Nathaniel Anderson-Frank is Leader of the BBC Concert Orchestra.

He has appeared with them as soloist at the 2019 BBC Proms, as well as on tour around China and the UK, and is frequently featured on BBC Radio 2 and 3.

In recent years, Nathaniel has been invited to guest lead the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; previously, he was Assistant Leader of the Philharmonia.

Since 2013, Anderson-Frank has led the prize-winning Piatti Quartet, with whom he has appeared in concert throughout the UK and Europe. Recent recordings with the quartet include a critically acclaimed album, Albion Refracted, for the Champs Hill label, featuring the premiere recordings of Mark-Anthony Turnage's Twisted Blues with Twisted Ballad and Joseph Phibb's String Quartet No 1.

A committed educator, Anderson-Frank regularly coaches students at both the Royal Academy of Music and the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance, where he has also held solo and chamber music fellowships. Anderson-Frank has been invited to share his experience as an orchestral tutor for the Pioneer High School for the Performing Arts (USA), I, Culture Orchestra (Poland), Aberdeenshire Youth Orchestra and the National Music Camp of Canada.

A native of Toronto now living in the UK, Anderson-Frank received his Master’s degree with the highest honours from the Royal Academy of Music as a full-scholarship pupil of Maurice Hasson. He also holds a Bachelor of Music degree with academic honours from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied with Paul Kantor. He was made an Associate of the Academy in 2015.

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