John Anderson – Oboe

Tuesday 20 September 2022

John Anderson is currently Professor of Oboe at the Royal College of Music where he holds a fellowship and where he studied with Terence MacDonagh. He plays regularly in studios recording music for film and other commercial projects and is busy with chamber music commitments.
He has over 40 years experience as a symphony orchestra principal oboist in ensembles including the Philharmonia , BBC Symphony and Suisse Romande orchestras. He has recorded the major oboe concerto repertoire including two versions of the Strauss and Mozart concertos as well as chamber music and solo repertoire with piano and guitar. His recording of Venetian baroque concertos with the Philharmonia is featured regularly on classical music radio in this country and abroad. . As a soloist he has performed world wide including performances at the Carnegie Hall and the Philharmonie in Berlin.

John Anderson holds a BA in social sciences from the Open University and is keen cricket supporter.