Anthony Hose Conductor Anthony Hose began playing the piano at the age of three and gave his first recital at the age of six. He studied the piano, harpsichord and conducting at the Royal College of Music, additionally studying clarinet and double bass. He continued his conducting studies first in Salzburg and then with Rafael Kubelik in Munich and Geneva.

Anthony Hose works with many orchestras throughout Europe including the Berlin Symphony, Budapest Concert Orchestra, the Icelandic Symphony, the Rhine Philharmonic, the Munich Bach Collegium and the Orchestre de L'Opera de Lyon and in Britain with the London Philharmonic, the Royal Philharmonic, and the English Chamber and the Welsh Chamber Orchestra of which he is Principal Conductor.

In the opera house he has conducted many productions for the Welsh National Opera with repertoire ranging from Handel to Tippett and including most of the operatic repertoire of Mozart, Verdi, and Puccini.

Anthony Hose's BBC radio broadcasts include Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades, Britten's The Turn of the Screw, and Albert Herring and Hamlet (Thomas). For BBC television he has conducted Britten’s A Midsummer Night's Dream and the world premiere of The Servants by William Mathias. At the Buxton International Festival he has conducted many operas including the first complete performance in Britain of Kodaly's Hary Janos and Cherubini's Medee. He has broadcast many operas for BBC Radio 3 including Cavalli's Jason, which he directed from the harpsichord in his realization of Kodaly's folk opera, The Spinning Room. He has regularly conducted the Icelandic Opera and opera companies in Sweden and France.

He has also been Artistic Director of the Mount Dora Spring Festival in Florida and of festivals in Wales at Beaumaris and Llandudno, and is Director of Orchestral Studies at Stetson University.