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Iona Brown

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Iona Dark brown, violinist and conductor, was most widely known for her use chamber orchestras. Her family members was an extremely musical one, and she was motivated to explore her skills from a age. She became a member of the National Youngsters Orchestra of THE UK in 1955, staying with it for five years. She was after that delivered to the Continent to review; her teachers had been Hugh Maguire in London, Remy Principe in Rome, and Henryk Szeryng in Paris and Good. She also analyzed music in Vienna and Brussels. While also employed in the Philharmonia Orchestra (1963-1966), Dark brown became a member of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in 1964 like a violinist and quickly created a pastime in performing. She produced her debut as conductor of the Proms concert in 1965, showing up regularly using the Academy since. In 1974 Marriner reduced enough time he spend using the Academy, naming Dark brown as creative movie director. Since then she’s often carried out the Academy in concert and on a lot of recordings, primarily around the Philips label. In 1981 she also became creative and music movie director from the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra. She brought it in to the front side rank of worldwide rank chamber ensembles; in 1987 she received a scheduled appointment as music movie director of the LA Chamber Orchestra. She carried out lots of the world’s main symphony orchestras, like the Saint Louis Symphony, the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Symphony, and the town of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (which she was visitor movie director from 1985 to 1989). In 1996 she was appointed main conductor from the Danish Philharmonic Orchestra. Like a violinist, she documented Bartók’s Second Violin Concerto and David Blake’s violin concerto, that was written on her behalf. She was honored the Purchase of the United kingdom Empire in 1986 as well as the Knight of HIGH GRADE Purchase of Merit of Norway in 1991.

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Full Name Iona Brown
Date Of Birth January 7, 1941
Died June 5, 2004, Salisbury, United Kingdom
Profession Conductor, Violinist
Nationality British
Music Groups Melos Ensemble, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra
Albums Harp Concertos, 5 Violin Concertos, Guitar Concertos, Concerti per Oboe, Telemann Trumpet Concertos, 12 Concerti Grossi (Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields feat. conductor: Iona Brown), 3 Oboe Concertos (Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields feat. oboe: Heinz Holliger, conductor: Iona Brown), Vivaldi: 6 Concertos, Op.10, Concerti Grossi, Op. 3 (Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields feat. conductor: Iona Brown), Telemann: Oboe Concertos, Clarinet Concertos, Volume 1, Handel: 12 Concerti Grossi, Op.6 (3 CDs), Die vier Jahreszeiten (Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Iona Brown), Handel: Concerto Grossi, Op. 6, Nos. 9-12, W.A. Mozart:Sinfonia concertante KV 364/Konzert für Violine und Klavier KV Anh. 56 (Eloquence), Virtuose Oboenkonzerte (Eloquence), Best Of Classic, Vol. 1, Strauss: Metamorphosen / Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence, Vivaldi: 4 Seasons / Concertos for 2 and 4 Violins, 6 Flute Concertos, Op. 10, Vivaldi / Mozart / Handel: Classical Masterpieces, Five Cello Concerti, March in D major, KV 249 / Serenade in D major, KV 250 "Haffner" (Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields feat. conductor: Sir Neville Marriner, violin: Iona Brown), Symphonies no. 33 & 35 (Hübschesgutes / Hafner) (Academy of St Martin in the Fields feat: conductor Iona Brown), Concerti di caccia, Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 33 & 35, Violin Concertos nos. 1, 3 & 5, Haydn & Pokorny: Horn Concertos, Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge / Tchaikovsky: Serenade for strings / Mozart: Divertimento K 137, Recorder Concertos By Vivaldi, Sammartini, Telemann & Handel, Sinfonia Concertante / Violin Concerto No. 2, Grieg, Tippett & Beethoven (Live In Salisbury Cathedral), Violino Virtuoso, Suite in A minor / 2 Double Concertos, Sinfonia Concertante/Concerto For Two Pianos, Lachrymae / Frank Bridge Variations / Simple Symphony (Norwegian Chamber Orchestra feat. conductor: Iona Brown), Serenade, Telemann: Recorder Suite; 2 Double Concertos, Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat - Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A, Grieg: Two Elegaic Melodies - Tippett: Fantasia Concertante - Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C, Baroque Horn Concertos, Eight Baroque Recorder Concerti, The Best of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Poulenc: Organ Concerto; Concert Champêtre; Gloria, Serenade: Berühmte Werke der Klassik / Famous Classical Works, Telemann: Wind Concertos, Vivaldi: La Cetra, Op. 9/Wind Concertos, Telemann: Twelve Fantasias for Violin Solo; Five Violin Concertos, Baroque and Classical Gems, Mozart For The Morning Commute - A Lively Bit Of Traveling Music, Organ Concerto / Concerto Champêtre / Gloria


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