Andrew Penny
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Andrew Penny

Andrew Jonathan Penny MBE (born 4 December 1952, Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England)[1] is an English conductor. He has recorded a complete cycle of Malcolm Arnold's symphonies.[2]

Penny graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music. As a postgraduate he studied with Sir Charles Groves.[3]

Since 1982 he has been Musical Director of the Hull Philharmonic Orchestra.[4] In November 1999 he directed two performances of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 8, (The Symphony of a Thousand) as part of the Millennium celebrations in Hull.

He was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2014 Birthday Honours for services to music.[5]


  1. ^ "Andrew Penny". Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Sir Malcolm Arnold and his Nine Symphonies", Classical CD Review, July 2005, "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 11 April 2012. Retrieved 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Every Picture Tells A Story: Andrew Penny". BBC. 23 September 2008. Retrieved 2012.
  4. ^ "Penny, Andrew". Naxos Digital Services Ltd. November 2001. Retrieved 2009.
  5. ^ "No. 60895". The London Gazette (Supplement). 14 June 2014. p. b23.

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