Matthew, Ed


Instruments Played

Current Performance Ensembles
American Classical Orchestra
Grenser Trio

Personal Summary / Bio

Ed Matthew, clarinet, performs on reproductions of late 18th-century clarinets and basset horn made by Joel Robinson, Steve Silverstein, and Rudolf Tutz. He has served as guest-principal with the American Classical Orchestra, Philharmonia Baroque, Tafelmusik, and Musica Angelica. He also performs with with Apollo's Fire, Sinfonia New York, Boston Baroque, Handel & Haydn Society, Concert Royal, Arcadia Players, and other period orchestras. He is a member of the Grenser Trio.

On modern clarinet, he is in the orchestra of the Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera and was a member of the Broadway orchestras for the revival of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man and the Lincoln Center premiere of Jason Robert Brown’s Parade, and the off-Broadway Fermat’s Last Tango by Joshua Rosenblum.

His recording of Passages, a clarinet concerto by Gary William Friedman, is on the 150Music label. He can also be heard on the RCA Victor, Original Cast Records, PS Classics, and Naxos labels.



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New York, NY
United States
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