Michael Thompson (2)

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British classical horn player, teacher and conductor. Born 4 January 1954 in London, England.
After studying at the Royal Academy of Music he was appointed Principal Horn with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, aged 18. In 1975, he became Principal Horn in the New Philharmonia Orchestra, a post he held for ten years before leaving to concentrate on his solo and chamber music career. Since 2003 he has been Principal Conductor of the City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra. Principal Horn in the London Sinfonietta and conductor of The Ulster Youth Orchestra. His work with Sir Paul McCartney led McCartney to compose "Stately Horn", which the Michael Thompson Horn Quartet premiered in the Royal Albert Hall and Carnegie Hall. Founder of Michael Thompson Wind Quintet, Michael Thompson Horn Quartet and Michael Thompson Wind Ensemble. Fellow and Aubrey Brain Professor of Horn at the Royal Academy of Music.
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NI 5018 Michael Thompson (2) - The Golden Echo - Concertos for Horns album art Michael Thompson (2), Philharmonia Orchestra, Christopher Warren-Green Michael Thompson (2), Philharmonia Orchestra, Christopher Warren-Green - The Golden Echo - Concertos for Horns (Album) Nimbus Records NI 5018 UK 1985 Sell This Version
REN 600 Michael Thompson (2) - The Four Horn Concertos and The Fragment In E album art Mozart* - Michael Thompson (2), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Jerzy Maksymiuk Mozart* - Michael Thompson (2), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Jerzy Maksymiuk - The Four Horn Concertos and The Fragment In E(LP) BBC Records REN 600 UK 1986 Sell This Version
BBC CD 641 Michael Thompson (2) - Horn Concertos 1 & 2 album art Richard Strauss, Michael Thompson (2), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra*, Edward Downes Richard Strauss, Michael Thompson (2), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra*, Edward Downes - Horn Concertos 1 & 2 (Album) BBC Records And Tapes BBC CD 641 UK 1987 Sell This Version
421 429-1 Michael Thompson (2) - Clarinet Quintet, Horn Quintet, Oboe Quartet album art Mozart*, The Academy Of Ancient Music Chamber Ensemble, Antony Pay, Stephen Hammer, Michael Thompson (2) Mozart*, The Academy Of Ancient Music Chamber Ensemble, Antony Pay, Stephen Hammer, Michael Thompson (2) - Clarinet Quintet, Horn Quintet, Oboe Quartet (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre 421 429-1 UK 1988 Sell This Version
CHAN 8606 Michael Thompson (2) - Trio For Piano, Violin And Horn; Trio For Piano, Clarinet And Cello album art Brahms*, The Borodin Trio*, Michael Thompson (2), James Campbell (6) Brahms*, The Borodin Trio*, Michael Thompson (2), James Campbell (6) - Trio For Piano, Violin And Horn; Trio For Piano, Clarinet And Cello Chandos CHAN 8606 UK 1988 Sell This Version
ABRD1343 Michael Thompson (2) - Les Illuminations / Quatre Chansons Françaises / Serenade For Tenor, Horn & Strings album art Britten* - Felicity Lott, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Michael Thompson (2), Scottish National Orchestra*, Bryden Thomson Britten* - Felicity Lott, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Michael Thompson (2), Scottish National Orchestra*, Bryden Thomson - Les Illuminations / Quatre Chansons Françaises / Serenade For Tenor, Horn & Strings (Album) Chandos ABRD1343 UK 1989 Sell This Version
2141 Michael Thompson (2) - Trumpet And Horn Concerti album art Haydn*, John Wallace (4), Michael Thompson (2), Philharmonia Orchestra, Christopher Warren-Green Haydn*, John Wallace (4), Michael Thompson (2), Philharmonia Orchestra, Christopher Warren-Green - Trumpet And Horn Concerti (Album) Musical Heritage Society 2141 UK 1984 Sell This Version
CDA66498 Michael Thompson (2) - The Five Canticles album art Benjamin Britten, Anthony Rolfe Johnson · Michael Chance · Alan Opie · Roger Vignoles · Sioned Williams · Michael Thompson (2) Benjamin Britten, Anthony Rolfe Johnson · Michael Chance · Alan Opie · Roger Vignoles · Sioned Williams · Michael Thompson (2) - The Five Canticles(CD) Hyperion CDA66498 UK 1992 Sell This Version
CDC 7 54420 2 Michael Thompson (2) - Virtuosi album art Michael Thompson (2), Philip Fowke Michael Thompson (2), Philip Fowke - Virtuosi(CD, Album) EMI Classics CDC 7 54420 2 1992 Sell This Version
8.553834 Michael Thompson (2) - Serenade • Les Illuminations • Nocturne album art Britten* - Adrian ThompsonMichael Thompson (2), Bournemouth Sinfonietta, David Lloyd-Jones Britten* - Adrian ThompsonMichael Thompson (2), Bournemouth Sinfonietta, David Lloyd-Jones - Serenade • Les Illuminations • Nocturne(CD) Naxos 8.553834 Europe 1998 Sell This Version
8.225039 Michael Thompson (2) - Concerto For Horn And Strings - Fairytale Suite album art David Lyon : Michael Thompson (2), Royal Ballet Sinfonia, David Lloyd-Jones David Lyon : Michael Thompson (2), Royal Ballet Sinfonia, David Lloyd-Jones - Concerto For Horn And Strings - Fairytale Suite(CD, Album) Marco Polo 8.225039 UK 1998 Sell This Version
8.553570 Michael Thompson (2) - Wind Quintets, Op. 67, Nos. 1-3 album art Franz Danzi - Michael Thompson Wind Quintet, Michael Thompson (2), Philip Fowke Franz Danzi - Michael Thompson Wind Quintet, Michael Thompson (2), Philip Fowke - Wind Quintets, Op. 67, Nos. 1-3(CD, Album) Naxos 8.553570 1999 Sell This Version
BBC MM 314 Michael Thompson (2) - Symphony No. 4 (Konzertstück For Four Horns) album art Schumann*, BBC Philharmonic, David Pyatt, Michael Thompson (2), Martin Owen, Cormac Ó hAdodáin, Sir Charles Mackerras, Gianandrea Noseda Schumann*, BBC Philharmonic, David Pyatt, Michael Thompson (2), Martin Owen, Cormac Ó hAdodáin, Sir Charles Mackerras, Gianandrea Noseda - Symphony No. 4 (Konzertstück For Four Horns)(CD, Album) BBC Music BBC MM 314 UK 2009 Sell This Version
8.553592 Michael Thompson (2) - Complete Works For Horn And Orchestra album art Mozart* - Michael Thompson (2), Bournemouth Sinfonietta Mozart* - Michael Thompson (2), Bournemouth Sinfonietta - Complete Works For Horn And Orchestra(CD, Album) Naxos 8.553592 UK & Europe Unknown Sell This Version