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Jonathan Clarke


Positions held

  • Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra - Principal (2003-2010)
  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra - Principal (2001-02)
  • Orquestra Do Algarve – Principal 2003

Guest Principal and Section (*=including Principal Trial)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*
  • BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Opera North (Ring Cycle Tour)
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • Ballet Rambert
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia+ Soloist appearances
  • RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra
  • Stavanger Symphony Orchestra (+9 week Principal contract)
  • London Mozart Players
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra*
  • English National Ballet
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
  • Royal Northern Sinfonia
  • Halle Orchestra*
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra*
  • Welsh National Opera
  • Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Birmingham Royal Ballet
  • Scottish Opera*
  • London Concert Orchestra
  • Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
  • West Australian Symphony Orchestra*
  • Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra
  • Orchestre Philharmonique Luxembourg
  • Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música
  • Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Netherlands Opera
  • Orkest Van Het Oosten
  • Les Mis (West End)
  • Top Hat (West End)
  • Chicago (Hong Kong Tour)

Sessions and Recordings (*=Principal)
  • London Telefilmonic Orchestra Levine Andrade
  • West One Music Group
  • Suppe Overtures, RSNO, Neemi Jarvie*
  • Music of John Ireland, Halle Orchestra John Wilson*
  • Mahler Symphonies 4 and 6, Hong Kong Philharmonic.  Edo De Waart*
  • Beethoven, Mendelssohn. RPO*
  • Stephen McNeff, Bournemouth Symphony*
  • Mark A Turnage. Rambert Orchestra*
  • Several other projects.

Solo (*=with Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra)
  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto Nr 2 Orchestra of the Swan
  • Shostakovitch Piano Concerto 1*, 3 performances - Samuel Wong: Warren Lee.  David Atherton: Martin Roscoe, Great Mountains Music Festival, Sejong Soloists: Lise De La Salle
  • Telemann Concerto in D*
  • Neruda Concerto in Eb*
  • Handel: Let the Bright Seraphin*
  • Arutunian Trumpet Concerto - Rhondda Symphony Orchestra
  • Alfred Reed Trumpet Concerto - Hong Kong Symphonic Youth Wind Band
  • La Virgin De Macrena – HK wind Band festival
  • Haydn Trumpet Concerto in Eb: 2 Performances -  Trinity College of Music Chamber Orchestra, Bangkok Symphony Orchestra
  • RTHK, (Hong Kong Radio) – Solo Recital Broadcast
  • International Trumpet Guild, Bangkok   Guest Soloist
Teaching Positions
  • Current
    • Junior Guildhall School of Music and Drama
    • Kings College School, Wimbledon
  • Previous
    • Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
    • Hong Kong Chinese University
    • Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Master classes given
    • Trinity College of Music, London
    • Silpakorn University, Bangkok
    • Hong Kong Music Office        
    • Brass Explosion Music festival, Singapore
    • Several schools and festivals

International Principal Auditions (*=screened)
  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra 2001. 2 rounds-Winning Candidate*
  • Orquestra Do Algarve, 2003-Winning Candidate
  • Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra: 2003-Winning Candidate
  • Malmo Symphony Orchestra: 2016-Finalist*

  • Royal Academy of Music – PGDip (2000-01)
  • Trinity College of Music – BMus (1996-2000)
Teachers: Robert Farley, Ian Balmain, James Watson, Mark David

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