Oboe Jury 2021
Gordon Hunt was born in London and studied with Terence MacDonagh. Regarded as one of the world's leading oboists, for over four decades he has performed across six continents as soloist and conductor, also directing master classes and playing with renowned chamber ensembles.
He is currently Principal Oboe of the London Chamber Orchestra and the World Orchestra for Peace, and formerly of the Philharmonia and London Philharmonic Orchestras. He has recorded twenty-six solo CDs, including the Richard Strauss concerto, which the Penguin Guide named as the finest version available. He has been Music Director of the Danish Chamber Players and the Swedish Chamber Winds.
He is Professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Honorary Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, and a UNESCO Artist for Peace.