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Hannah Marcinowicz

Clarinet and Saxophone


  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • London Concert Orchestra
  • Royal Northern Sinfonia
  • Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Orchestra Da Camera
  • Orchestra of St Paul’s, Covent Garden
  • Symphony Orchestra of India
  • Royal Academy of Music & Juilliard School combined orchestras


  • European Union Chamber Orchestra - Concerto soloist
  • BBC Radio 3 live broadcast, ‘In Tune’ with Sean Rafferty
  • King's Place, London - 'Women of the World Series' - 'Screen & Sax' programme
  • Wigmore Hall and Purcell Room - Park Lane Group Young Artists
  • Wigmore Hall and Fairfield Hall, Croydon, Tillett Trust Young Artists' Platform
  • Purcell Room - Giles Swayne’s Leonardo’s Dream (World Première)
  • Royal Festival Hall - Recital awarded by the Philharmonia Orchestra MMSF
  • RAM Chamber Orchestra and Orchestra of St Paul’s, Purcell Room - Ibert’s Concertino da Camera
  • Southbank Berio Festival - Berio’s Sequenza for solo saxophone
  • Solo recitals and concertos at numerous National and International Music Festivals


  • West End Shows - Evita, Love Never Dies (deputising)
  • Touring shows in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, Qatar and Bahrain


  • Featured saxophonist on the soundtrack for the official Olympic Mascot animation film
  • London Golden Sax Project – solo album with composer, Jonathan Goldstein
  • Three ‘Classic Experience’ solo albums with pianist Richard Shaw (Cramer Music Ltd)
  • Freelance film/TV session work

Scholarships & Awards
  • Philip & Dorothy Green Award for Young Concert Artists, Making Music (2009-2011)
  • Tillett Trust Young Artists’ Platform (2008-2010)
  • Countess of Munster Musical Trust Recital Scheme (2008-2011)
  • Britten-Pears Foundation and the RVW Trust
  • Others include: Park Lane Group Young Artists Platform, The Leverhulme Trust for studies in Paris, The
  • Sydney Perry Foundation Award (Philharmonia Orchestra Martin Musical Scholarship Fund), Countess of
  • Munster Musical Trust, Craxton Memorial Trust


  • CRR de Cergy-Pontoise - Two Gold Medals (Médaille d’Or) for Solo Saxophone & Chamber Music (2006-2009)
  • Royal Academy of Music - BMus with 1st Class Honours (2001-2005)
  • Purcell School (1999-2001)

Professors/Referees: Jean-Yves Fourmeau / Jonathan Goldstein

Hannah Marcinowicz – Press Comments

Wigmore Hall Recital, April 2009

The Times

‘Both are feisty spirits, and their rollicking romp through Pierre Dubois's Pièces Caractéristiques was huge fun. They also played one newish work: Giles Swayne's Leonardo's Dream, based on a snippet by Da Vinci (yes, it was in code), emerged from a misty beginning into a series of quirky cameos. Wittily crafted; brilliantly executed.’

Purcell Room Recital, January 2008 – Park Lane Group Young Artists

The Evening Standard

‘Saxophonist Hannah Marcinowicz revealed a jazzer's richness of tone and depth of feeling… her easy control of smoky balladry was balanced by moments of more pungent expression.’

The Times

‘Saxophonist Hannah Marcinowicz certainly got her fingers round the notes. This was a memorable first performance of Leonardo's Dream.

This fine team of soloists showed considerable prowess throughout, and Marcinowicz made a feisty case for the saxophone in straight classical music. If only more composers would write for it.’

The Daily Telegraph

‘…the excellent saxophonist Hannah Marcinowicz, …gorgeous tone...’

BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall under Sir Colin Davis

The Times

‘a superb young saxophonist…’

The Evening Standard

‘a fine saxophone solo from Hannah Marcinowicz.’

The Mail on Sunday

‘the blonde saxophonist in her bright red dress who took her solo in the Vaughan-Williams (BBC Proms, 3rd September 2005) with all the aplomb of a seasoned professional…’

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