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Anthony Friend


Orchestral freelance work (symphonic)

Ulster Orchestra principal
National Symphony Orchestra (formerly RTÉ)
London Mozart Players
London Symphony Orchestra
extra work
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra
2nd, bass, E-flat
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
2nd, bass, E-flat
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Riot Ensemble
principal, bass
Southbank Sinfonia 2017
(Co-Principal Clarinet) 1-year fellowship; extra work

_________________________________________________________________________________________________ Orchestral freelance work (opera)

NI Opera/Ulster Orchestra principal
English National Opera
2nd, bass
Birmingham Opera Company
Shadwell Opera
principal (recently at Nevill Holt Opera, previously Mariinsky Theatre)
English Touring Opera

Chamber music recitals (recent)

Maxwell String Quartet (Kettles Yard, ARC Winchester, Spotlight Chamber Concerts, Fidelio Café)
Solem Quartet (Conway Hall, Ryedale Festival, Spotlight Chamber Concerts, MusicFest Aberystwyth)
Laura van der Heijden cello & Alexander Ullman piano (private recital)
Madeleine Mitchell violin & Ian Pace piano (City University)
Magnard Ensemble (Proms at St Jude’s, Barnes Festival, recording)
Antonio Oyarzabal piano (UK tour & recordings)
Marryatt Chamber Players
Joseph Havlat piano (livestreams & recording)
Misha Mullov-Abbado (livestreams & recording)

Recordings (recent)

Orchestrate, National Film and Television School, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Southbank Sinfonia (Signum
Classics), Para Orchestra (Sky Arts, BBC), Magnard Ensemble (Toccata Classics), Shadwell Opera, BBC
Ariel Orchestra, Dalmore Whisky, Ukubebe, Songs of Praise (BBC), Opera Glass Works


2013-15               Royal Academy of Music MA in Clarinet Performance
2010-2013           Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge BA (Hons) Music

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Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Eb Clarinet