Andrew Manze

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Andrew Manze (born 14 January 1965) is an English conductor and violinist.

Manze was born in Beckenham, United Kingdom. In September 2014 he took up the position of Principal Conductor of the NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in Hannover. Between 2006 and 2014 he was Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra in Sweden. He made a number of recordings with them including Beethoven’s Eroica (Harmonia Mundi) and Stenhammar Piano Concerti (Hyperion) and a cycle of the Brahms’ symphonies. Manze was Associate Guest Conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra from September 2010 to August 2014.

As a guest conductor Manze has regular relationships with a number of leading international orchestras including the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Munich Philharmonic, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony, City of Birmingham Symphony, Mahler Chamber Orchestra and the Scottish and Swedish Chamber Orchestras. Manze’s recent and future debuts include New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and London Philharmonic Orchestra.

After reading Classics at Cambridge University, Manze studied the violin and rapidly became a leading specialist in the world of historical performance practice. He became Associate Director of The Academy of Ancient Music in 1996 and then Artistic Director of The English Concert from 2003 to 2007. Both as a conductor and violinist Manze has released a variety of CDs, many of them award-winning.

Manze is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Music and a Visiting Professor at the Oslo Academy and has contributed to new editions of sonatas and concertos by Mozart and Bach published by Bärenreiter and Breitkopf and Härtel. He also teaches, edits and writes about music, as well as broadcasting regularly on radio and television.

In 2011 Andrew Manze received the prestigious Rolf Schock Prize in Stockholm. Previous winners include Ligeti, Kagel, Saariaho, Panula, Gidon Kremer, and Anne Sofie von Otter.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 Le Quattro Stagioni (The Four Seasons) Antonio Vivaldi; Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Andrew Manze, Ton Koopman 3
1997 Solo & Double Violin Concertos Johann Sebastian Bach; Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze, Rachel Podger 5 1
1998 Concerti Grossi, op. 6 Handel; Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze 1
1998 The Devil’s Sonata and Other Works Giuseppe Tartini; Andrew Manze 1
1999 BBC Music, Volume 8, Number 5: Four Violin Sonatas, Toccata and Fugue, BWV 565 JS Bach; Andrew Manze, Richard Egarr, Jaap ter Linden 1
1999 Harpsichord Concertos / Triple Concerto BWV 1044 Bach; Academy of Ancient Music, Richard Egarr, Andrew Manze 1
2000 Violin Sonatas Johann Sebastian Bach; Andrew Manze, Richard Egarr, Jaap ter Linden 1
2000 Violin Concertos op. 6 / "The Cuckoo" Antonio Vivaldi; The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood, Andrew Manze 1
2001 Complete Violin Sonatas Handel; Andrew Manze, Richard Egarr 1
2002 Violin Sonatas, op. 5 Corelli; Andrew Manze, Richard Egarr 1
2003 Night Music Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; The English Concert, Andrew Manze 2
2003 "Manchester" Sonatas Vivaldi; Romanesca, Andrew Manze, Nigel North, John Toll 1
2004 Concertos for the Emperor Antonio Vivaldi; The English Concert, Andrew Manze 1
2004 The Rosary Sonatas Biber; Andrew Manze, Richard Egarr 2
2005 Violin Sonatas, 1781 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Andrew Manze, Richard Egarr 1
2007 Sonatas for Violin & Piano Schubert; Andrew Manze, Richard Egarr 1
2007 Concerti Grossi VII-XII (after Corelli, op. 5) Geminiani; The Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze 1
2009 The Romantic Piano Concerto, Volume 49: Concerto no. 1, op. 1 / Concerto no. 2, op. 23 Wilhelm Stenhammar; Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Manze, Seta Tanyel 1
2011 The Romantic Cello Concerto, Volume 3: The Complete Works for Cello and Orchestra Sir Charles Villiers Stanford; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Manze, Gemma Rosefield 1
2012 The Romantic Piano Concerto, Volume 57: Piano Concerto no. 1, op. 10 / Piano Concerto no. 2, op. 17 / Konsertstycke, op. 1 Adolf Wiklund; Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Manze, Martin Sturfält 1
2013 The Romantic Piano Concerto, Volume 60: Concerto-capriccioso / Concerto no. 2 / Suite for Piano & String Orchestra Théodore Dubois; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Manze, Cédric Tiberghien 1
2014 On the Way: Works for Tuba by Duda, Williams, Szentpali Duda, Williams, Szentpáli; Andreas Martin Hofmeir, Münchner Philharmoniker, Andrew Manze 1
2014 The Romantic Cello Concerto, Volume 5 Saint‐Saëns; Natalie Clein, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Manze 2
Complete Violin Sonatas Giovanni Antonio Pandolfi Mealli; Andrew Manze, Richard Egarr 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 Concerti per molti instrumenti Georg Philipp Telemann; La Stravaganza Köln, Andrew Manze 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 Concert for the Prince of Poland Vivaldi; The Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze 1
2007 Concerti Grossi (after Corelli, op. 5) Geminiani; The Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze 1

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