The British clarinettist Nicholas Cox is a professor at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Playing chamber music, he has collaborated with such ensembles as the Škampa Quartet and the Brodsky Quartet, and he has appeared as a soloist at many festivals in Britain and in other countries. He appears regularly as principal clarinettist with British orchestras led by renowned conductors including Claudio Abbado and Libor Pešek. From 1992 until 2014 he was the principal clarinettist of the Liverpool Philharmonic, and founded and led Ensemble 10/10, which specialises in contemporary music. Nicholas Cox is a distinguished teacher and hold master classes all around the world.