Anthony works extensively as a freelance musical director, conductor, pianist, orchestrator, arranger and vocal coach, across many genres. He has worked with orchestras and companies as diverse as the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Orchestra (Lisbon), Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Bulgarian State Opera, Raymond Gubbay Limited, Guernsey Camerata, Britten Sinfonia, Manchester Camerata, Abai State Kazakh National Opera & Ballet Theatre, RTÉ Concert Orchestra (Dublin), Oviedo Filarmonía (Asturias) and Orquestra Simfònica Camera Musicae (Barcelona).
A prize winner in the 2011 biennial Blue Danube Musik Impresario (Vienna) International Opera Conducting Competition, Anthony has established an international reputation for conducting with tremendous passion born of a profound knowledge and understanding of the repertoire.
In his varied career, Anthony has enjoyed working with artists such as the internationally renowned percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie; Italian tenor, Fabio Armiliato; American tenor, Noah Stewart; Welsh baritone, Gary Griffiths, Latvian accordionist, Ksenija Sidorova and the award-winning Malaysian-born concert pianist, Mei Yi Foo. Anthony conducted the ‘Opening Gala’ and the ‘Spirit of Unity’ concerts at the 2014 Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Festival; and, in association with IMG Artists, has conducted ‘Film with Orchestra’ performances of Psycho, Vertigo, The Wizard of Oz, Singin’ in the Rain and Raiders of the Lost Ark.
Anthony’s musical theatre credits include South Pacific, Blood Brothers, Ken Hill’s Phantom of the Opera, A Grand Night For Singing, Chess, Dear World, CATS (Australian Tour, UK Tour, International Tour & West End Revival), Grease, The Wizard of Oz, Bye Bye Birdie, The Lion King (London’s West End, Sydney, Melbourne & Shanghai), Forever Plaid, King of Hearts, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera (London’s West End & 25th Anniversary UK Tour), Funny Girl, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Sound of Music, and most recently, the UK touring production of Evita.
Anthony’s opera credits include Don Carlo, La Traviata, La Bohème, Madama Butterfly, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, La Cenerentola, Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute and Orpheus in the Underworld.
Between 2014 and 2018 Anthony was Principal Conductor of the British Sinfonietta.
Upcoming engagements include performances with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Raymond Gubbay Limited, Barcelona Symphony & Catalonia National Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, and the Basel Symphony Orchestra.