Anthony Fogg

Musician, Arts Administrator
Inducted 28 November 2007

Anthony (Tony) Fogg was born in Cessnock.

Tony played a pivotal role in the establishment of the Seymour Group in the late 1970s, one of Australia's most prominent contemporary music ensembles premiering more that 200 Australian works in addition to commissioning and producing several new music-theatre works. He was ensemble pianist, Founding Conductor and Artistic Director. 

Tony subsequently served as music advisor for the Adelaide Festival of the Arts, Co-Artistic Director of the Musica Nova Festival in Brisbane and he was Artistic Associate of the Australian Opera.

As an Arts Administrator for the ABC, Tony planned and programmed all concerts presented by the Sydney, Melbourne, Queensland, Adelaide, West Australian, and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras.

Since 1994, Tony has been the Artistic Administrator of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the United States, assisting the Music Director in the planning of repertory and selection of guest conductors and soloists for the company's subscription series at Symphony Hall, Tanglewood, and for all tours. He was also the International Associate for the Australian Youth Orchestra.

In 2007, he was named Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Government, for services to French music and culture. 

Plaque location
54 Vincent Street, Cessnock (garden bed)