Concert date: 11th December 2013
from Handel’s Messiah
Excerpts from Bach’s Christmas Oratorio
Britten – Folk Songs
Mark Bowden – Christmas Fantasia
Anthony Hose began playing the piano at age three and gave his first recital aged six. He studied at the Royal College of Music London majoring in Piano, Harpsichord, and Conducting, additionally studying Clarinet and Double Bass. He continued his conducting studies first in Salzburg and then with Rafael Kubelik in Munich and Geneva.
He has worked with many orchestras throughout Europe includ-ing the Berlin Symphony, Budapest Concert Orchestra, the Ice-landic Symphony, the Rhine Philharmonic, the Munich Bach Collegium, and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, and in Britain with the London Philharmonic, the Royal Philharmonic, English Chamber, and Welsh Chamber Orchestra of which he is principal conductor.
He was for many years a professor at the Royal College of Music and Royal Academy of Music, and has given orchestral, opera, and lieder masterclasses throughout Europe. He was appointed orchestra conductor of Stetson University in the fall of 2000. Anthony has visited our Club many times and we are most fortu-nate to be able to put on concerts with a Chamber Orchestra under his direction.