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Sir Neville Marriner (born 15 April 1924) is an English conductor and violinist.

Sir Neville Marriner (born 15 April 1924) is an English conductor and violinist. Marriner was born in Lincoln, England, and studied at the Royal College of Music and the Paris Conservatoire. He played the violin in the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Martin String Quartet and London Symphony Orchestra, playing with the latter two for 13 years. He later formed the Jacobean Ensemble with Thurston Dart before going to Hancock, Maine in the United States to study conducting with Pierre Monteux at his school there. In 1958, he founded the Academy of St Martin in the Fields chamber orchestra and recorded profusely with them. Marriner was the first music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, from 1969 to 1978. From 1979 to 1986, he was music director of the Minnesota Orchestra. He was principal conductor of the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra from 1986 to 1989. Marriner has recorded for various labels, including Argo, L'Oiseau Lyre, Philips and EMI Classics. His recorded repertoire ranges from the baroque era[4] to 20th century British music, as well as opera. Among his recordings are two CDs of British music for Philips Classics with Julian Lloyd Webber, including acclaimed performances of Benjamin Britten's Cello Symphony and Sir William Walton's Cello Concerto. Marriner also supervised the Mozart selections for the soundtrack of the 1984 film Amadeus. Marriner was knighted in 1985. He was chairman of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields chamber orchestra until 1992, when he was succeeded by Malcolm Latchem. Marriner holds the title of Life President. He is the father of the clarinettist Andrew Marriner, Principal Clarinet of the London Symphony Orchestra.

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    Described by Denis Stevens as having ‘more sense of style than all the chamber orchestras in Europe put together’, the Academy of St...
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    Ingrid Jacoby

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    Praised by The New York Times for her ‘clear articulation … unequivocal phrasing … [and] expressivity’, Ingrid Jacoby’s new recording of Mozart’s Concertos Nos. 14 and 27 with the internationally celebrated Academy of St Martin in the Fields and Sir Neville Marriner follows on from her critically acclaimed cycle of the Beethoven Concertos on ICA Classics. Her previous albums received wonderful reviews from the German magazine Crescendo ‘Jacoby revitalises Beethoven’s Piano Concertos …terrifically and with so much intelligence and energy that all leading competitors pale by comparison’ and in International Record Review ‘Utterly compelling … here is a performance of Beethoven that is well-nigh flawless in every regard’. The release of this very high-profile recording marks an important milestone in Ingrid Jacoby’s career and will be followed with a second volume of Mozart Concertos in autumn 2014. Released on March 3rd 2014.... More details

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    Praised by The New York Times for her ‘clear articulation … unequivocal phrasing … [and] expressivity’, Ingrid Jacoby’s new recording of Mozart’s Concertos Nos. 21 & 23, complete with the Rondo K386, and accompanied by the internationally celebrated Academy of St Martin in the Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner, follows on from her previous recording dedicated to Mozart Concertos Nos 14 & 17 which received excellent reviews. International Record Review: ‘Marriner and Jacoby seem to be on the same wavelength… often extremely beautiful’; Gramophone: ‘a wonderful clarity of finger work’; Fanfare Magazine: ‘This is Mozart playing on a par with such greats as Rosenberg, Haskil, and Fischer’; The Guardian: “Ingrid Jacoby is in suitably playful mood, dancing through the finale of the E flat concerto and charming us with the childlike grace of No.27’s larghetto’; More details

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    Ingrid Jacoby

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    Praised by The New York Times for her ‘clear articulation … unequivocal phrasing … [and] expressivity’, and by The Guardian as being ‘very impressive’, Ingrid Jacoby has established herself as one of the most poetic and admired pianists of her generation. She has won numerous prizes and competitions, including the Artists Presentation Award and Steinway Hall Artists Prize, the Baldwin National Piano and Gina Bachauer International Piano Competitions, the Concert Artists Guild Award and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Society of Arts and Letters. Since moving to England, she has performed with many major orchestras, including the London Symphony, London Philharmonic and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras, working with such eminent conductors as Mackerras, Slatkin, Sinopli, Susskind and Kaspszyk. Recent high-profile performances include concerts with the Liverpool Philharmonic under the baton of Vasily Petrenko and a hugely... More details

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    Sir Neville Marriner / The Academy of St Martin in the Fields

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    Described by Denis Stevens as having ‘more sense of style than all the chamber orchestras in Europe put together’, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields lives up to its lofty reputation on this DVD, demonstrating the full-bodied string sound for which they were so well known. Marriner leads his orchestra with precision and style in these five compelling performances.The ICA Classics Legacy series presents a collection of historic performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. These performances are released on DVD for the first time, incorporating rare archive footage that has been expertly and lovingly restored.More details

 

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