attended the Conservatory of St. Cecilia and went on to become a member of
Classical Folk and the Philharmonia Orchestra of London.
He appears on
the Philharmonia’s recordings of The Big Country and Lawrence of Arabia soundtracks, as
well as Les Miserables: The Complete Symphonic Recording.
April 2005, the Philharmonia joined forces with
pianist Emanuel Ax and soprano Angela Denoke for
a program that included Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Piano Concerto
No. 5 in E flat, Op. 73” (“Emperor”), Richard Strauss’s
Zarathustra, and the “Prelude and Liebestod”
from Richard Wagner’s Tristan
up with pianist Liz Hills for a summer charity concert on 17th
July 2010 at Horsham
where he also serves as Treasurer.
Their summer-themed recital included “Summertime” by
George Gershwin, “The Lark Ascending” by Ralph Vaughan
Williams, and “Summer” from Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. They reprised the concert on 29th
July 2010 at the Old Meeting House in Ditching, East Sussex, England.
October 2010, Classical Folk performed a concert to benefit UNICEF at Haywards Heath.
They appeared at St. Peter’s Church in Petersfield
on 5th February 2011.
February 2011, Andrew and Liz reunited at Horsham Unitarian
Church for a
Valentine concert that included works by Antonin
Dvorak, Franz Liszt, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Peter Ilyich
Tchaikovsky, and Antonio Vivaldi.