Ed Matthew has served as guest-principal clarinetist with Tafelmusik, Philharmonia Baroque, The American Classical Orchestra, Pacific MusicWorks, Clarion Music Society, ARTEK, Grand Harmonie, and Musica Angelica. He has performed with Apollo’s Fire, Handel & Haydn Society, Portland Baroque Orchestra, Opera Lafayette, REBEL, Washington Bach Consort, Boston Baroque, and other period ensembles. On modern clarinet and woodwinds, he was in the orchestra of Broadway’s The Phantom of the Opera for two decades, followed by this year’s Tony Award-winning revival of Parade. The New York Times praised his “seductive saxophone work” with the Pit Stop Players. He premiered Joan Tower’s Island Prelude with the award-winning Quintessence. For the 150Music label, he recorded Passages, Gary William Friedman’s clarinet concerto and has recorded for RCA, Naxos, and others labels. He creates original scores and soundscapes for Chatillion Stage Company and its Project Mercury podcast.
This Artist performs in the following events:
Paris 1922, La Bella Italia, The Breathing of the World, The Great Elopement, Mozart’s Math & Magic, Finale: Mozart Extravaganza