Andrew Harvey is a British violinist who enjoys a busy and varied career as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. He studied in London at the Royal Academy of Music, where he was awarded a master’s degree with distinction.
As a soloist, Andrew first appeared at the age of 12 performing Bach’s E Major Violin Concerto with the Apollo Ensemble. Most recently, he has given solo performances throughout Europe with the European Union Chamber Orchestra.
Until 2013, Andrew was a member of Royal Northern Sinfonia, which regularly gives performances at the Sage Gateshead on BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM. He is now assistant leader of Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, enjoying a busy schedule of recordings, concerts and tours. As well as his performances in Liverpool, Andrew regularly plays with English Chamber Orchestra – a recent highlight was a concert at Vienna Musikverein with violinist and conductor Julian Rachlin.
Aside from his classical performances, he has appeared on albums for artists such as Seth MacFarlane and Emeli Sande, and has made numerous recordings for TV and film including Poldark, Call the Midwife and Woman in