associated Board is specially sanctioned by them. He has recently completed a recording of music by Brahms, Berg, Wellesz and Krenek with pianist John Lenehan.


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