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Artists

Conductors

Francis, Alun

Alun Francis has conducted more than 150 orchestras and opera ensembles in 25 countries. Since joining the Ulster Orchestra and Northern Ireland Opera Trust as conductor and artistic director in 1966, Francis has conducted most of Britain’s...

Judd, James

A sought-after guest conductor, James Judd is music director of the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra and of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. After graduating from London’s Trinity College of Music, he came to international attention as assistant...

Mackerras, Sir Charles

Born of Australian parents in the USA, Sir Charles studied in Sydney and Prague. He was Conductor Laureate of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Conductor Emeritus of the Welsh National Opera, Principal Guest Conductor Emeritus of the San Francisco...

Parry, David

Studied at Cambridge. He joined Opera North as a resident conductor, and from 1983 to 1987 was music director of Opera 80. In 1992 he became music director of Almeida Opera. He made his debut at Glyndebourne with Cosi fan tutte in 1996 and the same...

Stratford, Stuart

Stuart Stratford read music at Trinity College, University of Cambridge, studying conducting with David Parry and later in Russia, at the Saint Petersburg State Conservatoire, Symphonic and Operatic Conducting Faculty, for three years. He was the...

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