Andrew Manze

Violinist, Award Winner

1965 –


Who is Andrew Manze?

Andrew Manze is an English violinist and conductor.

Manze was born in Beckenham, United Kingdom. He has been Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra in Sweden, since September 2006. He has made a number of recordings with them including Beethoven’s Eroica and Stenhammar Piano Concerti and a cycle of the Brahms’ symphonies.

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 future guest conductor engagements include debuts with Oslo Philharmonic, Bergen Philharmonic, Danish Radio Symphony, Residentie Orkest and Hallé Orchestra. In the United States, Manze makes his debut with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and at the Mostly Mozart Festival in New York.

After reading Classics at Cambridge University, Manze studied the violin and rapidly became a leading specialist in the world of historical performance practice.

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Jan 14, 1965
Also known as
  • Manze, Andrew
  • England
  • Clare College, Cambridge
  • Royal Academy of Music

on July 23, 2013


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