Annemarie Federle

Principal Horn

Chair supported by Victoria Robey CBE

Annemarie was appointed Principal Horn of the LPO in January 2023.

Annemarie has enjoyed freelancing orchestrally across the UK, appearing as guest principal with the Philharmonia and BBC Scottish Symphony orchestras, and working with the London Symphony, Royal Philharmonic and London Chamber orchestras. In October 2022 she was appointed as Principal Horn of the Aurora Orchestra.

In May 2022, Annemarie stepped in at short notice to perform  Knussen’s Horn Concerto with the LPO at the Royal Festival Hall, conducted by Edward Gardner. In the same year, she performed at the Ryedale Festival and recorded chamber music with Three World Records. Other highlights include winning joint first prize at the Gianni Bergamo Classic Music Award in 2021, and performing Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 4 with the Munich Chamber Orchestra at the ARD International Music Competition. In October 2023 she performed Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 4 with the Orchestra at Brighton Dome.

At the age of 17, Annemarie won the Brass Category Final of the 2020 BBC Young Musician competition. She went on to secure a place at the Final at Bridgewater Hall, where she performed Ruth Gipps’s Horn Concerto with the BBC Philharmonic conducted by Mark Wigglesworth, broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and BBC 4 TV.

Originally from Cambridge, Annemarie studies at the Royal Academy of Music with David Pyatt, Richard Watkins, Michael Thompson and Martin Owen.

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