John Holloway

Violinist/conductor. Born 19 July 1948
John Holloway
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John Holloway

John Holloway Biography (Wikipedia)

John Holloway (born 19 July 1948) is a British baroque violinist and conductor, currently based in Dresden, Germany. John Holloway is a pioneer of the early music movement.

Holloway was born in Neath (Wales)) and studied in London at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. After initial engagements, including at the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and at the English Chamber Orchestra, he was the manager and concertmaster of the Kent Opera Orchestra in the 1970s. After an encounter with Sigiswald Kuijken in 1972, he started playing the Baroque violin. Holloway gained a reputation as violinist, teacher and conductor in the field of historically informed performance.

In 1970 he became the concertmaster of Sir Roger Norrington's London Classical Players and later Andrew Parrott's Taverner Consort and Players. Besides playing in numerous baroque orchestras, he is a noted musicologist and lecturer.

Holloway has taught at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, the Schola Cantorum in Basel, and the Early Music Institute of Indiana University in Bloomington. He has given classes and led workshops in most European countries, as well as in Korea, New Zealand and the USA. In 2004 he was Regents’ Lecturer at UC Berkeley. In 1999 he received a teaching position at the Hochschule für Musik "Carl Maria von Weber" in Dresden.

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Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber
Mystery (Rosary) Sonata No 10 in G minor (The Crucifixion of Jesus)
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Mystery (Rosary) Sonata No 10 in G minor (The Crucifixion of Jesus)
Dieterich Buxtehude
Trio Sonata in B flat, BuxWV255
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Trio Sonata in B flat, BuxWV255
William Lawes
2 Airs for 4
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2 Airs for 4
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber
Sonata 'Victori Der Christen' after Heinrich Biber
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Sonata 'Victori Der Christen' after Heinrich Biber
Johann Pachelbel
Canon in D major for three violins and continuo
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Canon in D major for three violins and continuo
Johann Sebastian Bach
Auch mit gedämpften, schwachen Stimmen (Cantata No 36)
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Auch mit gedämpften, schwachen Stimmen (Cantata No 36)

Auch mit gedämpften, schwachen Stimmen (Cantata No 36)

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Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber
Mystery (Rosary) sonata no. 12 in C major (The Ascension of Jesus) for violin and continuo
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Mystery (Rosary) sonata no. 12 in C major (The Ascension of Jesus) for violin and continuo
John Holloway
Sonata in C major BuxWV.256, Op.1`5 for violin, viola da gamba and keyboard
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Sonata in C major  BuxWV.256, Op.1`5 for violin, viola da gamba and keyboard
Dieterich Buxtehude
Sonata in D major BuxWV.260, Op.2`2 for violin, viola da gamba and keyboard
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Sonata in D major BuxWV.260, Op.2`2 for violin, viola da gamba and keyboard
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber
Mystery Sonatas – The Resurrection
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Mystery Sonatas – The Resurrection
Aloysia Assenbaum
Sonata no. 3 in F major
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Sonata no. 3 in F major
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