Henry Baldwin

Since graduating from the Royal College of Music, Henry Baldwin has performed at the highest level with many of the UK's finest orchestras. 

Currently Co-Principal Percussion with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, he previously spent four and a half years as Sub-Principal Percussion with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, with whom he performed the world premiere of Stewart Copeland's percussion concerto 'Poltroons in Paradise' with Vasily Petrenko in Liverpool and on tour in Europe and China at the Beijing NCPA International Percussion Festival.

Henry is also Principal Percussion and a founding member of the critically acclaimed Aurora Orchestra, with whom he has performed a wide range of repertoire. Highlights include Messiaen's Le Marteau sans Maitre as part of the International Chamber Music Series at the Southbank Centre, Michael Gordon's Timber for percussion sextet at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and solo performances on tour at the Melbourne Festival and in Brazil.

Henry also enjoys a diverse freelance career and has played as a guest principal with, amongst others, the Philharmonia Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, the orchestra of Welsh National Opera, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the Gabrieli Consort and Players.