Anneke Scott, horn
Anneke Scott became really fast one of the most demanded hornist playing on the natural horn.
After studying at the London Royal Academy of Music, she obtained some grants to continue in France and Holland, where she focused on the differents aspects of the period instrument.
Since she graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in 2000, she played with some ensembles specialized on the period instruments, in Great-Britain and across Europe. She is actually the principal horn of Harry Christopher’s ensemble, « The Symphony of Harmony and Invention » (« The Sixteen » orchestra) and plays on a regular basis with The English Concert, The Hanover Band, Freiburg Baroque, The Early Opera Company and Concerto Caledonia. She also played with The Academy of Ancient Music, Concerto Copenhagen, English Baroque Soloists, Europa Galante, The Kings Consort, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, l’Orchestre des Champs-Elysées and Oper Fuoco. Since a long time, she developped a particuliar interest in chamber music and is a member of « The Etesian ».
She met the pianist Kathryn Cok in the ensemble, and the decided to play together some classical and romantic repertoire for horn and piano. One of the important parts of her activities is also to do some research. Recently, she has been invited to study for a « PhD » and to give ancient horn lessons at the Center for the Ancient Music at the Birmingham University. She got the great privilege of being invited at the « Bate Collection » in Oxford to play on one of the beautiful horns of their collection, a Hofmaster from the 18th century.
At the other side of her activities, she also plays contemporary music with the London Sinfonietta and made some recordings with the Nigel Waddington Big Band.
Anneke Scott is principal horn in the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique (John Eliot Gardiner).