“…along with the orchestra, hit some of the sweetest high notes ever played.”
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“Anthony produced rich, lush sounds in the low register, lovely cantilena in the middle and ascended into the highest reaches of the violin’s range with accuracy and purity.”
“She played with a singing tone, polished arpeggios, sturdy double stops. Anthony added a measure of voltage as she took it up a notch with each return of the melody. Her standing ovation was deserved.”
The Grand Rapids Press
“Even at the top of her instrument’s register, her silvery tone never went thin or shrill. In the quieter moments, there was a bewitching delicacy to her playing, and her varied and intermittently “weepy” vibrato melted the hardest hearts (and ears).”
Charleston City Paper
Since her triumph at Denmark’s 1996 Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition, Adele Anthony has enjoyed an acclaimed and expanding international career. Performing as a soloist with orchestra and in recital, as well as being active in chamber music, Ms. Anthony’s career spans the continents of North America, Europe, Australia, India and Asia.
In addition to appearances with all six symphonies of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Ms. Anthony’s highlights from recent seasons have included performances with the symphony orchestras of Houston, San Diego, Seattle, Ft. Worth, and Indianapolis, as well as the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France. Being an avid chamber music player, Ms. Anthony appears regularly at La Jolla SummerFest and Aspen Music Festival. Her wide-ranging repertoire extends from the Baroque of Bach and Vivaldi to contemporary works of Ross Edwards, Arvo Pärt and Phillip Glass.
An active recording artist, Ms. Anthony’s work includes releases with Sejong Soloists “Vivaldi: The Four Seasons” (Naxos), a recording of the Philip Glass Violin Concerto with Takuo Yuasa and the Ulster Orchestra (Naxos), Arvo Pärt’s ‘Tabula rasa’ with Gil Shaham, Neeme Järvi and the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra (Deutsche Grammophon), and her latest recording of the Sibelius Violin Concerto and Ross Edwards “Maninyas” with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (Canary Classics/ABC Classics).
Adele Anthony performs on an Antonio Stradivarius violin, crafted in 1728.