Bassist ANNE TROUT enjoys a varied career encompassing early music, contemporary performance and traditional symphonic and chamber music repertoire. A resident of Boston, she has served as principal bass, toured and recorded with the Handel & Handel Society, the Boston Bach Ensemble, Boston Baroque and Emmanuel Music. She has worked for a diverse group of artists including conductors Roger Norrington, William Christie, Christopher Hogwood, Nicholas McGegan, Robert Shaw, Jane Glover, John Nelson, Julian Wachner, Herve Nuguet, Susan Davenny Wyner, choreographer Mark Morris and singer Joni Mitchell.
She has been engaged by the Boston Early Music Festival, Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra, Prism Opera, (modern chamber opera), Colorado Music Festival in Boulder, Cabrillo Festival in northern California under Dennis Russell Davies, Pepsico Summerfare (SUNY Purchase) Mozart operas directed by Peter Sellars, Rockport (MA) Chamber Music Festival, Warebrook (VT) Contemporary Music Festival and the Connecticut Early Music Festival.
Ms. Trout appears frequently with the baroque ensemble Rebel, in its chamber music series, recording projects and residency at Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan. She is regularly engaged as part of the continuo team for soloists of international stature and is often heard with Musicians of Aston Magna. In 2001 she was invited to join the Atlantis Ensemble in the first American period instrument recording of Schubert's "Trout'' Quintet, for the new Musica Omnia label.
Ms. Trout studied at Indiana University, Wellesley College and the University of Arizona. A native of Shillington, Pennsylvania, her teachers included Curtis Burris (Philadelphia Orchestra), Warren Benfield (Chicago Symphony) and Thomas Coleman (Concertgebeouw Orchestra). She serves on the faculties of the Longy School of Music, the Groton School and Boston College, and as a consultant and clinician for the annual Boston Bass Bash held in Cambridge. She has recorded for Telarc, London L'Oiseau-Lyre, Sony Classical, Erato, Dorian and Centaur.